The 2002-03 Harvard Crimson women’s ice hockey team played in the NCAA championship game, Harvard was first in the National Polls for 14 consecutive weeks. In addition, the Crimson had a 28-game unbeaten streak and captured the ECAC regular-season and Ivy League titles. The Crimson won the Beanpot for the fifth straight season. Jennifer Botterill set an NCAA record (since tied) for most points in one game with 10. This was accomplished on January 28, 2003 versus Boston College.
The Crimson won the Frozen Four semifinal by defeating the Minnesota Golden Gophers by a 6-1 score. In the final, the Crimson took the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs to double overtime. The Crimson would lose the game by a 4-3 score.