Postgame Notes

Sept. 22, 2012

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No. 11 K-State (13-1)252525-3
Nebraska-Omaha (5-9)141521-3

Ahearn Field House – Manhattan, Kan.

Miscellaneous Notes
• The Wildcats are now 122-45 (.731) in Ahearn Field House under Head Coach Suzie Fritz… K-State has had a losing record in home matches only once during her tenure.
• The Wildcats have won 12 consecutive home matches.
• Saturday’s contest was the 15th meeting between K-State and Nebraska-Omaha… K-State
is now 9-6 against the Mavericks.… Fritz is 1-0 against the Mavericks.
• The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday night consisted of senior setter  Caitlyn Donahue,
Senior Middle Blocker Alex Muff,  senior opposite Kathleen Ludwig,  junior outside hitter Lilla Porubek, junior middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger, junior outside hitter Dakota Kaufman and senior libero Kuulei Kabalis… This is the third time K-State has used this line-up this season… They are 3-0 with this line-up.

Team Notes
• K-State hit .433 for the match (46-7-90)… a new season-high.
• K-State is ranked No. 11 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll… The Wildcats are now 210-91 (.698) when playing as a ranked team.
• With the win, K-State has now beaten 11 of their opponents in straight sets… The last time the Wildcats posted this many in a season was in 2007 when the team had 15.
• The Wildcats had Lilla Porubek and Kaitlynn Pelger end with 10+ kills… It is the fifth time that K-State has had at least two players reach double digit kills in a match this season.
• K-State ended with 6 services aces… It is tied for second most this season.

Individual Notes
Lilla Porubek led the team in kills with 11... She has led the team five times this season… This is also the eighth time that she has achieved 10+ kills in a match.
Caitlyn Donahue had 35 assists.
Kaitlynn Pelger ended the night with 10 kills and 9 digs.
Kuulei Kabalis finished with 14 digs and 3 service aces… She now has 20 career matches with one or more aces.