SIU’s men’s and women’s tennis teams concluded their seasons at the MVC Championships last weekend.
Three men’s and two women’s tennis players were recognized by the MVC for their academic achievements.
Five Salukis were named ITA Scholar Athletes for achieving at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA for the 2014-15 academic year.
The SIU women's tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Ariadna Cairo Baza and Yana Golovkina earned All-Conference recognition for No. 3 doubles.
2013-14: Finished the season 15-18 in singles play...Went 2-4 in MVC...First collegiate win came against Rocjin Tatum in a 6-3, 6-4 singles win...A doubles record of 20-12, primarily with partner Ariadna Cairo Baza...Went 5-1 in conference in doubles.
Prior to SIU: Finalist in several Russian Federation tournaments...Competed in the Adult National Russian Championship, defeating the No. 276 ITF junior in the world.
Personal: Daughter of Vadim and Natalia Dozortseva...Father is an entrepreneur...Has one sister...Born on April 17, 1995.