THE FLATS – Victoria Flores has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Georgia Tech women’s tennis program beginning in the fall of 2017 announced head coach Rodney Harmon Tuesday.
Flores, a native of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is a Blue Chip recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network and has competed in four main events in 2017 including the Jackson ITF where she reached the quarterfinals. A top-100 ranked player by the ITF, Flores comes to The Flats with a flavor of international experience.
“We are so happy to welcome Victoria to the Yellow Jacket family,” Harmon commented. “She has had so much success in the past year in both international junior and pro events in addition to performing well in the classroom.”
Highlights to her international playing experience include reaching the semifinals in singles and quarterfinals in doubles at the 47th Banana Bowl Grade 1 ITF event in Brazil in February. In January, she advanced to the quarterfinal round in singles at Copa Barranquilla in Columbia and the doubles quarterfinals of the 53rd Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica.
Last November, Flores fell in the finals of the Evert American ITF tournament held in Boca Raton, Fla., after defeating three opponents in straight sets to reach the semifinals. Earlier in the same month, Flores partnered with Georgia Drummy to reach the finals in Lexington, S.C., at the ITF tournament.
Flores joins Ida Jarlskog (Lund, Sweden) as one of the top women’s tennis recruiting classes, coming in at No. 6 according to the Tennis Recruiting Network.