The record-setting 1990 CCS softball team led by legendary coaches Jerry Skaife and Bill Johnson won both the Northern Region and the NWAACC Championship, beating Green River twice in the final day of the tournament. The team finished the season at 18-4 in league play and 33-8 overall with three preseason wins against Division 1 opponents. Coach Jerry Skaife earned NWAACC Coach of the Year honors and describes this team as “talented, hardworking, and extremely fun to coach”.  Leslie Young shattered two CCS pitching records with 22 wins on the season and 34 wins for her career.  Eight members of the Sasquatch earned post-season honors including: Linda Anderson (All-Region), Dani Briceno (All-Region), Desiree Buche (All-NWAACC, All-Region), Kelly Dunn (All-NWAACC, All-Region), Donnette Hickman (Team Most Inspirational, All-NWAACC, All-Region), Sandy Schilter (All-NWAACC), Beth Williams (All-Region) and Leslie Young (Team MVP, All-NWAACC, All-Region). Other members of the 1990 Championship Team include: Amy Connors, Sonja Giampietri, Laurie Gonzales, Jill Sewell, Sherry Reuben, Sundee Tiede, Linda Tucker, and Tammy Wilson
The 1992 NWAACC Championship volleyball team was led by Coach of the Year Irene Matlock and her assistant was Juli Argotow Jones.  The Sasquatch went undefeated in league play (10-0) winning the Eastern Region title and finishing the season with a record of 52-5.  Spokane was well represented as six players were named Eastern Region All-Stars and made the NWAACC All-Star Team as well; April Poage, Kim Hyndman, Carla Champoux (Tournament Most Valuable Player), Kasey Burnham (Team Captain and Co-Most Inspirational), Beth Wright, and Andrea Edminster (Team Most Valuable Player).  Andrea was also honored with the prestigious AVCA All-American Award. Other team players included: Melissa Hinojosa, Val Segerstrom (Co-Most Inspirational), Kerry Croston, Kristen Jarvis, Stacey Mohney and Deb Lincoln.
 
John Hernandez, SFCC Academic Advisor
As an Academic Advisor at Spokane Falls Community College for 35 years, John Hernandez has been an invaluable asset and support system for SFCC Athletics.  John was instrumental in building an academic tutoring and advising program for CCS student-athletes.  He served as the SFCC Faculty Representative to the District Athletic Committee for 11 years, and has volunteered for countless CCS athletic events in his tenure.  Hired by former Financial-Aid Director Erling Hjortedal, Hernandez began his SFCC career as a Financial Aid Work-Study Coordinator.  As an academic advisor he became the first department-chair of SFCC Advising.  “John has an incredible heart and passion for education. He gave to students the most valuable commodity a teacher-counselor can ever give; his time!” Keith Snyder
Leslie Young-Cheever, Softball, 1989, 1990
Arriving on the SFCC campus in 1988 from Galt, CA, Leslie Young soon established herself as one of the finest softball players in CCS history. As both a pitcher and hitter, Young set a numerous CCS records. As a freshman, Leslie finished second in the NWAACC in Hitting with a .440 average, and later went on to set records in both Single-Season and Career Pitching Wins. Young led the 1990 Sasquatch to the NWAACC Championship with a 22-2 pitching record, earning both All-Region and All-Tournament honors and was voted team MVP by her teammates.
Andrea Edminster-Jensen, Volleyball, 1992, 1993
Andrea came to CCS after a very successful career at Ferris High School in Spokane where she was voted Team MVP and selected Spokesman Review 'Athlete of the Week'. At CCS, Andrea helped the Sasquatch win the 1992 NWAACC Volleyball Championship.  She is in the top five Career Digs at CCS, earned AVCA First Team All-American honors, and was voted team MVP during her sophomore year.  Andrea later transferred to Eastern Washington University in the Orthodontic Technician program.  However, she found her passion in photography and is currently the owner of Andrea Jensen Photography in Coeur D Alene, ID. 
