Gisela Cairo Baza
    Gisela Cairo Baza

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Barcelona, Spain

    High School:
    Institut` Coster 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.

    04/24/2014

    Women's Tennis Earns Seven Awards at Pre-Championship Banquet

    Three Saluki women are making consecutive appearances to the Scholar-Athlete team.

    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.

    2013-14: Named Honorable Mention MVC Scholar-Athlete...Played in every match during the season...Went 16-12 in singles while posting a 5-1 MVC record...Finished the season winning seven of her last ten matches...Finished 3-4 in doubles.

    2012-13: Played in 16 singles matches during the year, winning 14...Won her last 11 matches of the season from Nov. 2, 2012 to Apr. 14, 2013...Went 7-0 in the fall season and 7-2 in the spring...Finished 2-0 in the MVC in singles play...Played primarily at the No. 6 position.

    2011-12: Competed in 23 singles matches, finishing 14-9 in singles play...2-2 in MVC singles play...Finished 7-3 in doubles play...Won five straight matches from Sep. 10, 2011 to Oct. 9, 2011...First collegiate win came on Sep. 10, 2011 against Madeline Jolly of Saint Louis in a 9-7 singles victory.

    Personal: Majoring in Biochemistry...Daughter of Jordi Cairo` Galofre' and Mercedes Baza Hernandez...Father is a storekeeper and mother works in administration...Previously ranked No. 105 in Women's Open in Spain...Born April 16, 1993 in Barcelona, Spain...Has a twin sister who also plays tennis at SIU... Participated in swimming, drawing, and poetry.

    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Des Moines, Iowa All Day
    Saturday, Oct 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Des Moines, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Oct 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Des Moines, Iowa All Day
    Saturday, Oct 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Thursday, Oct 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
    Friday, Oct 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
    Saturday, Oct 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
    Sunday, Oct 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
    Monday, Oct 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
    Tuesday, Oct 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Tulsa, Okla. All Day
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