WICHITA, Kan.- The No. 62 Wichita State women's tennis team will play their first home match of the season on Monday, January 21 against No. 40 Oklahoma State at Wichita Country Club.
Led by former Shocker head coach Chris Young, the Cowgirls will be playing their first match of the team season. The ITA ranks their doubles team of C.C. Sardinha and Meghan Blevins No. 39 in the nation. Blevins is also ranked in singles, coming in at No. 89. Last season, Oklahoma State had a record of 11-10, including 5-4 in the Big 12.
The Shockers and Cowgirls had a close battle in Stillwater, Okla. last season, in which Oklahoma State was victorious, 4-3.
Wichita State will be playing their second consecutive match against an ITA ranked opponent. They fell to Oklahoma, 5-2, in Norman, Okla. on Saturday. Although they lost the match as a team, Rebecca Pedrazzi and Veronika Blaskova picked up two singles victories for the Shockers, while Blaskova teamed with Lucia Kovalova to get a win in doubles play.
The match against Oklahoma State is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. and live stats will be available on GoShockers.com.