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Western Illinois Women's Basketball has announced the signing of Spanish recruit Carla Flores. The 5'10 12th grader will play for WIU in the 2018-19 season. 


"She is a national level player in Spain, and will be a perfect fit for our playing style," Western Illinois Head Women's Basketball Coach JD Gravina said in a WIU Athletics press release. "She plays the game with a smoothness and confidence that will be great in our transition motion offense."


Flores has played for the Spanish National Team for the past three seasons. Her team won the gold medal at the U16 European Championship in Italy. The Barcelona native has played for the Liga Femenina Team, as well as being a three-year member of the club team State of Cataluña.