Kathryn Hannum Multiple Award Winner For Water Polo

Campbell, Calif.-----It was a stand-up afternoon for co-captain Kathryn Hannum at the annual San Jose State University women's water polo post-season awards ceremony.

          The senior from Davis, Calif., was named the recipient of the Adriane Riddle Award as the team's Most Inspirational Player, was lauded for her contributions as a team captain the last two seasons and recognized as one of three seniors on the 2010 team. A standout defender in the field, Hannum also had her best season scoring in her four years as a Spartan with 19 goals.

           Adriana Vogt, a junior from Menlo Park, Calif., was named the team's Most Valuable Player. Vogt led San Jose State in scoring with 64 and tied for second in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in goals scored per match prior to the 2010 NCAA Championships. She became just the third player in the program's history with two 50-plus goal-scoring seasons.

          Sophomores Dani Curran, from Chino, Calif., and Meagan Minson, from Riverside, Calif., were named the Outstanding Offensive and Defensive Players, respectively. Curran became the fourth player at San Jose State to score 50 or more goals in multiple seasons with her 50 in 2010. Minson was one of the conference's top goalkeepers making 249 saves, the second best single-season total at San Jose State, during the season.

          Katie Buzzetta, a sophomore from Hollister, Calif., received the Most Improved Award.

          Goalkeeper Lauren Lewis, a junior from Fountain Valley, Calif., was named the Spartan Award winner as the team's "unsung hero."

           Bridget McKee, a senior from Newbury Park, Calif., was named the team's Scholar-Athlete Award winner. McKee, who will be honored at the University's 2010 Commencement ceremony on May 29 as one of the two Outstanding Graduating Seniors, is an anthropology major.

          McKee, Hannum and Kelsi Okuda, from Morgan Hill, Calif., were recognized as the three seniors to complete their college careers with the Spartans.

          Vogt and Allie Stewart, a sophomore from Sacramento, Calif., were named captains for the 2011 season.

          San Jose State completed the 2010 season with a 17-14 win-loss record and was ranked eighth nationally in the national coaches' poll prior to the NCAA Championship.