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.

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