FRISCO, Texas – Nicholls’ Cassidy Barrios is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award, league officials announced Monday. All Southland weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank.The Nicholls guard clinched the weekly honor after playing every minute of the Colonel’s opening two contests of the season. Barrios output included a pair of 20-point performances on the road for Nicholls.Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Cassidy Barrios, Nicholls – Sr. – Guard – Raceland, La.Barrios had strong performances against Power 5 opponents Baylor and Auburn, averaging a double-double with 20.0 points and 10.0 rebounds. Against the fourth-ranked Lady Bears, the senior finished one rebound shy of a double-double and produced over half of the Colonels’ scoring with 20 points in a 100-39 loss to Baylor. She then followed the season-opener up with another 20-point showing in addition to 11 rebounds at the WNIT in an 80-59 loss at the hands of Auburn. Barrios’ performance against the Tigers marked her first double-double of the season. The senior was nearly perfect at the free throw line shooting 15-of-16 and dished out five assists over the course of the week.Honorable Mention: Chastadie Barrs, Lamar.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.