K-State Player Quotes

Junior Forward Marlies Gipson
On her own style of play...
“Defensively I think just being where I need to be and knowing that my teammates will be there for help depending on how I’m guarded. With that, I definitely have confidence in my teammates. Offensively, just like that first play out when I got my shot blocked, from then on I just needed to remember to pump fake.

On having to miss this game last year...
“It was just another game I missed. Every game I missed was hard. Just coming into the season remembering that you never know when your last game could be, I tried to come in confident and positive for every game.”

Junior Guard Shalee Lehning
On not the game being so close...
I think we were ok tonight I think we didn’t make some of the shots we normally would.  That’s just how it goes I’m just proud of my team for when things didn’t come easy for us we just kept fighting.  We found a way to win and tat is all that matters.

On first five minutes of game...
I think every game starts out with a different type of character and this one started out slower shots were not falling for either team and we were all a little to excited and fast paced, and ounce we all settled down as a team and a unit we started making things happen.

Senior Guard Kimberly Dietz
On Kansas’ defensive game plan towards her...
I had a couple open looks tonight I just didn’t convert and honestly I’m just proud of my teammates. I was looking for them and passing them the ball and they were knocking down shots.

On Marlies Gipson...
It’s just awesome playing with her because when we get in to tight situations we know we can count on her not only for to be calm and convert but to also calm everyone else down.  She is a great player.