17 Veronica Hernandez

SJSU: In her first season at San Jose State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Veronica Hernandez was a four-year letterwinner in soccer at Milpitas (Calif.) High School. She was named to the all-conference team three years and was named the league’s outstanding defensive player her junior season. As a senior, she was her team’s most valuable defensive player.

PERSONAL: Veronica N. Hernandez was born on Feb. 7, 1983, in Mountain View, Calif. Her parents are David and Cindy Hernandez. She has three sisters – Jessica (20), a member of the San Jose State women’s soccer team, Denice (15) and Sabrina (9). She is a physical therapy major. Her favorite activitie include hanging out with friends and collecting anything purple.