Ducks End Cats? Season with 3-2 Decision
The Wildcats’ finished with their 16th match of over .300 hitting this season, as the K-State attack hit .314 with 81 kills on 185 attempts with 23 errors. The defense tallied a season-high 22.0 blocks, as three individual Wildcats tallied 10 or more.
Rita Liliom led the team in kills with a career-high 27 on .400 hitting. The number marks the most kills for a Wildcat in a postseason match. The junior from
Nataly Korobkova added 16 kills and a career-high 14 blocks. The performance marks her seventh career double-double with K-State. Kelsey Chipman also had a double-double night with 14 kills on .387 hitting and 10 blocks. The match becomes Chipman’s fourth with double-digit blocks, which moves her into second in school history for 10-block matches. Megan Farr notched her first double-double of her three-year K-State career, as the
Senior Angie Lastra and Stacey Spiegelberg close out their record-setting careers with the Wildcats. Lastra had 20 digs on the night to push her to 575 on the year, marking the most in a single season in school history. Laura Downey held the previous mark of 558 from the 2002 season. The product of
“This has been a great experience,” Lastra said. “It is the best decision of my life thus far and I don’t regret it. I have met a lot of great people. This was a great opportunity for me to grow and I am glad I came here.”
K-State finishes the 23-9 season with the third most wins since 1995 and the second most in the Suzie Fritz era. For complete coverage of