Oct. 20, 2012
TEXAS TECH MATCH NOTES
With the win, Kansas State now leads the all-time series 29-8 over Texas Tech, including an 11-5 mark when playing in Manhattan.
Kansas State picked up its 15th-consecutive victory over Texas Tech with the win as the Red Raiders have not defeated the Wildcats since taking a 3-2 victory on Nov. 10, 2004, in Manhattan.
The 2004 match between the two schools also marked the last time Texas Tech defeated a ranked opponent. Kansas State was ranked 20th in the country at the time.
Despite dropping the match, Texas Tech was able to take a ranked team to a fifth set since falling 3-2 to No. 25 Oklahoma on Oct. 1 last year in Lubbock.
Texas Tech had not previously taken a ranked team to five sets on the road since topping the 20th-ranked Wildcats on Nov. 10, 2004, in Manhattan.
The loss dropped the Red Raiders to 3-2 this year in five-set matches. Texas Tech's only other loss was Sept. 19 at Nevada.
Texas Tech's seven aces marked its most during Big 12 play this year. It was also the Tech's most since recording a season-high nine against Northwestern State on Sept. 1 earlier this season.
The Red Raiders came close to overcoming a two-set deficit for the second time already this year as Tech also rallied to defeat Boston College in five sets on Aug. 25.
Dropped to 296-88 overall as a head coach and 27-29 while at Texas Tech.
Dropped to 8-16 in true road contests while at Texas Tech.
Dropped to 5-5 in five-set matches while at Texas Tech.
Stacy recorded a career-high 19 kills in the match, snapping her previous mark of 16 set against Houston Baptist on Sept. 14 in the Rice Invitational opener.
The performance marked the second time the freshman has been in double digits during Big 12 play as she also connected on 10 kills last Saturday at West Virginia.
Stacy also posted a career-high three aces as well, marking the fourth time this year a Red Raider had recorded three or more in a match.
Her 12 kills in the fourth frame alone marked the most for a Texas Tech player in an individual set this season.
Brummitt recorded her team-leading eighth 20-dig performance this year as she totaled 21 against the Wildcats. It was the second time in Tech's last three matches where Brummitt has reached the 20-dig mark.
Sorrells recorded a season-high 10 digs from the back row, surpassing her previous high of seven that she set Oct. 6 against No. 22 Iowa State. It was the freshman's fifth appearance this year in a match.
Sorrells also added three aces, including two late in the fourth set. It marked a season high for the freshman and the fourth time this year a Red Raider has recorded three or more aces in a match.
David recorded her season high in kills during Big 12 play as the sophomore connected on 12 against the Wildcats. It was her most since dropping 10 against No. 9 Texas on Sept. 29.
Ford came off the bench to connect on a season-high three kills to go along with two blocks. Her four sets played marked her most action in a match this season.
Like Ford, Grant also came off the bench to notch season highs with five kills and four blocks. She also recorded a .333 hitting percentage after totaling a pair of errors off nine total attacks.