Elaina Bohlman Softball, 1986, 1988
Following an outstanding high school career at North Central High School in Spokane, Elaina Bohlman brought her talent and intensity to SFCC. Elaina was one of the finest defensive shortstops to ever play at CCS, with incredible range and tremendous arm strength. Elaina earned All-Region honors and was voted both Region and Team MVP in 1988 while leading the Sasquatch to an NWAACC Championship.
JoEne Heimbigner-Liezen, Volleyball, 1996, 1997
JoEne Heimbigner came to CCS following an all-star career at Shadle Park High School in Spokane where she helped lead the 1993 Highlanders to a 4A State Championship. JoEne starred off the court as well as the Associated Student Body President and class-elected Valedictorian.  As a Sasquatch Heimbigner earned First-Team All-Region during her freshman and sophomore years and was select to the NWAACC All-Conference Team.  JoEne later transferred to EWU where her team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.  She was selected Team Captain by her teammates in 2000 and earned a spot on the Big Sky All-Academic Team.  JoEne graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.
Rosanna Bostrom-Porche, Softball, 1988, 1989
Rosanna Bostrom came to CCS from University High School in Spokane and soon became one of the top softball players in CCS history. During her freshman season, Rosanna anchored a powerful Sasquatch lineup hitting .407, which helped win an NWAACC Championship. Bostrom lead the NWAACC in hitting her sophomore year with a .442 average breaking three CCS records in the process. She was awarded First-Team All-Region during both years at CCS; was Team MVP; and earned a spot on the NWAACC All-Tournament Team. She currently ranks in the Top-10 of all-time CCS hitters.
Julie Fountain-Saldana, Softball, 1995, 1996
The definition of a “multi-purpose” or utility player, Julie Fountain was one of the top pitchers in the NWAACC as well as one of the finest defensive catchers ever to wear a CCS uniform. Julie earned All-Region honors as both a freshman and sophomore. The Fountain sisters, Julie and Deanna were a feared 1-2 combination during the 1995 season. Julie would catch her sister during game one of a double header, and pitch the second game, leading the 1995 Sasquatch to a Region Championship. During her sophomore season Fountain hit .353 with 23 RBI’s, and had an 11-3 record as a pitcher, with an ERA of 1.61 and 51 strikeouts.
Melissa Hinojosa-Hill, Volleyball 1992, 1993
Melissa Hinojosa attended West Valley in Yakima, WA where she help lead the Rams to the 3A State Volleyball Championship in 1989.  Recruited to Spokane by Coach Irene Matlock, Hinojosa soon became one of the finest Defensive Specialists to ever wear a CCS uniform. She played a major role on the 1992 NWAACC Championship Team and was named to the 1993 NWAACC All-Star Team. Melissa continued her education at Eastern Washington University earning a BA in Health Education. She later joined the Volleyball Coaching Staff at CCS.  ”Melissa's knowledge of the game, organizational skills, and being self-directed certainly added to the quality of our program” (Irene Matlock). Hinojosa moved on to the University of Alaska-Anchorage where she received a Master's degree in Adult Education, and later her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
Tanya Palmer, Softball, 1994, 1995
A solid athlete and consistent performer, Tanya Palmer arrived at CCS following an outstanding high school career earning All-League honors and League MVP while at West Valley High School. Tanya led the Sasquatch in hitting during her two years as the Bigfoot starting shortstop, finishing in the top five in the NWAACC for offensive production. Palmer was voted to the All-Region Team in 1994 and 1995 while hitting .430 and .426 respectively. Tanya is ranked in the Top Fifteen for CCS Hitters.
Katie Hirst-Naipo, Volleyball 2000, 2001
Katie Hirst arrived at CCS following an outstanding 2-sport career (volleyball and softball) at East Valley High School in Spokane Valley.  Katie continued as a two-sport athlete at CCS starring in both volleyball and softball. In volleyball, Katie specialized as a Right Side hitter, one of the finest in CCS history. She is the current record-holder for Career Hitting Percentage (.300).  Katie continued her athletic career in volleyball at the University of South Carolina-Upstate where she earned All-Conference honors. Katie completed her Nursing Degree and currently works as an RN in the Great Spokane area.
