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Cierra Gaytan-Leach
Cierra Gaytan-Leach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corona del Mar, Calif.

High School:
Corona del Mar

Last College:
Texas

Height:
5-10


04/17/2014

Mizzou Falls to No. 8 Texas A&M, 4-0, in SEC Championship

Tigers finish 2014 with a 9-21 record

04/16/2014

Mizzou Advances in SEC Championship with 4-0 Win

The Tigers posted a 4-0 sweep over Arkansas in the first round of the 2014 SEC Women's Tennis Championship

04/13/2014

Tennis Concludes Regular Season with Sweep over UMKC

Tigers host the 2014 SEC Tennis Championship April 16-20

04/11/2014

Tennis Downs Mississippi State 4-2 for First SEC Win

Tigers notched their first SEC win of the season against the Bulldogs

03/28/2014

Mizzou Tennis Suffers 4-1 Defeat at Tennessee

Cierra Gaytan-Leach notched her third ranked win of the spring season

03/01/2013

Cierra Gaytan-Leach Feature

See how junior Cierra Gaytan-Leach has developed as a player since transferring to Missouri.

04/16/2014

Missouri Tennis vs Arkansas - SEC Championships - April 16, 2014

Missouri vs Arkansas - SEC Championships

04/11/2014

Missouri Tennis vs Mississippi State - April 11, 2014

Missouri vs Mississippi State

03/16/2014

Missouri Tennis vs Drake - March 16, 2014

Missouri vs Drake

01/20/2014

Missouri Tenni vs SIUE - January 20, 2014

Missouri vs SIUE

08/21/2013

Missouri Tennis Preseason - August 21, 2013

Missouri Tennis

Junior Season (2012-13): Led the Tigers with a 19-13 singles record in the fall and spring, all at No. 1 action ... Went 7-2 in the fall ... Advanced to the semifinals of the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship ... Recorded wins over five players ranked in the top-120 ... Ousted No. 56 Yang Pang of Arkansas in the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship ... Had a nine-match winning streak to start the spring season ... Recorded SEC wins over South Carolina and Arkansas ... Went a combined 17-15 at No. 1 doubles play with Alex Clark (4-4) and Elisha Gabb (13-11) ... Gaytan-Leach and Clark notched three SEC doubles wins, over Kentucky, Arkansas and LSU ... Named to the Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season at Texas: Named the Big 12 Champion at No. 4 singles ... Totaled a 27-14 overall singles record, including a 17-8 dual-match record and 7-2 mark in regular-season conference matches ... Registered a 22-13 overall doubles record ... Clinched Texas' final three victories of the season, all in postseason play ... Defeated Nebraska's Janine Weinreich (4-6, 6-3, 6-3) to clinch UT's 4-2 win over the Cornhuskers' in the NCAA Championship's round of 32 ... Defeated Wichita State's Satjaporn Mahajaroenkul (6-1, 7-6[1]) to clinch Texas' 4-0 win over the Shockers in the opening round of the NCAA Championship ... Rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Texas A&M's Janelle Cuthbertson to clinch Texas' 4-2 win over the Aggies in the finals of the Big 12 Championship ... Opened the Big 12 Championship with a 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4 win over Oklahoma State's Mary Jeremiah in UT's 4-1 win over the Cowgirls ... Defeated USC's 83rd-ranked Kaitlyn Christian (3-6, 6-3, 1-1, ret.) in UT's 4-3 loss to the fourth-ranked Trojans ... Defeated Clemson's Romy Kolzer (7-5, 6-4) in Texas' 4-3 win over the Tigers at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship • helped UT open the season with an upset win over No. 4 North Carolina by defeating the Tar Heels' Caroline Price, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.

Freshman Season at Texas: Tallied a 12-6 overall singles record, including a 9-3 mark in dual matches and a perfect 6-0 record in conference play ... Recorded a 19-8 overall doubles record, including a 16-6 mark in dual matches ... Posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over South Florida's Kate Parker in the Horns' 4-0 win over the Bulls in the opening round of the NCAA Championships ... Won eight consecutive conference matches, culminating with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Oklahoma's Tara Eckel in Texas' 4-2 victory over the Sooners in the semifinals of the Big 12 Championships ... Notched a 6-2, 6-3 win over Kansas State's Carmen Borau Ramos in UT's 4-0 win over the Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championships ... Finished off the regular season with a pair of weekend wins over Iowa State's Marie-Christine Chartier (7-6 [1], 6-4) and Nebraska's Maike Zeppernick (6-2, 6-2) ... Defeated Oklahoma's Maria Kalashnikova by a 6-0, 6-3 count in UT's 5-2 regular-season win over Oklahoma in Austin ... Posted a 6-2, 6-2 win over Oklahoma State's Sarah Meghoufel in the Horns' 6-1 win over the Cowgirls in Austin ... Defeated Baylor's Taylor Ormond (7-6 (3), 6-3 at sixth singles in the Longhorns' 5-2 defeat to the Bears ... Posted her first career dual-match victory when he knocked off Rice's Alex Rash (6-3, 7-6 [1]) in the Horns' 7-0 season-opening win over Rice.

Prep: Ranked as high as No. 7 nationally in doubles and among the top-10 in singles as a junior ... Claimed singles titles at four U.S. National Open events ... Easter Bowl doubles champion ... 2008 Team MVP at Corona del Mar.

Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1991 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... daughter of Rick Leach and Noel Gaytan.