1997 Inductees

Anne Quast Decker (left)-Golf 1.-1961jpegANNE QUAST SANDER — Golf

Anne Quast Sander was born in Everett, WA on August 31, 1937. Her parents owned the Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville, WA, and by age 12 she had played in her first tournament.

Anne went on to reach the heights of women’s amateur golf. She began by winning Washington Junior Golf championships in 1952, 1954 and 1955. She also won the state’s Women’s championship in 1955 and repeated in 1956.  While a student at Stanford University, she won the first of her three United States Women’s Amateur champions in 1958 and won the event again in1961 and 1963.

Quest was a member of the U.S. Curtis Cup team in 1958, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968, 1974, 1984, and 1990. Her eight appearances rank her second all-time

Anne was the British Ladies Amateur champion in 1980 and has won four U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur titles. She finished fourth at the 1973 U.S. Women’s Open. She was married several times and played as Anne Decker, Anne Welts, and Anne Sander.

Anne Quast Decker (left)-Golf-1961

Jimmie CainInducted: 1997

JIMMIE CAIN — Football

A legend both as a football player and an official. An All-America back with Jimmy Phelan’s University of Washington Huskies of the mid-30s, he played in the 1937 Rose Bowl against Pittsburgh. Later he became one of the nation’s top football officials. As a referee he works two Rose Bowl games and a record 14 East-West Shrine Games. A member of the UW Athletic Hall of Fame.


RAY MANSFIELD – Football
Considered one of the best football players ever developed in the state, he was a standout in high school at Kennewick, the University of Washington and for 13 seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning two Super Bowl rings in the mid-70’s. Other honors include All-America Mention, participation in the 1962 East-West Shrine game and a member of the UW Athletic Hall of Fame.