Manhattan, Kansas – K-State and Texas Tech went shot-for-shot at Buser Family Park on Thursday night, but a Red Raider header won the visitors 1-0 in the second half. K-State’s overall records drop to 5-8-2 and 1-4-1 in Big 12 action, but Texas Tech improved to 7-3-5 and 3-1-2 in the league.
how it happened
– K-State and Texas Tech finished the night with 11 shots each. The Red Raiders were able to put five in the frame, but the Wildcats saw only one attempt at goal.
– In the 78th minute, Texas Tech scored the game-winning goal. Tech’s Elise Anderson played a cross from the right side of the field and found Peyton Parsons’ head.
– Parsons inadvertently passes the ball back to Anderson, who crosses again and finds Ashley Williams’ header. Williams redirected the ball just inside the left post to score his seventh goal of the season.
– K-State had two chances near the end of the second half. Cary Thornhill found Ada Anderson with a pair of crosses. Anderson’s attempt worked, the first just missing the left corner and the second just above the bar in the middle of the frame.
– K-State has a 7-44-4 record against teams in the Big 12 Conference.
– The Wildcats are consistently 1-5-0 against Texas Tech, including a 1-2-0 mark in the game in Manhattan.
– Kansas State is 17-33-4 in the game at Buser Family Park.
– Senior Forward Kyler Goins Leading the Wildcats with 6 shots. Goins increased his team-leading total shots to 45, setting a new school record for total shots in a senior season. brooklyn entz 44 marks from 2021.
from the head coach
K state head coach Mike Divini
Tonight’s performance is…
“It could have gone either way tonight. They’re a good team. We had some chances and they had some chances. They took their chances and we didn’t. No. It was a great result for them, but I think we left some points” on the table. “
“I thought we did a good job throughout the game, but it’s a shame they couldn’t keep the goal they scored. We have to keep moving forward, refocus and prepare for Sunday. ”
upon Cary Thornhill…
“She put in a good performance. She played a lot of great balls for us into the middle of the box. We weren’t able to take advantage of one of them. Our way. go.”
upon Kariana Garrett…
“I think we did a good job. She came in and helped us out. She created attacking chances from right-back and we will continue to use her to keep the game going here.”
K State will continue its three-game homestand on Sunday afternoon as the Wildcats host Oklahoma at 1 p.m. Sunday’s game will air on ESPN+’s Big 12 Now.