WSU Inducts All-Female Class into Athletic Hall of Fame
PULLMAN, Wash. (Sept. 16, 2022) - Washington State University inducted eight individuals and one team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday evening, concluding the Cougars' year-long Power of IX campaign celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the 2022 class is an all-female class.
Below is the announcement from June of 2022 announcing the class.
"The 2022 WSU Athletic Hall of Fame class highlights exceptional contributors to the great history of Cougar Athletics, and this year, in honor of our proud history with Title IX, we welcome some of the greatest women in WSU history as we induct an all-female class," said Chun. "Their accomplishments will be celebrated this fall and we look forward to welcoming them back to campus."
The honorees will join the current 221 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The list of eight inductees and one team comprising the 2022 class includes:
Eka Burduli (tennis, 2005-08): Ended her WSU career with a school-record 91 career singles victories…three-time All-Pac-10 selection…finished senior season with 28 victories, the first player in WSU history to register three-straight 20-win seasons…led WSU to the NCAA Championships in 2008, while making her second appearance at the NCAA Singles Championships…WSU's 2008 Pac-10 Medal winner.
Tammy Crawford (rowing, 1990-2002): Was WSU's first coach in the newly established varsity rowing program in 1990…under her guidance, WSU's varsity and novice level boats claimed a total of two National Championships and five Pac-10 Championships…2001 and 2002 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association West Region Coach of the Year.
LaToya Harris (volleyball, 1999-2002): A four-year letterwinner at WSU…three-time All-Pac-10 First-Team selection…finished career with school records for aces (143)…two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week…member of three NCAA Championship tournament teams, including Elite Eight team in 2002…finished career in school Top-10 lists in multiple categories.
Kiersten Dallstream (soccer, 2006-09): Finished WSU career for career goals (30) and points (76)…helped WSU to back-to-back NCAA Tournaments for the first time in school history in 2008 and 2009…two-time Al-Region and All-Pac-10 selection…was Pac-10 medal winner and NSCAA Scholar-Athlete Second Team following senior season…first-round draft pick in 2010 and played 10 seasons of professional soccer.
Lisa Fraser (soccer, 1989-94): First coach of WSU's NCAA soccer program in 1989 and coached the Cougars for five seasons…led WSU to five-straight winning seasons…1990 Northwest Collegiate Soccer Conference Coach of the Year…helped WSU to then program-best No. 11 ranking early in 1993 season.
Anastasia Kostina (golf, 2003-06): Two-time NGCA All-American…member of three NCAA West Regional teams…three-time All-Pac-10 selection…captured three individual tournament titles and helped WSU to six team titles…two-time NGCA All-Scholar team.
Celestine N'Drin (track & field, 1986-90): Two-time Outdoor All-American in the 800m…continues to hold WSU women's record in the 400m and 800m…two-time Pac-10 champion in the 800m (1987, '90) and Pac-10 champion in the 400m (1989)…member of Pac-10 winning 1600m Relay Team as a freshman…represented Ivory Coast in both the 1984 and 1988 Olympics.
Georgette Reed (swimming/track & field, 1988-91): Began WSU career as swimming student-athlete before injuries forced move to track & field…two-time All-American in the shot put…finished fifth at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor championships in the shot as a senior…remains WSU's school-record holder...1991 Pac-10 Medal winner from WSU…17-time Canadian National shot put champion and two-time discuss champion…father, George, is a member of the WSU Hall of Fame (football).
1991 Women's Basketball: The 1991 team was the first in program history to reach the NCAA Championship, where it faced No. 22 Northwestern…team posted an 18-11 overall record, the most wins for WSU in 12 seasons…head coach Harold Rhodes was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year…had four players average in double figures, led by senior center Kristin Metson's 14.5 ppg.
The WSU Athletic Hall of Fame was chartered in 1978 at the directive of then-WSU President Glenn Terrell and WSU Athletic Director Sam Jankovich. To learn more about the individuals in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame, please visit wsucougars.com or click HERE.