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.
Spartan goalkeeper Tayler Peters had a season-high 13 saves in the win.
San Jose State went 2-2 in its four Aztec Invitational matches.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her third season with the Spartans... Competing for the #1-goalkeeper job... Sixth on the school's list for career saves with 162... Single-match career high 15 saves in a win over #25 Cal State Northridge in the Zumo LMU Invitational (3/19/16)... 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic team and Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Scholar All American honoree.
2016: Shared the role of #1-goalkeeper... Played in more games and had the most starts among the team's four active goalkeepers... Led the Spartans in saves with 121... Four matches with 10 or more saves... Spartans won all four of those matches... Best day of her career may be back-to-back 10-save efforts in a doubleheader triumph over #5-UC Irvine, 6-3, and #17-Long Beach State, 9-6 in the UC Santa Barbara Winter Invitational (1/23)... Three goals allowed matched the fewest goals allowed by a San Jose State goalkeeper in a win over a top-five ranked oopponent... 10 saves in the winover #25-ranked CSU Bakersfield (4/30) in the MPSF Tournament... Eighth in the MPSF with her 7.68 saves per match... Tenth in the MPSF for goals agaainst average at 8.95.
2015: Was the team's #2-goalkeeper... Played in nine matches and made two starts... Made both of her starts in the Spartans' four-match sweep of the Harvard Invitational... Season high seven saves and allowed one goal in the first half of the 13-2 win over Brown (3/6)... Three saves and two goals allowed in the opening two quarters of the 13-6 victory over Marist (3/7)... Had a 7.68 goals against average.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in water polo (Coach Martin Munoz), basketball and softball at James Logan High in Fremont, Calif. ... 2014 KAI Sports honorable mention All-American... First water polo player at the school to be named Most Valuable Player of the Mission Valley Athletic League twice (2012 & 2013)... Three-time first-team all-league goalkeeper... 2012 second-team All-North Coast Section Division I honoree... Batted .468 and was her team's leading hitter for the 2014 softball team.
MORE ON TAYLER: A kinesiology major... Is interested in a career in physical therapy... Is a cousin of former San Jose State softball player Alex Stange and one-time Spartan women's soccer player Gabriella Stange.... Enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding and hunting... She is a native of Fremont, Calif.