Postgame Notes

Aug. 25, 2012

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Ahearn Field House – Manhattan, Kan.

No. 22 K-State (2-0)252525-3
Oakland (0-2)181319-0

Miscellaneous Notes
• The Wildcats are now 117-45 (.722) in Ahearn Field House under Head Coach Suzie Fritz… K-State has had a losing record in home matches only once during her tenure.
• K-State is 719-573-12 all-time since 1974.
• The Wildcats have won 7 consecutive home matches.
• Saturday’s contest was the first time K-State and Oakland have played each other… K-State
is now 48-12 against teams from the Summit League.
• The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday afternoon consisted of senior setter  Caitlyn Donahue,
junior defensive specialist Tristan McCarty,  sophomore outside hitter Chelsea Keating,  junior outside hitter Lilla Porubek,  senior libero Kuulei Kabalis,  junior middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger and junior outside hitter Courtney Traxson … This is the first time K-State has used this line-up this season.

Team Notes
• K-State hit .312 percent for the match (42-8-109)
• K-State is ranked No. 22 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll… The Wildcats are now 199-90 (.689) when playing as a ranked team.
• Since 2005, K-State has beat their first two opponents in the Varney’s Invitational seven times, and swept the opponents four times.

Individual Notes
Kaitlynn Pelger led the team in kills 11… Last time she led the Wildcats in kills was December 2, 2011 at Lincoln Neb. with 22… She tied a career match high in aces with 4.
Kuulei Kabalis achieved a career match high with 4 aces.
Alex Muff led the team in blocks with 4. She leads the team this season with 10 (1-9).