Eagles win twice at Miami Dade tournament

For the second time this season, Mariane Cassiano was named FCSAA Player of the Week. She averaged 3.3 kills, 3.1 digs and 3.6 points in eight sets over two matches during the voting period. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
For the second time this season, Mariane Cassiano was named FCSAA Player of the Week. She averaged 3.3 kills, 3.1 digs and 3.6 points in eight sets over two matches during the voting period. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State went two-for-two today at the Miami Dade College Tournament in Miami.

 

The Eagles began the day with a 3-1win over Florida State College at Jacksonville (No. 7 FCSAA) (25-19, 25-16, 18-25, 25-13). 

Chiara Bosetti recorded double figures in kills (18) and digs (15).  

Aixa Vigil also tallied double figures in kills (11) and digs (10) while serving three aces. 

Nayeli Vilchez made 16 assists, two kills, and two blocks. 

Mariane Cassiano added 16 digs, nine kills, and an ace. 

Diana Carranza finished with 16 digs and an ace. 

Alexa Barral contributed four kills and two blocks. 

Weiying Wu had three kills and a block while Hannah Forbes made two digs and three aces and Vanessa Tirollo had three digs and an assist. 

 

In their second match, the Eagles defeated Palm Beach State College (No. 9 FCSAA) 3-0

Vigil led the Eagles in kills (11), adding four digs and a block. 

Cassiano added 10 kills, seven digs, two assists, and a block. 

Carranza had a team-high 20 digs along with six assist and a pair of aces. 

Tirollo tallied 14 assists, five digs, and a block. 

Nina Finderle made 10 blocks, seven kills, and three digs. 

Wu finished with seven blocks, four kills, an assist, and a dig. 

Fuentes contributed eight assists, six digs, a kill, and an ace. 

Barral made five blocks and four kills while Forbes had three digs. 

Vilchez added three assists, two kills, a block, and a dig. 

 

The Eagles (11-4, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 15 NJCAA) finish the tournament tomorrow with matches against State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota at 10 a.m. and defending national champion Miami Dade College (No. 1 FCSAA, No. 1 NJCAA) at 4 p.m. 

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