EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Mary Comito State Farm athlete of the week is  Hanover Park junior volleyball player Katie Piedade. She contributed to a very successful season for the vteam and leads the team in aces 41, service points 22 and assist 136. Piedade also plays during the year for the number one club travel team in New Jersey.  She would like to have a career in a high school guidance, an also pursue a high school volleyball coaching job. Her mom is her role model and first inspired her to take up volleyball.                                                                                                                       

Piedade would like to keep playing in college. Her biggest accomplishment to date was winning regions with her club team. The Florida Gators are her favorite college team. Even though volleyball is a big commitment she makes time for family, friends and school work.