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Solid showing for women’s tennis

Staff Reporter

February 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

With another strong showing at home, WSU women’s tennis beat Missouri University handedly 6-1 Sunday afternoon.In doubles, WSU played fast and with purpose as they took the courts. The duos of Lucia Kovalova/Veronika Blaskova, R...

WSU tennis beats Missouri at home

Sports reporter

February 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

With another strong showing at home, WSU women’s tennis beat Missouri University handedly 6-1.In doubles, WSU played fast and with purpose as they took the courts. The duos of Lucia Kovalova/Veronika Blaskova, Rebecca Pedrazzi/...

Shocker tennis falls to No. 29 Oklahoma State

Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Wichita State men’s tennis lost the first of their eight dual-match home stand against Oklahoma State 4-2. With the loss, the No. 61 ranked Shockers are now 4-5 while OSU extended their best start in school history, now 9-0.In do...

Blasco-Fernandez clutch against Fresno, Illinois

Sports reporter

February 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Wins against ranked opponents never come easy, but Wichita State’s women’s tennis showed plenty of tough-minded tennis this weekend.On Saturday, WSU hosted No. 55 Fresno State at the Wichita Country Club where they were able to mount a huge comeback ...

Men’s tennis wins in Atlanta

Sports reporter

February 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Beating No. 64 Georgia State two weeks ago in Los Angeles was tough enough for the Shockers to grind out a 4-3 win in January. Just to prove it wasn’t luck, WSU went to Georgia State’s home courts and won again, but this time ...

Shocker tennis in Cailfornia faces No. 63 Georgia State and No. 4 USC

Staff Reporter

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

WSU tennis was in Los Angeles, Calif.  this weekend taking part in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The weekend included matches against No. 64 Georgia State and No. 4 University of Southern California.On Saturday, the Shocks faced t...

Women’s tennis kicks-off with double header at Arkansas

Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

No. 51 Arkansas proved too difficult to handle in a double header matches that were highly contested. Shocker women's tennis fell 4-2 and 4-3 in the two matches, respectively.The teams switched the order of play in the first te...

Shockers taken down by top 10 ranked Sooners

Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Coming off a 4-0 defeat against Tulsa, Wichita State men’s tennis traveled just down to road to Norman, Okla. where they met up with the Sooners for a rematch of last year’s NCAA men’s tennis tournament.No. 63 Shockers wer...

Shockers fall in spring debut

Sports Reporter

January 18, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Men’s spring tennis season is officially underway as WSU tangled with No. 25 Tulsa. The match did not go exactly as the Shockers planned, as they fell in a 4-0 defeat in Tulsa.Tulsa showed why they were ranked in the top 25 in ...

Men’s tennis ends play at Regional Championships

Sports Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Tulsa, Okla. held a bag of mixed results for Shocker tennis. The tournament, which ended Monday, began with a loss from Jocelyn Devilliers in a tight match 6-4, 2-6 (8). Three other Shockers found better results in their first m...

Woman’s doubles tennis gives strong showing at ITA Regional Championships

Sports Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Weather became an issue for women’s tennis and delayed singles plays in Norman, Okla., but the show goes on. With weather postponing outdoor play through the weekend, doubles took the main stage.Blasco Fernandez and Rebecca Pedraz...

Dual matches begin for men’s tennis

Sports Reporter

October 16, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Newman University and Oral Roberts stood no chance against the Wichita State’s men’s tennis team. The Shockers defeated Newman 7-0 and Oral Roberts 6-1.The early match against Newman was truly a one-sided affair with all thr...