Wichita State University men’s tennis team has released its 2023 spring game schedule.
They will play 11 home games, with a Feb. 3 matchup against Texas Tech. They will play two more home games against opponents who finished last spring season in the standings as they face Denver (No.
65) on Feb. 12 and Nebraska (No. 75) on Feb. 19.
The toughest game will take place February 5 against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. The Sooners received votes in the Jan. 4 National Coaches Poll after defeating Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last spring.
Wichita State University men’s tennis 2023 schedule
Wichita State will also get a taste of future American Athletic Conference opponents Florida Atlantic and UTSA in back-to-back games in San Antonio, Texas on February 25 and 26.
The regular season wraps up in Orlando, Fla. against Temple, giving the Shockers a sneak peek at USTA National Campus courts ahead of the AAC championship that will be played there April 21-23. The Shockers open up in Arizona, where they will play four double-header games in three days, kicking off the season against Illinois in Tempe.
They play another road match in Fayetteville, Ark. Wichita State University, located in Wichita, Kansas, was founded as Fairmount College in 1895. It changed its name to Municipal University of Wichita in 1926, before taking on its current name on July 1, 1964.
WSU is part of the NCAA Division I under the name Wichita State Shockers. The basketball team won the 2011 National Invitation Tournament and made the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament in 1965 and 2013. Located on campus is the original building of the first Pizza Hut .
The original building was located at Kellogg and Bluff. An effort to move it out of the path of Kellogg expansion resulted in the building coming to Wichita State University in the 1980s. After three decades of being located near the campus water tower, the building below a second move. In the 2010s, the university moved it to its current location on the Innovation Campus.