Courtesy: Wichita State
WTen: Shockers Going for Six Championships Sunday
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:10/06/2012
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WICHITA, Kan.- The Wichita State women's tennis team will play for six championships on Sunday morning after day two was completed on Saturday in the 2012 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Tennis Individual Championships at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex.

In flight two doubles play, Carla Venticinque and Rebecca Pedrazzi defeated Sam Anderson and Amanda Noonan of Creighton, 8-0. They will take on Jennifer Dien and Natasha Tomishima in the final round of the bracket.

Juniors Montse Blasco Fernandez and Satjaporn Mahajaroenkul will also go for a doubles championship on Sunday after they defeated Analese Snyder and Karlin Naslund of Creighton, 8-1. In the flight three doubles championship they will play Mariel Ante and Maddie Johnson of Drake.

In flight one doubles, No. 32 Veronika Blaskova and Lucia Kovalova were defeated by Natasha James and Kelsey Costales of Evansville, 8-6, but bounced back to take third-place by defeating Jennie Hartjes and Anna Kirshenbaum of Creighton, 8-1.

In the flight two singles bracket, sophomore Lucia Kovalova defeated Anita Lee of Southern Illinois, 7-5, 7-5 to move into the championship round where she will play Phyllis Tigges of Illinois State. She will look to capture her first MVC Individual Championship after finishing second in the flight five bracket last season.

Freshman Rebecca Pedrazzi continued her early season success, reaching the flight four singles final by defeating Emily Richardson of Evansville, 6-2, 6-2. The win moves her to 5-2 on the season, and she will take on Kadi Ilves of Illinois State on Sunday.

Satjaporn Mahajaroenkul defeated Ali Patterson of Drake, 6-0, 6-1, to reach the flight five singles final, where she will play Stefanie Youngberg of Illinois State.

In the flight six singles bracket, Montse Blasco Fernandez defeated Anastacia Simons of Southern Illinois, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the semifinals. She will play Maddie Johnson of Drake in finals, where she will be going for her second straight flight six singles MVC Championship after winning the same flight last season.

Junior Veronika Blaskova took fifth place in flight one singles, and fellow junior Carla Venticinque will take on Nell Boyd of Drake on Sunday for third place in flight three singles. In flight seven, freshman Summer Schlotterback will play for fifth place after defeating Monique Graf of Bradley in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1.

The final day of the MVC Individual Championships will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Live stats and updates can be found on GoShockers.com.

-WICHITA STATE-

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