Ariadna Cairo Baza
    Ariadna Cairo Baza

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Barcelona, Spain

    High School:
    Institut` Caster De La Torre

    Height:
    5-3

    Birthdate:
    04/16/1993


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    04/25/2014

    Women's Tennis Downs Bradley 4-0; Advance to Semifinals of MVC Championship

    The Salukis have 17 or more wins in each of the last three years.

    04/19/2014

    Southern Downs Illinois State to Secure the No. 2 Seed at MVC Championships

    The Salukis defeated the Redbirds in Normal for the first time in head coach Audra Aderson's tenure.

    04/18/2014

    Salukis dominate Bradley 7-0

    With the win, SIU is tied for second in the MVC headed into the final match of the season Saturday.

    04/12/2014

    SIU drops match to No. 51 Wichita State, 7-0

    The Salukis fall to second-place in the MVC with the loss.

    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.

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