1998 - Scored three goals, all in the 18-2 rout of St. Francis Oct. 17 … Finished the season with four assists and six steals.
1997 - Scored two goals vs. Air Force Academy and two vs. Long Beach State … Tallied eight steals and four assists.
1996 - Scored 14 goals and a pair of two-pointers for a total of 18 points … Netted three points, including a two-point goal, vs. UC San Diego.
1995 - Redshirted.
High School - Three-year water polo letterman under coach John Vargas at Corona del Mar HS … First-team prep All-American as a senior … Two-time first-team All-CIF and team Most Valuable Player … League Co-MVP and Sea Kings' captain as a senior … Div. I CIF finalist two years in a row … Scored 85 goals as a senior, and 79 goals his junior year … Three-year swimming letterman.
Personal - Full name: James Leo Palda III … Born October 11, 1976, in Cleveland, Ohio … Enjoys surfing and going to the beach … History major.