Deanna Fountain-Martin, Softball, 1994, 1995
Deanna was recruited to CCS following an outstanding high school career at Mead High School in Spokane. She soon established herself as one of the all-time finest pitchers in CCS history with 123 career strikeouts and only 46 walks. Deanna pitched her team to a second place finish in the NWAACC in 1994. Her fire and tenacity as a pitcher earned her both All-Region and All-Conference honors, as well as a spot in the CCS record books as a Top-10 Pitcher. She finished her CCS career with a 32-8 pitching record and 1.22 ERA.
Shannon Horn-Russell, Volleyball, 1988 1989
Shannon Horn arrived at CCS following an outstanding career at Shadle Park High School in Spokane where she was a member of the 1985 WIAA 4A State Championship team and earned All-GSL honors in both softball and volleyball.  As a dual-sport athlete, Shannon helped lead both the CCS Softball and Volleyball teams to an NWAACC Championship in 1988, earning All-Region honors.  Both teams are inducted members of the NWAC Hall of Fame. Horn later transferred to EWU where she helped the Eagles win their first Big Sky Volleyball Championship and was voted team Most Inspirational.  Her 1989 team was inducted into the Big Sky Hall of Fame in 2009. Shannon earned two undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Elementary Education. 
Juline Parry-Martin, Softball, 1994, 1995
Juline Parry was recruited to CCS by Coach Jerry Skaife following an outstanding career at Spokane’s Mead High School; where she earned All-GSL honors and was voted Mead’s female athlete of the year her senior year. At CCS Juline earned All-Region honors in both her freshman and sophomore seasons. Juline’s performance during her freshman year earned her a spot on Top-20 Hitters in the CCS Record Books. Juline finished the year with a .421 average, 33 RBI’s, and 5 homeruns leading her team to a 52-6 record in league, and two Region Championships.
Jenni Rosselli-Hull, Volleyball, 1995 1996
One of the most prolific volleyball players in CCS history, Jenni Rosselli came to CCS following an outstanding career at Federal Way High School.  At CCS Rosselli earned almost every award possible including All-Eastern Region, NWAACC All-Tournament Team, and NWAACC MVP. Following the 1996 season Jenni earned First-Team All-American honors voted on by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), and was crowned National Player of the Year for Community Colleges. Rosselli later transferred and played at the University of Memphis where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education.  She stayed at the U of M to finish her Master’s degree while working with the Tiger Volleyball Staff for 6 years. Jenni returned to CCS in 2009 as the Head Volleyball Coach and Health Instructor.
Marci Meddock-Gannon, Softball, 1996, 1997
After an outstanding career at Mead High School in Spokane, Marci Meddock soon established herself as one of the finest all-round softball players in CCS history. Her speed and understanding of the game helped her shatter several CCS offensive records while earning her All-Region and All-Conference honors in 1997. Marci currently ranks third in the Top-20 Hitters at CCS. Her sophomore season production helped her team to a 27-1 league record and a second place finish in the NWAACC Tournament. Marci finished with a .468 average and a team leading 58 hits.
Traci Moore-Sampson, Softball, 1996, 1997
Traci Moore arrived at SFCC campus following an outstanding career at Rogers High School of Spokane where she earned All-GSL recognition. Traci was a two-way player for CCS as a starting shortstop and pitcher; and excelled at both positions. Her efforts helped lead the Sasquatch to back-to-back second-place finishes in the NWAACC in 1996 and 1997. Moore hit .402 and scored a team-leading 38 runs during her sophomore season. Her solid play at shortstop on defense, making only two errors on the season, was a big reason for her teams success. Traci was also 9-3 as a starting pitcher with an ERA of 1.89. Her efforts earned her a spot on the All-Region team.