2001 — Played in all 21 games, starting one … Was the team’s first player off the bench … Scored eight goals, including two against USC (Nov. 17) … Scored the first goal of overtime against Long Beach State in the third-place game at the MPSF Tournament … Second on the team in field saves with seven … Scored a goal in UCLA’s 9-8 win over USC in the semifinals of the NorCal Tournament … Added a goal in the 8-7 win over Pepperdine (Nov. 3).
2000 — Scored five goals in 17 games as a reserve two-meter … Tallied the final UCLA goal in the fourth quarter of both NCAA tournament games against Navy and UC San Diego … Also hit the mark against UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 16), UC Santa Cruz (Oct. 21), and Loyola Marymount (Oct. 28) … Recorded nine steals.
1999 - Gained experience as a practice player.
1998 - Redshirted.
High School - Earned three varsity letters in swimming and water polo for Marc Parker at San Clemente HS … As a senior water polo captain, was named All-America, All-CIF, co-MVP, and Best Defense … Also received three All-South Coast League nods and All-CIF third team acclaim … Helped San Clemente to two league championships in 1995 and '96 … '97 Orange County Register and L.A. Times all-county selection … During senior campaign, led team in steals (108) and was second on the team list in goals and assists … San Clemente HS Scholar-Athlete … Qualified for two CIF events as a senior swimmer … Played with the U.S. National Youth Team and participated in the '97 Nor-Am Tournament held in Toronto … Two-time Junior Olympics All-American.
Personal - Full name: Daniel Alan Yeilding … Born October 26, 1980 in San Clemente … Father Dan swam for Washington State University … Economics major.