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 had two chances in the final 2:00 to tie the score.
The Spartans ended a three-match losing streak with a solid second-half defensive effort.
The Spartans finished with an 18-15 win-loss record and celebrated its season's accomplishments.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her second season with the Spartans.
2016: Played in all 33 matches... One of two freshmen on the team to play in every match... Seventh on the team in scoring with 15 goals... Had five matches of two or more goals... San Jose State was undefeated when she scored two or more times... Season-high four goals in thw 28-8 win over Redlands (4/3)... Scored twice in wins vs. Cal State East Bay (1/16), Cal State Monterey Bay (1/17 and 4/9) and Pomona Pitzer (4/3).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in water polo (Coach Eric Rise) and swimming at Leland High in San Jose... 2014-15 KAI Sports honorable mention All-American choice... Second team All-CCS selection as a junior at Pioneer High in San Jose (Coach Laura Von Stockhausen)... 2013-14 Blossom Valley Athletic League (BVAL) girls water polo player Junior of the Year award recipient... 2012-13 BVAL Sophomore of the Year Award winner and first-team all-league honoree... Sprint freestyle swimmer... Swam second leg for Pioneer High's All-American 400-yard freestyle relay team as a sophomore.
MORE ON SIERRA: A child and adolescent development major... Invited to participate in the 2015 USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program... Sierra is a native of San Jose, Calif.