20 Frank Mata

SJSU: In his first season at San Jose State.

Frank Mata was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Valley Christian High School in San Jose. He was the team’s “Most Valuable Player” all four years. He was a second-team all-league pick as a freshman, and was named first-team all-league his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.

PERSONAL: Franklin Joseph Mata was born on July 8, 1982, in Santa Clara, Calif. His parents are Asencion and Georgina Mata. He has two brothers, Shawn (22) and Nicholas (11). He is majoring in business administration with a minor in finance. In addition to soccer, he enjoys listening to music and playing the guitar. Mata also plays for the Palo Alto Pumas club team.