Carlos Palencia
Carlos Palencia
Birth Date: 08/22/1981
Height: 5-11
Weight: 168
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cordoba, Ver Mexico
High School: La Salle
Previous College: College of the Desert
UC Santa Barbara
Recorded a 22-7 overall record and was 16-4 in dual matches at No.1 singles in 2002...Paired with Marcin Kosakowski at No. 1 doubles, posting a 15-6 record in dual matches and finished 15-7 overall...2002 Big West Conference Player of the Year...2002 First Team All-Big West in singles and doubles...Three-time Big West Player of the Week in 2002 (Feb. 27, Mar. 6 and Apr. 17).

Junior College
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.

High School
Attended La Salle High School where he was coached by Guillermo Castaneda.

Personal
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.