Upset Bid for Wildcats Falls Short
K-State (9-12, 1-10 Big 12) was led by a career-high effort from junior Angie Lastra. The
Also in double figures were senior Sandy Werner and sophomore Megan Farr. Werner tallied 20 kills and 16 digs for her first double-double of the season. Farr tied her career-high in kills with 15, while adding four blocks to her ledger.
Junior setter Stacey Spiegelberg dished out a match-high 61 assists on the night and tallied 10 digs for her seventh double-double this season and 16th of her career. It is the second time this season Spiegelberg has surpassed 60 assists, the first coming at
The Wildcats used a furious 8-2 run to comeback down the stretch in game four to capture the frame, 30-27. The Wildcats trailed 25-22, but chipped at the Tiger lead with a 4-0 run on the back of three Werner kills. After
The Wildcats hit .319 with 20 kills, led by Lastra and Werner with seven and six kills, respectively.
In game one, K-State took the early lead at 11-10 on a Kroeker kill.
Missouri held its largest lead at 12-9, before K-State went on a 5-0 run highlighted by a Jenny Jantsch service ace and a Kroeker kill to take a 14-12 lead. The Wildcats built their lead to seven at 21-14 on a Tiger attack error. The Wildcats and Tigers exchanged points throughout the remainder of the second stanza. A Kelsey Chipman and Farr block snared the game two win for the Wildcats, 30-26.
The Wildcats hit .250 in the second game with 16 kills, led by Werner with six and Farr and Lastra recording four apiece.
After an early K-State lead,
In the final game, the Tigers used a late 4-1 run to seal the match, 15-12.