Ariadna Cairo Baza
SIU's No. 5 through No. 10 players will compete at Arkansas State's tournament this weekend.
SIU came away with seven wins overall at last weekend's tournament.
Last year the Salukis finished with four wins at the tournament.
Natasha Tomishima and Meagan Monaghan finished undefeated, advancing to 7-2.
Doubles team Meagan Monaghan and Natasha Tomishima took third place in No. 1 doubles.
2013-14: Finished the year 16-18 overall in singles play...Posted a 3-3 singles record in the MVC...Went 20-12 in doubles play...Finished 5-1 in the MVC in doubles play with partner Polina Dozortseva.
2012-13: Finished the year 18-10 overall in singles competition...Went 6-2 in the fall season and 12-8 during the spring...Finished 4-2 in the MVC in singles...Played primarily at the No. 4 and 5 positions.
2011-12: Competed in 22 singles matches, finishing 16-6 in singles play...5-2 in MVC singles play...Finished 8-in doubles play...Won four straight matches from Apr. 14, 2012 to Apr. 22, 2012...First collegiate win came on Sep. 10, 2011 against Alexis Garrett of Morehead State in a 8-5 singles victory.
Personal: Majoring in Biochemistry...Daughter of Jordi Cairo` Galofre' and Mercedes Baza Hernandez...Father is a storekeeper and mother works in administration... Born April 16, 1993 in Barcelona, Spain...Previously ranked No. 64 in Women's Open in Spain...Has a twin sister who also plays tennis at SIU... Participated in swimming and poetry also while in school.