OMAHA, Neb.- The Shocker women's tennis team won their first match of the 2012 MVC Tournament against Bradley, 4-0, on Friday morning.
The Shockers took an early lead by capturing the doubles point from the Braves. Lutfiana Budiharto and Carla Venticinque defeated Sarah Rodefeld and Meredith McDonagh, 8-2, and Lucia Kovalova and Delia Damaschin took down Corey Mattson and Carly Miles, 8-1.
In singles, Wichita State would only need three matches to put away Bradley. First, Delia Damaschin defeated Elizabe Przystawski, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 82 Lutfiana Budiharto defeated Sarah Rodefeld, 6-0, 6-0. Then, to clinch the match for the Shockers, Veronika Blaskova defeated Corey Mattson, 6-1, 6-1.
The win moved the Shockers into the semifinals where they will take on Southern Illinois on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Shockers defeated the Salukis during the conference season, 7-0.