KELCY TEFFT FLORES
CLASS OF 2014
Kelcy Tefft Flores was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma. Her junior tennis career included 53 tournament championship titles, 13 tournament second place finishes, 1 state high school singles championship, 7 gold balls, 1 silver ball, and 1 bronze ball.
She attended Notre Dame on a tennis scholarship and was the team captain 2008-09. Her numerous college awards include: the Rockne Student Athlete Award 2007; the Byron V. Kanaley Award 2008; ITA National Senior Player Of the Year 2009; ITA Midwest Region Senor Player Of the Year 2009; the BIG EAST Most Outstanding Player 2008; the BIG EAST Player of the Year 2009; ALL-BIG EAST 2009; ALL-BIG EAST Tournament Team (Singles and Doubles: 2006, 2007, 2008); BIG EAST Champions 2006, 2008, 2009; ITA National Indoor Doubles Champion 2007; ITA National Summer Championships Doubles Champion 2006; ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Champion 2006, 2007, 2008; BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2007, 2008, 2009; and was a two-time first team All-American.
Kelcy reached the ITA No. 1 ranking in doubles during her junior season with partner Brook Buck, completed the season ranked No. 3 in the final doubles poll, and was ranked No. 56 in the final National singles poll. Kelcy again reached the No. 1 ranking during her senior season, ended as the No. 2 ranked doubles team in the nation with partner Kristy Frilling, and as the 32nd ranked singles player in the nation according to the ITA. She is the winningest female in the history of Notre Dame tennis with 265 wins in her four year career. She also left the program with the most doubles victories over a career with 155 and ranked 4th in singles victories with 110.
She was the assistant tennis coach at the University of Tulsa 2009-2011 and at Notre Dame 2011-2013. She finished her MBA at the University of Tulsa in May, 2014. She still works with the Golden Hurricane as a volunteer assistant. She and her husband Carlos live in Tulsa.