Softball History

206 Softball team in action at UW

Below you will find information on former Bellevue College softball players who finished their academic and athletic careers at 4-year colleges or universities.  In addition, there is information regarding Bellevue College softball records, player and coaching awards and all-American information.

FORMER BELLEVUE COLLEGE SOFTBALL PLAYERS WHO PLAY(ED) AT FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES
Follow the progress of former athletes currently playing by clicking on the link below each athlete

Erica Addison – Shortstop
Bellevue Softball 2007-2008
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) (2009 and 2010)
http://www.unlvrebels.com/

Kristen Allen – 2nd Base
Bellevue Softball 2011
Western Washington University (Current)
http://wwuvikings.cstv.com/sports/w-softbl/wwu-w-softbl-body.html
http://wwuvikings.cstv.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/052311aaa.html

Nicole Andrews – Pitcher 
Bellevue Softball 2006-2007
Oregon Institute of Technology (Volleyball and Softball – 2008 and 2009)
http://www.oit.edu/athletics/womens-sports/volleyball

Haylee Baker – SS/3rd
Bellevue Softball 2012
Western Washington University (2013-2014)
http://www.wwuvikings.com/sports/w-softbl/mtt/haylee_baker_810555.html

Brielle Bray – Pitcher
Bellevue Softball 2013-14
Central Washington University (Current)

Jovita Bruton – 3rd Base
Bellevue Softball 2006-2007
Southern Wesleyan University (2008)
http://swuathletics.athleticsite.com

Breonna Chrisman – Pitcher
Bellevue Softball 2010-2011
Seattle University (2012-2013)
http://www.goseattleu.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=18200&SPID=10765&SPSID=89859

Rogin Hardy – Utility
Bellevue Softball 2011
Seattle University (2012-2013)
http://www.goseattleu.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=18200&SPID=10765&SPSID=89859

Jamie Herrick – Pitcher
Bellevue Softball 2006-2007
St. Martin’s University (2008 and 2009)
http://www.smusaints.com/

Allie Hooks – Pitcher          
Bellevue Softball 2004-2005
University of Puget Sound (2007)

Autumn Issacson
Bellevue Softball 2013
Western Washington University (Current)
http://www.wwuvikings.com/sports/w-softbl/mtt/autumn_isaacson_852545.html

Megan McLachlan – Shortstop/Catcher
Bellevue Softball 2009-2010
Montana State University – Billings
http://www.msubsports.com/

Chelsea McNeil – Outfield 
Bellevue Softball 2006-2007
Oregon Institute of Technology (2008 to 2009)
http://www.oit.edu/athletics/womens-sports/softball

Dawn Norcross – Outfield
Bellevue Softball 2007-2008
Montana State University – Billings (2009)
http://www.msubsports.com/

Danielle Orvella – Pitcher
Bellevue Softball 2011-2012
Concordia University (Portland, OR) (2013-2014)
http://www.gocugo.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1383&path=softball

Nicole Rogers – Catcher
Bellevue Softball 2010-2011
Western Washington University (2011)
http://wwuvikings.cstv.com/sports/w-softbl/wwu-w-softbl-body.html

Michelle Ruby – Pitcher
Bellevue Softball 2008-2009
Northern State University (2010)
http://www.nsuwolvesathletics.com

Amber Sinicrope – Outfield                              
Bellevue Softball 2006-2007
Oregon Institute of Technology (2008 and 2009)
http://www.oit.edu/athletics/womens-sports/softball

Lauren Smoot – Outfield / 1st Base
Bellevue Softball 2008-2009
San Francisco Academy of the Arts
http://www.academyartathletics.com/

Deavonnie Spadoni – Catcher
Bellevue Softball 2008-2009
Northern State University (2010)
http://www.nsuwolvesathletics.com

Caitlin Storkson – Infield
Bellevue Softball 2005-2006
Hawaii-Hilo (2007)

Tobey Varney – Shortstop / Infield
Bellevue Softball 2010-2011
Concordia University (Portland, OR) (2012, 2013)
http://www.gocugo.com/index.aspx?path=softball

Whitney Whittemore – 2nd Base / Infield
Bellevue Softball 2007-2008
Montana State University – Billings (2009, 2010)
http://www.msubsports.com/

Breanna Wilson – Outfield
Bellevue Softball 2011-2012
Montana State University – Billings (2013-2014)
http://www.msubsports.com/

HISTORICAL INFORMATION
(Including Records, Awards, etc.)

Note: The awards lists include information from the 2005 season and beyond.  The awards information was not kept prior to 2005.

