CLAREMORE, Okla. – Rogers State women's golf head coach Whitney Hocutt announced the signing of Raquel Flores during the early fall signing period. Flores will join the RSU women's golf program as a freshman in the 2018-19 season.
Flores, a native of Mission, Texas, placed in the top 10 at the 5A Texas State Championship with a ninth-place finish during her junior season for Sharyland High School under head coach Fernando Rodriguez. She was second in the regional to advance to the state championship. Flores was named the Girls Golf Outstanding Athlete for SHS. In the classroom, she is a member of the National Honor Society and made the Dean's List and Honor Roll during her time at Sharyland.
She won two tournaments on the Junior Tour of the Southern Texas Section of the PGA in the summer. She earned one of her wins at the Junior Tour event at Brownsville Golf Center with a score of 69 in her final event of the summer. Earlier in the year, she won a Junior Tour event at The Republic Golf Club. Flores finished second in three events and third one other time. During her sophomore campaign at Sharyland, she placed in the top three in the region, and as a sophomore Flores was All-Region Honorable Mention along with being named the Newcomer of the Year.
Raquel joins her sister, Mariana, on the Hill. Mariana is currently a sophomore on the RSU women's golf team.
The Hillcat women's golf team starts their spring schedule on Feb. 12 at the Rattler Invitational in San Antonio, Texas.
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