SJSU's Miranda Named CoSIDA Academic All-District®


SAN JOSE, Calif. -
San José State's Willy Miranda earned a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District® first team, announced by CoSIDA this week. Miranda, a senior midfielder from Irapuato, Mexico, leads the team with seven goals and 17 points.

Miranda scored the game-winning goal for the Spartans in the WAC quarterfinals on Wednesday in the 55th minute to complete SJSU's come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Utah Valley. He has scored in each of the last two games for the Spartans.

  • Miranda is a Spanish major and boasts an impressive 3.84 grade point average
  • He joins two other WAC players on the all-district teams, Seattle's James Morris and UT Rio Grande Valley's Jan Engels
  • Miranda has made 39 starts in 55 games over his four seasons at San José State
    • He has 16 goals and 39 points during his career
  • To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA at his current institution, as well as participate in at least 50 percent of the team's games
    • All first-team all-district selections are now eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America® which will be announced in early December

Miranda and the Spartans will take on WAC regular-season champion No. 25 Grand Canyon on Friday at 3:30 p.m. PT in the semifinals of the WAC Championship in Phoenix, Ariz. The game will be streamed on ESPN+ and fans can follow via live stats as well.