Natasha Tomishima
    Natasha  Tomishima


    Campo Grande, Brazil

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    Saluki Women's Tennis: 2015 Season in Review

    The SIU women's tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the Missouri Valley Conference.


    SIU falls to Wichita State, 4-0, in the MVC semifinals

    The Salukis finished the season with a 16-10 record overall and 5-4 in the MVC.


    SIU tops Evansville, 4-2, to advance to semifinals at the MVC Championships

    The Salukis' three seniors clinched three of SIU's four wins at the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles spots.


    Saluki tennis players earn All-Conference, Scholar-Athlete recognition

    Ariadna Cairo Baza and Yana Golovkina earned All-Conference recognition for No. 3 doubles.


    Salukis enter MVC Championships ranked fourth in the conference

    SIU will take on No. 5 Evansville on their home courts to open tournament play on Friday at 10 a.m.

    2014-15: Played at the No. 1 singles spot throughout the season…Posted an 8-14 singles record in dual matches, 11-20 overall…Won her No. 1 singles match in a third-set tiebreaker to earn the deciding point for SIU’s 4-3 win over Western Kentucky…Earned MVC Player of the Week following her match against Western Kentucky…Posted a 12-10 record at the No. 1 doubles position, 20-14 on the season overall…Won as many as five consecutive doubles matches… Contributed to SIU's record-breaking 12-match win streak, the longest in Saluki history…Earned Most Inspirational Player and Most Valuable Player for the Salukis…Earned MVC Scholar Athlete honors…Named to the MVC Honor Roll.

    2013-14: Named to the MVC All-Select Team...An MVC Scholar-Athlete...Finished the season 17-11 in singles...Went 14-4 in the spring...Finished 3-3 in the MVC...Went 15-13 in doubles and 1-4 in MVC action...Played primarily at No. 1.

    2012-13: Finished the season with a 25-10 singles record...Went 8-4 during the fall and 17-6 in the spring...Recorded a 5-2 MVC record...Went 22-9 in doubles play with partner Jennifer Dien...Named to the MVC All-Select team...Named MVC Scholar-Athlete.

    2011-12: Played in 28 matches, finishing with a 14-14 singles record...5-2 in the MVC...16-11 in doubles play with partner Jennifer Dien...First collegiate victory came on Sep. 10, 2011 against Rachel Webb of SIU-Edwardsville in an 8-2 win.

    Personal: Majoring in computer engineering...Daughter of Mario and Regina Tomishima...Father is a process manager and mother is a public servant...Born February 20, 1993...Singles Champion in Brazilian National Tournament in 12's...Was ranked top 5 juniors in Brazil.