Kansas State (4-6-2, 0-2-1 Big 12) at (23) Texas (8-1-3, 2-0-1)
Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 7 p.m. | Mike A. Myers Stadium | Austin, Texas
Texas leads, 6-0-0
Last Meeting: Sept. 23, 2021 (Manhattan, Kan.)
Last Result: Texas won, 2-0
Last K-State win: –
Kansas State (4-6-2, 0-2-1 Big 12) at Baylor (2-6-2, 0-2-0)
Sunday, October 9, 2022 | 12 p.m. | Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field | Waco, Texas
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Baylor leads, 4-0-1
Last Meeting: Oct. 10, 2021 (Manhattan, Kan.)
Last Result: Draw won, 0-0 (2ot)
Last K-State win: –
MANHATTAN, Kansas (Kansas State Athletics) – For the second time this season, K-State (4-6-2, 0-2-1 Big 12) will make a two-match trip through the state of Texas, as the Wildcats face (23) Texas on Thursday, October 6, at 7 p.m., in Austin and then visit Waco to face Baylor on Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m.
• Thursday’s match will be broadcast on Longhorn Network while Sunday’s match will air on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
Last Time Out
• For the second straight match, K-State held one of the league’s top offenses to a single goal in a 1-0 loss against ninth-ranked TCU on Friday, September 30.
• Junior goalkeeper Alaina Werremeyer tied her season-high with eight saves. This was her 17th career match with five or more saves and fourth this season.
• After opening the season with a school record of eight straight matches with a goal, K-State has now been held goalless in the last four matches.
• K-State has played eight matches this season decided by one goal (3-5-0). The eight matches are tied for the second-most matches decided by one goal in a season. The school record for matches decided by one goal in a season is 13 in the 2017 season (4-9-0).
K-State vs. Ranked Opponents
• Kansas State has played 17 matches in its brief history against United Soccer Coaches ranked opponents.
• The Wildcats are 0-15-2 against ranked opponents. K-State snapped a 13-match losing streak against ranked opponents with consecutive draws with ninth-ranked West Virginia (Oct. 7) and 23rd-ranked Baylor (Oct. 10) in 2021.
• Kansas State has played four ranked opponents in a season twice (2018 and 2019).
• K-State has faced eight opponents ranked among the top-10 in the United Soccer Coaches poll: (9, West Virginia, Sept. 29, 2017; 9, Texas, Oct. 15, 2017; 9, Santa Clara, Aug. 30, 2018; 7, BYU, Sept. 21, 2019; 6, Kansas, Oct. 2, 2020; 5, TCU, Oct. 25, 2020; 9, West Virginia, Oct. 7, 2021; 9, TCU, Sept. 30, 2022).
K-State Posts Blank Scoresheets
• The Wildcats have notched five shutouts in the 2022 season, the fifth time K-State has registered five or more shutouts in a season.
• K-State recorded its first shutout of the season with a stellar team defensive effort at UTRGV. The Wildcats kept UTRGV off the scoreboard and surrendered just three total shots, the second fewest shots allowed in a match in program history and fewest in a shut out.
• K-State added its second shutout of the season with a 1-0 win at Weber State on Sept. 1.
• The Wildcats’ third shutout came against Ivy League foe, Yale, on Sept. 9.
• In the 2021 season, the Wildcats tied the school record for shutouts in a season with six, which included a school-record shutout streak of 317:55. The Wildcats tied the school record for consecutive shutouts with three.
• In its seven seasons of action, the Wildcats have registered 35 shutouts. Kansas State owns an all-time record of 26-0-9 in games allowing zero goals.
• Of the 35 shutouts in program history, three goalkeepers own 29 of them. Miranda Larkin set the school record for career shutouts with 10, while active goalkeeper Alaina Werremeyer joined Larkin with her 10th shutout and former goalkeeper Emma Malsy owns nine.
• The active goalkeepers on the K-State roster – Rachel Harris, and Werremeyer – have tallied 11 shutouts in their K-State careers. Werremeyer ranks tied for the school record for career shutouts with 10, while Harris owns one.
W for Werremeyer
• Junior goalkeeper Alaina Werremeyer has registered a strong 2022 season and is ascending the K-State career wins and shutouts lists.
• At Iowa State on Sept. 22, Werremeyer notched her 10th career shutout and fifth this season. She is second in school history for career wins (9) and is tied for the career record for shutouts (10).
• This season, she has 11 starts with a record of 4-6-1 and a career-high five shutouts. Werremeyer has collected 43 saves (3.9 spg) and a save percentage of .811. She owns a goals against average of 0.91 and tallied a career-best streak of 295:34 consecutive shut out minutes from Sept. 4 to 18.
• The product of Blue Springs, Missouri, owns the program career records career matches played in goal (35) and career starts in goal (34) and career minutes (3,176:14) in goal and is second in program history for career saves (173).