K-State Player Quotes

Sophomore Forward Marlies Gipson
On coming back after the exhibition loss against Emporia State...
“We just wanted to come into it as a team and get some pride back. We are very thankful for the fans that came back and went to the game. We are learning to work as a team and to get a win as a team.”

 

On establishing the post...

“In every game we want to come in and establish a post presence, whether it’s me or as a team, we have to establish a presence and pride to help out the guards on the outside.”

 

Freshman Forward Ashley Sweat

On the game...

“It’s really nice to get a win. We worked really hard on mechanics this week in practice. I though we played really well as a team for most of the game. Hopefully we can carry that over to Monday.”

 

On her first game as a Wildcat...

“My teammates were getting me the ball. I know that coach (Deb) Patterson wants a lot of rebounds out of us, so I’m trying to work hard on that.”

Junior Guard Kimberly Dietz

On teammate Shalee Lehning’s play tonight...

“Lehning is a great player and a great vocal leader. Whenever she is on the floor everyone plays better because of her great attitude. She is an amazing player and is always in there scrapping for rebounds and playing as hard as she can all the time. With that she makes everyone on the team better. It’s great having her on this team.”