2014/SOPHOMORE: Made 16 relief appearances as a sophomore ... Did not give up a run in 8.2 innings pitched as a lefty-specialist for the Waves ... Struck out six batters without giving up a walk ... Allowed a .154 batting average, giving up four hits on the year ... In his lone postseason appearance he retired the only two batters he faced on two pitches against TCU (6/7) ... recorded a pair of strikeouts in 1.1 innings pitched at Hawaii (2/28) ... Did not allow a hit through his first seven appearances of the year.
2013/FRESHMAN: Appeared in seven games as a freshman for the Waves ... Did not allow a run in 5.1 innings ... Made collegiate debut with 2.1 scoreless innings against Seton Hall (3/8) ... Opposing batters hit .200 with one extra base hit ... Struck out three and walked two ... Tossed 2.1 innings during West Coast Conference play and allowed two hits.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mid Pacific Institute in 2012 ... Played two years under head coach Dunn Murumaru ... first team ILH and second team All-State as a senior ... Owned a 1.21 ERA and hoisted the 2012 ILH Championship ... Has three teammates playing at the Division 1 level.
PERSONAL: Given name is Ivan Matthew Palani Dilda ... Undecided major ... Son of Steven and Ivy Dilda ... Brother of Kimberly ... Chose Pepperdine because of the combination of athletics and academics.
FAVORITES: Randy Johnson (pro baseball player); Harry Potter (book); Step Brothers (movie); Spongebob (TV show); Eminem (musical artist); Chinese (food); Volleyball (sport other than baseball)