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


    11/09/2014

    Salukis finish final tournament of fall season with two first-place finishes

    SIU came away with 15 wins overall, four in doubles and nine in singles

    11/06/2014

    Saluki women's tennis finishes season at Red Wolf Invitational

    SIU's No. 5 through No. 10 players will compete at Arkansas State's tournament this weekend.

    10/11/2014

    Salukis finish with eight wins at Saluki Fall Classic

    Natasha Tomishima and Meagan Monaghan finished undefeated, advancing to 7-2.

    10/05/2014

    Salukis finished with three third-place finishes at MVC Individual Championships

    Doubles team Meagan Monaghan and Natasha Tomishima took third place in No. 1 doubles.

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    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, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 1:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Sunday, Jan 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Conway, Ark. 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Feb 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Murray, Ky. TBA
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 5:00 PM
    SIU