Pac-12 Conference Inducts Tina Frimpong Ellertson Into Hall of Honor
SEATTLE, Wash.—The Pac-12 Conference has announced the 2022 class that will be inducted into the Hall of Honor, the Conference's most prestigious recognition of the greatest Pac-12 athletic contributors. Among the inductees, is Tina Frimpong Ellertson, a women's soccer alumni and now, assistant coach.
Frimpong Ellertson, a two-time Pac-10 Player of the Year, still holds the record for UW women's soccer as the all-time leading scorer. In her senior season, she helped the Huskies reach the Elite Eight, in their first ever appearance.
After her collegiate career, she played at the professional level for several years and five years on the U.S. Women's National Team. She also competed for Team USA in the 2007 World Cup.
Post her playing career, Frimpong Ellertson began coaching. She started as a U.S. Youth National Team coach before returning to her alma mater as an assistant coach for the Huskies. In her first season with UW, she helped them reach their sixth Sweet 16 appearance.
Frimpong Ellertson continues to make an impact with the Huskies on and off the field as not only a coach, but a mentor, role-model, and compassionate leader.
The induction will take place on Friday, March 11 before the 2022 pac-12 Men's Basketball semifinals. Following the induction, they will also be recognized at halftime of the semifinal game.
This is the 20th Hall of Honor class and features an athlete from each of the member institutions.