WICHITA, Kan.- The Wichita State women's tennis team will head to Tulsa, Okla. on Thursday for a match against No. 23 Tulsa at the Case Center.
Tulsa (3-1) is coming off their third win of the team season, defeating No. 52 Memphis, 4-3, on Sunday, January 27. In doubles play, the Golden Hurricane have the No. 8 duo in the nation in Samantha Vickers and Isaura Enrique, and Vickers is also ranked in singles play, coming in at No. 124. The only match Tulsa has lost on the season so far was a 4-0 defeat at the hands of No. 20 Clemson.
No. 64 Wichita State (2-3) tackled their first ranked opponent of the season on Sunday, defeating No. 69 Stephen F. Austin, 4-2, in the second round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
Freshman Rebecca Pedrazzi, the reigning Missouri Valley Conference Tennis Athlete of the Week, leads the Shockers at the No. 2 singles position. She is 10-5 on the season, including 3-2 in dual matches. She has also won seven out of her last ten singles contests. Junior Montse Blasco Fernandez boasts a 9-5 record in singles play this season.
In doubles play, Veronika Blaskova and Lucia Kovalova lead the way at the No. 1 position with a record of 10-4, including 2-2 in dual matches.
The match is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Live stats will be available and results will be posted on GoShockers.com following the completion of play.