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.
SIU will take on No. 5 Evansville on their home courts to open tournament play on Friday at 10 a.m.
Four of SIU's five wins against the Redbirds came from the Salukis' seniors on Senior Day.
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: Duaghter of Vadim and Natalia Dozortseva...Father is an entrepreneur...Has one sister...Born on April 17, 1995.