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No. 50 K-State Begins Home Stand This Weekend


GO WILDCATS
Karla Bonacic has won five straight matches and six of her last seven entering this weekend's matches against Texas Tech and Texas.

GO WILDCATS
Karla Bonacic has won five straight matches and six of her last seven entering this weekend's matches against Texas Tech and Texas.
GO WILDCATS

April 9, 2013

Match notes


Match 16
(15) Texas Tech (15-4, 5-0 Big 12) at (50) Kansas State (7-8, 1-4 Big 12)
April 12, 2013 | 1 p.m. | Wamego Recreation Complex | Wamego, Kan.

Match 17
(29) Texas (11-9, 4-1 Big 12) at (50) Kansas State (7-8, 1-4 Big 12)
April 13, 2013 | 1 p.m. | Wamego Recreation Complex | Wamego, Kan.

Series History and Notes
K-State leads the series with Texas Tech, 12-11... The Lady Raiders have won seven of the last 10 meetings... K-State is 6-3 against Texas Tech in matches played in Manhattan or Wamego... Texas Tech won last year’s meeting between the schools, 4-3, on March 23, 2012 in Wamego, Kan.... Texas leads the series with K-State, 21-0... Texas won last season’s meeting in Austin, Texas on April 1, 2012, a 5-2 decision for the Longhorns.

Directions to Wamego Recreation Complex
From the West
Take Highway 24, eastbound out of Manhattan. Drive roughly 16 miles east. Continue on Highway 24 to the east side of Wamego. Wamego Recreation Complex will be on the right. Turn right on Balderson Boulevard.

Internet
Updates will be available at the official K-State Athletic Department Twitter gameday account (@kstate_gameday).


MANHATTAN, Kan. – No. 50 Kansas State will begin a four-match home stand this weekend, as the Wildcats host No. 15 Texas Tech on Friday and No. 29 Texas on Saturday. Both matches will be contested at 1 p.m., and are scheduled to be played outdoors at the Wamego Recreation Complex in Wamego, Kan. The matches are free and open to the public.

If weather forces the matches to be moved indoors to Body First Tennis and Fitness Center in Manhattan, an announcement will be made through the official K-State Athletic Department Twitter feeds (@kstatesports and @kstate_gameday). Fans can also receive score updates from the weekend’s matches by following the official K-State Athletic Department Twitter gameday feed (@kstate_gameday).

The Wildcats (7-8, 1-4 Big 12) ended a school record 12-match road trip in the state of Texas, as the Wildcats fell to No. 35 TCU, 5-2, and No. 42 Baylor, 4-3. K-State was paced last weekend by senior Karla Bonacic, who extended her singles win streak to five matches, with two wins over ranked foes and secured her 70th career singles win.

Bonacic owns an overall record of 15-7 this season, including an 11-4 mark this spring and a team-leading 4-1 record in the Big 12. Over the last two seasons, Bonacic owns a team-high 11-3 record in Big 12 play.

With her wins last weekend, Bonacic became the fifth player in school history and the second this season (Petra Niedermayerova, 74-31) to surpass the 70-win mark in a career. Bonacic owns a career singles record of 70-40 (.636) including a 54-18 mark in dual matches.  

Following this weekend’s matches, K-State will close out the 2013 regular season with a pair of home matches. The Wildcats will host Iowa State on Friday, April 19 at 1 p.m., followed by a visit from West Virginia on Sunday, April 21 at 11 a.m. The matches are scheduled to be played outdoors at the Wamego Recreation Complex in Wamego, Kan.

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