3 Vanessa Afonso

SJSU: In her second season with the Spartans. Vanessa Afonso sat out last season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Afonso is a 2000 graduate of Granada High School in Livermore, Calif. She lettered four years in soccer and three years in track and field. A four time all-league selection in soccer, she led her team in scoring. In track she was an all-league performer as a freshman and sophomore.

PERSONAL: Vanessa Maria Afonso was born on May 21, 1982, in Hayward, Calif. Her parents are Dennis and Trina Afonso. She has a sister, Ashley (16). She is a criminal justice administration major. She enjoys swimming and collecting stuffed white tigers.