Women’s Tennis Hosts Wichita State and Missouri State This Weekend

first_imgWichita State rolls into Des Moines on a six-match winning streak and upset No. 35 Tulsa earlier this week. The Shockers have a 11-7 overall record and started the MVC season 2-0 after beating Southern Illinois and Evansville last month. The Bulldogs enters into the weekend with an 8-6 record and are coming off a tough 4-3 setback at Northern Iowa on April 1. Drake boasts a 7-2 home record and has won its last four match in the friendly confines of the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. The Bulldogs have four players with seven or more wins and are led by junior Summer Brills with a 9-2 mark. Sophomores Joely Lomas and Kenya William each have eight victories, while Tess Herder holds a 7-2 record. Missouri State is 5-11 overall and 0-1 in MVC matches. The Bears will square off against Northern Iowa on Saturday before taking on the Bulldogs on Sunday. Aly Darter is the only Bear with a winning record with a 9-7 mark. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s tennis team is set to host No. 50 Wichita State on Saturday at noon and Missouri State on Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. Drake travels to Illinois next week for a match at Bradley on April 14 and at Illinois State on April 15. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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