8 Luiza Andrade
Luiza  Andrade


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

High School:




Andrade Named MW Defensive Player Of The Week

Andrade averaged 5.62 digs and 0.38 service aces per set last week for the Spartans.


Volleyball Upsets #19 Colorado State On Saturday

The Spartans snapped the Rams 15-match winning streak and handed them just their third loss of the season.


Luiza Andrade Named MW Defensive Player of the Week

Andrade helped the Spartans to a 2-0 record last week.


Volleyball Defeats Santa Clara 3-1 Saturday Night

The Spartans enter Mountain West play with an 8-3 record.


Volleyball Defeats San Francisco 3-1 To Start 2017 Undefeated

Fernanda Vido recorded her first double-double in the win.

Third year at San José State…two-time Academic All-Mountain West honoree.

2016: Played in 30 matches and 111 sets as the team’s primary libero...averaged 3.91 digs per set...team leader in digs with 434, sixth-highest total in school history...double-figure digs in 26 matches... recorded career-best 37 digs against Cal State Fullerton, the fifth-highest total in school history and tied for 16th nationally in digs for a five-set match in 2016...the only player in San José State history to record 37 digs in a match...recorded 30 digs at Utah Valley, the fourth Spartan to record 30 digs in a match and the 13th Spartan in school history to record 30 or more digs in a match...added 24 digs against Southern Utah, 23 against UNLV and 22 digs in the win over North Texas... recorded her first collegiate double-double against Long Beach State with 11 assists and 13 digs...almost had a double-double three other times...match-winning kill at Air Force when her pass went over the net and fell for the final point...three aces against New Mexico, Air Force and San Diego State...nine matches with one service ace...named to the Spartan Invitational All-Tournament team.

2015:  Played in 31 matches and 115 sets…primary passer…averaged 2.44 digs per set…three matches with 20+ digs – 24 versus Evansville, 21 against Omaha and 20 versus Quinnipiac…11 matches with double-figure digs…six assists and four service aces versus Quinnipiac…three service aces against UC Riverside…three assists and a kill versus Sacramento State…Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week for September 14-21…averaged 5.18 digs per set and led the Spartans to a 2-1 record at the Chippewa Challenge.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:  Played for the Brazilian Youth National Team…2011 team won the South American Championship…played club for Flamengo…team won the Copa Minas International Volleyball Tournament in 2012 and 2013…named best libero of the South American Champions tournament…three times named the best defender in the nation at the Copa Minas International Volleyball Tournament…best libero in the nation at Taca Parana.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from Colégio Anglo-Americano High School.

PERSONAL:  Communications studies major with a minor in business…brother, Gabriel, played basketball at BYU Hawaii…two-time Academic All-Mountain West honoree…likes being with family and friends and hiking…Luiza Imbuzeiro Andrade was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.