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Women’s tennis doubles takes title at KU Invite

Sports Editor September 24, 2012

This weekend the WSU women’s tennis team traveled to Lawrence, Kan. to play in the KU Invite. The Shockers No. 32 doubles duo of Veronika Blaskova and Lucia Kovalova won the ‘A’ draw doubles title....

Shockers sweep two Valley opponents at home

Sports Editor September 24, 2012

After splitting their conference openers last weekend the Wichita State volleyball team came back home to Charles Koch Arena focused and rolled by their two opponents this weekend. On Friday the Shockers...

WSU women’s tennis season gets underway

Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2012

Freshman Rebecca Pedrazzi and junior Montse Blasco Fernandez of the Wichita State women’s tennis team each made the finals of their respective flights before losing at the Drake Invitational. Pedrazzi...

Kenpo club brings new martial arts style to WSU

Sports Reporter September 17, 2012

The first few weeks of fall semester are always a whirl of activity for student groups; club leaders rush around campus, attempting to establish their club’s appeal. This is especially true for the Kenpo...

Volleyball splits first games of MVC play

Sports Editor September 17, 2012

The Wichita State volleyball team opened conference play on Friday with a sweep over Drake. The Shockers won 25-20, 25-16 and 25-17. The Shockers had a big game from Emily Adney and Elizabeth Field, who...

Mens Fall tennis team set up practice to prepare for the upcoming in state and out of state games to represent WSU.

Men’s tennis duo takes doubles title in opener

Sports Reporter September 17, 2012

Wichita State men’s tennis coach Brad Louderback wanted to have his team mentally prepared for the fall season. “We started practice a week earlier than I was going to so we would be ready for this...

Shocker softball to host alumni game Saturday

Sports Reporter September 13, 2012

Wichita State will bring back memories Saturday afternoon when the softball team will host its annual alumni game. The game will start at 2 p.m. at Wilkins Stadium on the WSU campus. It will feature a...

Junior Erik Harbutz of the Wichita State baseball team 

A fall baseball teaser with junior Erik Harbutz

Sports reporter September 12, 2012

With the annual Fall World Series coming up on Sept. 29, the Wichita State baseball team is getting back on the field. Junior Erik Harbutz talked with The Sunflower about his shoulder surgery from April...

Shocker volleyball takes home SMU tourney title

Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2012

With conference play next on the agenda, the Wichita State volleyball team picked a good time to catch fire.  The Shockers spent the weekend in Dallas at the SMU Doubletree Classic, hosted by Southern...

Fantasy football not just for the boys

Sports reporter September 10, 2012

Watching sports is a big part of my life, a concept not many people understand. Especially when football is the topic at hand. I mean, I’m a girl, so what do I know about the pigskin? Do I really spend...

Marjus Berndt, Junior majoring in pychology has been playing for WSU for three years and started playing tennis when 12. Is an international student from sweden.

Women’s tennis ready to defend another MVC title

Sports Reporter September 6, 2012

Fresh off winning its fourth consecutive Missouri Valley Conference title, the Wichita State women’s tennis team is preparing for the start of its fall season. The quest to defend that title begins with...

Volleyball takes to Lone Star State for SMU Classic

Sports Reporter September 6, 2012

The Shockers weren’t satisfied with their recent home stand, but they won’t have to worry about winning at Koch Arena again for two weeks. Not that winning will be any easier against their slate of...

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