2002-03 Amherst Men's Hockey Milestones
- Finished with a 7-13-5 overall record (7-8-4 NESCAC), qualifying for the sixth seed in the NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament, where they fell at third-seeded Colby 11-0 in the quarterfinals.
- Earned the outright Little Three Championship with regular season wins over Wesleyan and Williams.
Senior Forward Erik DiNardo (N. Reading, MA)
- Presented the Thomas Lawler Award by the Eastern Mass. Hockey Officials Association, which recognizes the player from NCAA Division II or III who best combines heart, ability and sportsmanship.
Senior Captain Defenseman Erich Schram (Madison, WI)
- Tied for 11th in the NESCAC in defenseman scoring (17 pts.).
Senior Forward Justin Pitrack (Wilmette, IL)
- NESCAC Winter All-Academic.
Sophomore Forward Scott Aldrich (Wilmington, MA)
- Earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors on January 13, after combining for four goals in a 7-4 win over Little Three rival Wesleyan and a 3-3 tie with then 14th-ranked Trinity.
Sophomore Forward Beau Kretzman (Edina, MN)
- First-Team All-NESCAC.
- New England Hockey Writers ECAC East/NESCAC All-Star.
- Finished 14th in the nation in goals per game (0.86) and 27th in points per game (1.5).
- Fourth in the NESCAC in goal scoring (19 pts.), tied for fourth in short-handed goals (2), tied for sixth in short-handed points (2), seventh in point scoring (33), tied for ninth in power-play goals (5), tied for 11th in game-winning goals (2) and tied for 14th in power-play points (10).
First-Year Forward Steve Nelson (Wayzata, MN)
- Ninth in the NESCAC in freshman scoring (19 pts.), tied for 11th in game-winning goals (2).
First-Year Goaltender Sean Lynch (Essex Junction, VT)
- Sixth in the NESCAC in winning percentage (.550 / 4-4-3) and eighth in goals against average (3.72).
- Earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors on February 10, after tallying 27 saves, including 15 in the third period, in a 4-3 Little Three Championship clinching win over visiting Williams. He then finished with 22 saves on 23 shots in a 1-1 tie with visiting third-ranked Middlebury.