WICHITA, Kan.- The No. 62 Wichita State women's tennis team will travel to Normal, Ill. on Saturday April 14th for a match against Illinois State at 1 p.m. The next day they will head to Peoria, Ill. to play Bradley at 10 a.m.
Illinois State (8-9, 2-1) is coming off their second conference win of the season when they defeated Northern Iowa on Sunday, April 8th, 6-1.
Bradley (3-14, 0-3) is looking for their first conference win of the season after taking losses against Illinois State, Drake, and Northern Iowa. The Braves will take on Creighton on Saturday at home before their match against the Shockers on Sunday.
Wichita State (14-5, 3-0) swept weekend conference matches last time out, defeating Evansville, 6-1, and Southern Illinois, 7-0. In singles, all the Shocker women have won at least two matches in a row, including six-match winning streaks by Veronika Blaskova and Carla Venticinque.
Senior Lutfiana Budiharto jumped three spots to number 76 in the most recent ITA singles rankings. She is 15-3 in the dual match season, including winning eight out of her last ten singles contests.
After this weekend, the Shockers return to the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex for their last home matches of the season. They will take on Drake on Saturday, April 21st and Northern Iowa on Sunday, April 22nd.