|Hometown:||Cordoba, Ver Mexico|
|High School:||La Salle|
|Previous College:||College of the Desert|
Played for two seasons at the College of the Desert, the nation's No. 1 ranked junior college program...Finished first in doubles and second in singles in the state junior college rankings in 2001.
Attended La Salle High School where he was coached by Guillermo Castaneda.
A three-time national junior singles champion and a five-time national junior doubles champion in Mexico...Son of Carlos Palencia and Ma. del Carmen Torre...Born August 22, 1981 in Cordoba, Ver Mexico...Aspires to play professional tennis...Majoring in business economics at UCSB...A member of the Student Athlete Advisory Board.