This year's total of Spartan award winners equals 2015 and 2016 combined.
Six Spartans are repeat award winners.
Toha Vilanova was named the Offensive MVP and Paradi and Thompson shared Defensive MVP honors.
The Spartans ended a three-match losing streak with a solid second-half defensive effort.
The Spartans have MPSF matches on back-to-back days.
The Spartans finished with an 18-15 win-loss record and celebrated its season's accomplishments.
The Spartans trained in Spain and Hungary during the summer of 2014.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her fourth season with the Spartans... One of the team's capable sprinters and top individual defenders... Increased her season's scoring in each of her three seasons... A 2014-15 San Jose State Scholar-Athlete... Named to the 2015 and 2016 Association for Collegiate Water Polo Coaches national All-Academic teams... A 2015 and 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic team honoree... 12 career contests scoring two or more goals... Personal best three goals scored in a match three times including twice against CSU Bakersfield... Co-captain for the 2016 and 2017 teams.
2016: Played in all 33 matches... Personal single-season scoring best of 26 goals... Opened the season with a goal in each of the first eight matches... Three matches of two or more goals... Matched her single-match career best of three goals in a 13-8 loss at #5-Arizona State (4/9)... Scored twice in wins over #25-Cal State Northridge (3/19) and Pomona Pitzer (4/3).
2015: Appeared in all 31 matches... 21 goals... Sixth on the team in scoring... Scored in 15 matches including each of the last four of the season... Four multi-goal scoring matches... One of three Spartans to score in each of the MPSF Tournament contests... Single-match scoring best three goals in the 15-3 win over Cal State Monterey Bay (1/17) in the LouStrong Memorial and in the CSU Bakersfield conference victory (4/18) to close the regualr season.
2014: Played in all 33 matches... Eighth on the team in scoring with 19 goals... Scored in 13 matches... Had five multi-goal matches including a season-high three goals in the CSU Bakersfield victory (1/18) at the Bruin Invitational in Los Angeles... Shared the team-high scoring honors with two in the MPSF Tournament fifth-place match with USC (4/27)... One of three Spartans to score in both USC matches... Had two goals including one in a 6-0 Spartan outburst in the 11-9 comeback win over #14-Indiana (3/18).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from the National Sport School in Calgary, Alberta.
CARA: A child and adolescent development major... Would like to become a kindergarten teacher... First started playing water polo at age seven... Played club water polo for the Calgary Renegades (Coach John Csikos)... A member of the 2013 Canadian National Women's National Team... Played for the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Junior National Team... Contributed to Canada's second-place finish at the 2012 Junior Pan American Games in Montreal... Also has played in Greece, Italy and Australia... Scott Robinson, her brother, was a member of the 2011 through 2014 Canadian Men's National Water Polo Teams... Cara is a native of Calgary, Alberta.