BC SOFTBALL RECORDS AND FINISHES

2014: 28-15 (16-4 in North Region Play)
(North Region 2nd place finish) (1-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Miranda Granger, Whitney Whittemore and Sarah Hyatt

2013:     39-7 (23-1 in North Region Play)
(North Region Champions) (4-2 record at the NWAACC Championships – 4th Place Finish)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Whitney Whittemore, Rita Roach, Sarah Hyatt and Matt Hernandez

2012:     44-5 (24-0 in North Region Play)
(North Region Champions) (4-2 record at the NWAACC Championships – 4th Place Finish)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Whitney Whittemore, Rita Roach and Sarah Hyatt

2011:      38-3 (24-0 in North Region Play)
(North Region Champions) (3-2 record at the NWAACC Championships – 4th Place Finish)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Whitney Whittemore, Rita Roach and Sarah Hyatt

2010:     32-11
(North Region second place finish) (1-1 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Meghan Johnson, Rita Roach and Sarah Hyatt

2009:      30-12
(North Region Champions) (2-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Meghan Johnson and Sarah Hyatt

2008:      42-6
(North Region Champions) (1-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Dani Baird and Sarah Hyatt

2007:      38-12     
(North Region second place finish) (2-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coaches: Dani Baird and Sarah Hyatt

2006:      38-9        
(North Region Champions) (1-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coach: Rita Roach

2005:      30-13     
(North Region Champions) (0-2 record at the NWAACC Championships)
Head Coach: Leah Francis
Assistant Coach: Rita Roach

PLAYER AWARDS

NWAACC ALL-AMERICAN

2013
Autumn Isaacson

2012
Haylee Baker
Autumn Isaacson

2011
Tobey Varney
Rogin Hardy
Kristen Allen

2010
Tobey Varney

2008
Erica Addison
Dawn Norcross
Korri Heidemann

2006 
Caitlin Storkson

2005 
Caitlin Storkson

NWAACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM


2012

Emilly Cunningham
Lindsey West

2011
Nicole Rogers
Rogin Hardy

NORTH REGION ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

2014
First Team
Brielle Bray, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Heather Benjamin, C
Hannah Sauget, UT
Taylor Pottschmidt, OF
Lauren Burchak DP

Second Team
Taylor Turner, OF
Halee Ross, OF
Alex Kubeska, INF

2013

First Team
Autumn Issacson, OF, North Region Player of the Year
Brielle Bray, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Hannah Sauget, P
Larissa Johnson, 3B
Lindsey West, OF
Brittany Jacobsen, C
Lauren Burchak, DP

Second Team
Meagan Ransier, SS
Cassidy DeWaele, 1B
Miranda Granger, OF

2012
First Team
Haylee Baker, SS, North Region Player of the Year
Danielle Orvella, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Lindsey West, C
Meagan Ransier, 3B
Sarah Agerup, 2B
Autumn Isaacson, OF
Emily Guluarte, DP
Danielle Jackman, P

Second Team
Jessica Tingley, C
Larissa Johnson, INF
Nicole Barger, OF
Breanna Wilson, OF
Shelby Poole, OF
Emilly Cunningham, P

2011
First Team
Tobey Varney, SS, North Region Player of the Year
Breonna Chrisman, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Haylee Baker, 3B
Kristen Allen, 2B
Rogin Hardy, OF
Nellie Root, OF

Second Team
Emily Squiers, 1B
Rachel Tingley, OF
Danielle Orvella, P

2010 
First Team
Ashleigh Carter, P
Megan McLachlan, SS
Lindsay Sullivan, 1B
Lauren Reid, OF
Lexi Kubin, OF
Tobey Varney, UT
Sarah Agerup, DP

Second Team       
Breonna Chrisman, P
Megan Zender, 2B
Brianna Bray, OF

2009
First Team 
Korri Heideman, 2B, North Region Player of the Year
Michelle Ruby, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Nicole Higgins, 1B
Lauren Smoot, OF
Lauren Reid, UT
Lexi Kubin, OF

2008
First Team 
Erica Addison, SS, North Region Player of the Year
Dawn Norcross, OF
Michelle Wilson, OF
Korri Heidemann, OF
Whitney Whittemore, 2B
Lauren Smoot, 1B
Michelle Ruby, P

Second Team     
Christine Miller-Long, P

 2007
First Team 
Erica Addison, SS
Jamie Herrick, P
Christine Miller, P
Dawn Norcross, OF
Amber Sinicrope, OF
Samantha Smiley, DH
Michelle Wilson, 1B

Second Team 
Jovita Bruton, 3B

2006
First Team 
Whitney Cochran, OF
Megan Emm, OF
Jamie Herrick, P, North Region Pitcher of the Year
Meghan Johnson, C
Savanna Maldonado, SS
Caitlin Storkson, 2B-1B

Second Team 

Nicole Andrews, P
Jovita Bruton, 3B

2005
First Team 
Allie Hooks, P
Rachel McNaul, SS
Caitlin Storkson, 3B

Second Team 
Megan Emm, OF
Megan Keith, 1B

COACHING AWARDS

2013
North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)

2012
North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)

2011
North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)

2009
North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)

2008
North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)

2005 
NWAACC NFCA National Coaching Staff of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis, Assistant Coach Rita Roach)

North Region Coach of the Year
(Head Coach Leah Francis)