Gisela Cairo Baza
March 29, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Southern Illinois women's tennis team split matches with No. 67 Louisville and Lindsey Wilson College Saturday. The Salukis fell to the Cardinals, 6-1 before besting LWC, 5-2.
Gisela Cairo Baza defeated Louisville's Olivia Boeing in a thrilling three-set performance to give the Salukis (12-6, 1-0 MVC) their only point of the match versus UL. G. Cairo Baza came back from a 2-6 deficit to rally for the victory, winning with a score of 2-6, 6-3, 15-13.
Polina Dozortseva and Ariadna Cairo Baza picked up a win in doubles action at the No. 3 slot 8-5, but it wasn't enough as Louisville (10-3) took the doubles point after winning at the No. 1 and 2 slots.
Against Lindsey Wilson, Southern was able to gain momentum after taking the doubles point when Meagan Monaghan and Natasha Tomishima teamed up to win at the No. 1 slot while Anita Lee and Korey Love improved to 8-3 on the season with an 8-2 win at No. 2.
Southern went on to win 4-of-6 singles matches to secure the 5-2 win over the Blue Raiders (3-4). Tomishima won in straight-sets at the top spot, 6-0, 6-0 while Lee surrendered just two-points in her win at the No. 2 slot.
G. Cairo Baza won her second-straight match with a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 5 while freshman Monaghan defeated LWC's Alicia Rodriguez 6-2, 6-3.
|Saturday, Feb 14|
|Women's Tennis||Conway, Ark.||1:00 PM|
|Sunday, Feb 15|
|Women's Tennis||Kenlake, Ky.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Feb 20|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Saturday, Feb 21|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||3:00 PM|
|Friday, Feb 27|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||4:30 PM|
|Saturday, Feb 28|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||9:00 AM|
|Saturday, Mar 7|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||10:00 AM|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Mar 20|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||12:00 PM|
|Women's Tennis||Carbondale, Ill.||4:00 PM|