13 Vanesa Flores
13 Vanesa Flores
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino, Calif.
High School: Don Antonio Lugo HS
Previous College: Mt. San Antonio College
Position: C

2007: Had a tremendous first season with the Spartans... earned All-America, All-Region and All-Conference honors... led the Peach Belt Conference and the team with 19 home runs, one shy of the single-season school and league record... also topped the Spartans with 66 RBIs and a .715 slugging percentage... ranked fifth in the conference and third on the team with 74 hits... ranked second in the Peach Belt in runs batted in... led the team and ranked second in the conference with 138 total bases... finished the year with seven doubles and 32 runs scored... led Upstate with 10 game-winning RBIs... finished the year ranked ninth in the nation home runs, 39th in RBIs and 49th in slugging percentage... started the season with a bang, hitting a home run in each of the first three games of the season... she slugged two home runs with four RBIs in the sweep of Anderson (Feb. 7)... connected on a long ball and tallied five hits, four RBIs and four runs in the sweep of Limestone (Feb. 11)... had a home run with four RBIs and two runs in the 14-0 victory over North Greenville (Feb. 14)... connected on a two-run homer in the 7-3 win voer Augusta State (Feb. 24)... had four RBIs in the 9-3 win over Carson-Newman (Feb. 26)... had three RBIs and two runs in the thrilling 12-10 victory at Francis Marion (Mar. 14)... had four hits with five RBIs in the sweep of Georgia Southwestern (Mar. 21)... belted two home runs with four RBIs in the 8-6 win over nationally-ranked Shippensburg (Mar. 24)... followed that performance with two hits and two RBIs in the 8-0 victory over East Stroudsburg (Mar. 25)... had two hits and two RBIs in the 9-3 win over Armstrong Atlantic State (Mar. 31)... had a monster two games against North Greenville (Apr. 7)... was 5-for-6 with two home runs, six RBIs and four runs... connected on a home run to go along with two hits and three RBIs to lead Upstate to a 5-0 victory over Queens (Apr. 9)... Mt. San Antonio: Played for two seasons at Mt. San Antonio for Head Coach Kelly Ford... helped lead the team to the 2005 JUCO State Championship and a second-place finish in 2006... had a standout season as a sophomore... hit .474 with six home runs, 19 doubles, and 43 RBIs... ranked 11th in the state in batting average, eighth in doubles, 18th in RBIs, and 15th with a .799 slugging percentage... earned First Team All-Conference honors... a First Team All-State selection in 2006... selected to the All-Tournament Team in the 2006 JUCO State Tournament... also a standout in the classroom... a Dean's List and President's List student... High School: Played her first two seasons at Canyon Springs High School before moving to Don Antonio Lugo for her junior season... did not play high school ball as a senior... Personal: Born on Mar. 18, 1985 in Bellflower, Calif... her parents are Art and Martha Flores... Major: Interdisciplinary Studies.