Gisela Cairo Baza
    Gisela Cairo Baza


    Barcelona, Spain

    High School:
    Institut` Coster De La Torre




    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award


    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.


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

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


    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.


    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.

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