First Round: Stanford (L, 0-4)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Wichita State (21-6)
CONFERENCE: Missouri Valley Conference
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Chris Young (190-95)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 3
BEST NCAA FINISH: Fell to Miami (Fla.) in second round of NCAA Championship in 2007 after the program’s first ever NCAA win. (4-3 over South Carolina in first round).
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Posted an undefeated 8-0 record in Missouri Valley Conference play on their way to their MVC record 10th conference championship, and the team’s third in four years…Enter NCAA Championship with a seven-match winning streak, and have won nine of last 10 matches.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Team is led by Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year Chris Young, and MVC Freshman of the Year Lutfiana Budiharto.,,All six members of singles lineup have posted at least 15 wins…Doubles team of Lutfiana Budiharto and Anna Egorova were ranked No. 30 in the nation in the initial ITA poll of the 2009 season…Anna Egorova’s 93 doubles wins have her at No. 4 on the WSU all-time doubles wins list. She is also eighth on WSU’s all-time wins list with 81 singles victories…Stephanie Dalmacio and Florentina Hanisch each recorded their 72nd doubles wins at the MVC Championship, and are No. 10 on the school’s all-time doubles win list.