|No. 22 K-State
Ahearn Field House – Manhattan, Kan.
• The Wildcats are now 119-45 (.725) 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 9 consecutive home matches.
• Wednesday’s contest was the 20th meeting between K-State and Missouri State… K-State
is now 7-13 against the Bears and 85-46-1 against teams from the Missouri Valley Conference… Fritz is 3-0 against the Bears.
• The Wildcats’ starting lineup Wednesday 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 first time K-State has used this line-up this season.
• K-State hit .319 percent for the match (43-13-94)… It is the third time the Wildcats have hit .300 or higher this season.
• K-State is ranked No. 22 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll… The Wildcats are now 204-90 (.694) when playing as a ranked team.
• K-State finished the game with 16 total blocks which ties for fifth in school history in a three-set match… It is the most since K-State tallied 17 against Nebraska on 11/25/09
• With the win, K-State has now beaten six of their opponents in straight sets.
• Kaitlynn Pelger led the team in kills 11... Pelger also finished the night with nine block assists and a solo block for her second double-double of the season.
• Caitlyn Donahue ended the night with 36 of K-State’s 38 assists.
• Tristan McCarty led the team in digs with 9.
• Alex Muff had 8 kills and on a .429 hitting percentage and 5 block assists.