15 student-athletes are graduating as cum laude, summa cum laude or magna cum laude.
Five seniors played their last game at Municipal Stadium.
The Spartans pounded out 14 hits in Sunday's finale.
San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.
Great outings from Hernandez, Slaney not enough.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his third season with the Spartans… Graduated with a degree in communication studies in December 2015…Currently enrolled in graduate school and majoring in interdisciplinary studies…Made 20 starts over his first two seasons after transferring from LA Harbor College…The most experienced left-handed option on the staff in 2016.
2015: Appeared in 17 games and made six starts…Notched an 0-2 record and 7.68 ERA in 38.2 innings on the bump… Went 6.0 innings in his first start of the season at LMU (2/14)… First career relief appearance came against Cal Poly (3/10)… Tossed 1.2 innings of scoreless relief at Fresno State (3/21)… Allowed just one baserunner in his last 3.2 innings of work at Oregon State (3/24)… Struck out a career-high five in 5.2 shutout innings of two-hit ball against SCU (5/12).
2014: Began the year as the Saturday starter and did not miss a start all season…Finished 0-7 with a 5.32 ERA in 67.2 innings spanning 14 starts…Pitched at least five innings in nine starts…Pitched well against Mountain West foe UNLV, allowing two earned runs while striking out six over 11.2 innings in two starts (3/15, 4/12)…Ended the season pitching five innings against San Diego State in the MW Championship tournament (5/22).
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played the 2013 season at Los Angeles Harbor College in Wilmington, Calif. …Notched a 3-2 record with a 3.21 ERA in 33.2 innings out of the bullpen in his lone season with the Seahawks…Struck out 22 batters and allowed only six walks in his freshman campaign.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Banning High School in Wilmington, Calif. …Was a starting pitcher, outfielder and designated hitter for the Pilots…Named a Cal-Hi Sports First-Team All-State selection as a sophomore…Earned First-Team All-Los Angeles City Section honors during his junior campaign where he had an 8-4 record and a 1.81 ERA while hitting .459 with 24 RBIs…As a senior designated hitter, Hernandez batted .351 with 23 RBI and scored 24 runs…Other baseball accolades include Marine League Pitcher of the Year and MVP.
JONATHAN: Graduated with a degree in communication studies in December 2015…Currently enrolled in graduate school and majoring in interdisciplinary studies…Wants to have a job in sports communication after he graduates college…Enjoys paintballing, surfing and riding ATVs…Born in Torrance, Calif. …Now calls Wilmington, Calif., his hometown.