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Vanessa Flores

#26 Vanessa Flores

M | Jr. | 5-7 | Baytown, Texas | Ross S. Sterling High

• Called into camp with the Mexican Women’s National Team in July 2017
• Member of the Mexican U-20 Women’s National Team
• Played for Mexico at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 

2016-17 Sophomore

• Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• Logged 828 minutes in 15 matches
• Made first career start against Buffalo (Aug. 21); finished with six starts
• Recorded first career point with assist on game-tying goal in 1-1 (2OT) draw at No. 2 Penn State (Aug. 19)
• Tallied a career-high three shots and one shot on-goal in 3-1 win vs. Saint Francis (Aug. 28)
• Played the full 90 minutes in team’s 2-1 win vs. No. 14 Ohio State (Sept. 4)

2015-16 Freshman

• Academic All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
• Logged 222 minutes of action playing off the bench in eight matches
• Finished the season with three shots, including a career-high two in 8-0 win over Villanova (Sept. 6)
• Also played a season-high 56 minutes in victory over Wildcats

High School

• Girls IMG Academy Top 150 (No. 152)
• Member of the Mexican Women’s National U-17 and U-20 Teams
• Competed with the Mexican U-20 team at the 2015 U-20 Women’s NTC Invitational
• Competed at the 2014 U-17 World Cup Costa Rica
• Captained the 2013 Mexican National Team at the 4 Nations Tournament Costa Rica
• Helped the Mexican team defeat the United States and Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship and earned a spot on the CONCACAF All-Star Team
• Six-year member of the Albion Hurricanes FC, multi-year team captain and led squad to 2012 and 2011 state championships
• Transitioned to Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and finished seventh in the nation in 2013
• 2014 captain of AHFC 97G ECNL Team
• Team captain at Ross S. Sterling High
• First team all-district, 21-5A Newcomer of the Year and two-time Defensive and Team MVP 

Personal

• Daughter of Jose and Gloria Flores
• Has one brother
• Birthday is May 26
• Majoring in exercise physiology  
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll 
• President’s List
• Dean’s List
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
SeasonClassGPStartShotsSOGAssists
Totals 2361321
2015Fr80300
2016So1561021

Flores Called into Camp

By Shannon McNamara | July 07, 2017

Junior midfielder Vanessa Flores of the West Virginia University women’s soccer team has been called into camp by the Mexican Women’s National Team.

Two Mountaineers Receive National Call

By Shannon McNamara | January 23, 2017

Two members of the West Virginia University women’s soccer team have been called into camp with their national teams.

College Soccer's Big Conundrum

By John Antonik | August 08, 2016

Imagine for a minute what it would be like for football coach Dana Holgorsen to begin the regular season knowing he’s not going to have his top three players for a while, or, for men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins or baseball coach Randy Mazey to see some of their top players leave campus for a couple of weeks during the season before returning to the team?