Today's match against Southern Illinois was the first conference match for the Redbirds this season.
Born January 4, 1994 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela... Son of Sondra Carpio and Leonardo Torrellas... Has one brother, Leonardo Andres... Major is undecided.
Posted overall records of 17-15 in singles and 9-8 in doubles... Named Missouri Valley Conference Athlete of the Week for the week of February 18, 2013.
Prior to Illinois State
Played tennis in Venezuela where he was the number one rank in the 10's, 12's and 14's... Has four wins over players who have been ranked in the top 70 in the ITF world junior rankings...Had a highest ITF ranking 303... Had a final of a grade 5 ITF in Honduras... Had a final of grade 4 ITF in the United States... Had back to back doubles final in grade 5 ITF in Venezuela and grade 4 semifinals in the Unites States.