Mariane Cassiano of Polk State has been named Player of the Week by the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) for all matches played through Sept. 30.
She also earned Player of the Week recognition in September.
A freshman from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cassiano averaged 3.3 kills, 3.1 digs and 3.6 points in eight sets over two matches during the voting period.
She posted a .408 hitting percentage and had 17 kills and 21 digs in a five-set win over Central Florida (No. 5 FCSAA).
Cassiano also made nine kills, four digs, and a pair of aces in a win over Eastern Florida to begin Mid-Florida Conference play.
She also ranks first in the FCSAA and third in NJCAA Division 1 in kills per set (4.06) and second in FCSAA in kills (256).
Polk State (14-5, 2-0) ranks No. 2 in the FCSAA and No. 11 in the NJCAA.