Oct. 20, 2012
|No. 14 K-State (18-3, 5-3)||25||25||20||23||15||-||3|
|Texas Tech (12-12, 1-7)||13||14||25||25||9||-||2|
Ahearn Field House – Manhattan, Kan.
• The Wildcats are now 125-46 (.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.
• K-State is now 29-8 all-time against Texas Tech and 21-4 under Suzie Fritz… The Wildcats have won 15 straight against the Red Raiders.
• Saturday’s starting lineup was senior setter Caitlyn Donahue, senior opposite Kathleen Ludwig, Junior defensive specialist Tristan McCarty, junior middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger, junior outside hitter Lilla Porubek, junior outside hitter Courtney Traxson and libero Kuulei Kabalis… It is the second time the Wildcats have used this lineup… K-State is 2-2 in those matches.
• K-State hit .318 for the match (65-18-148).
• K-State is ranked No. 14 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll… The Wildcats are now 215-93 (.699) when playing as a ranked team.
• Kaitlynn Pelger, Lilla Porubek, and Alex Muff both had at least 10 kills in the match… It is the 11th time that the Wildcats have had two players or more achieve this in 2012… It is the sixth time that three players have done this.
• K-State is now 11-1 in five-set matches in the last two years… They are 3-0 this season.
• Kaitlynn Pelger led the team with 18 kills, and 18 digs… It is here 21st career double-double… She has had 13 straight matches with 10+ kills… She has also tied or led the team in kills 15 times this season.
• Caitlyn Donahue ended the night with 58 assists… It is the 13th time in her career to get 50+ assists.
• Alex Muff ended the night with 17 kills, and 7 blocks… She has had 10+ kills four straight matches… She had a .593 hitting percentage which is fourth best all-time for a five-set match in school history.
• Lilla Porubek had 11 kills, and two service aces… It is her 42nd career 10+ kill match.