AS A SENIOR IN 2018
Came off bench to notch UC San Diego's first assist of 2018 in setting up season's first goal, through left-sided corner kick on Max Gonda's 43rd-minute far-post header for 1-0 win in opener vs. Biola (8/30) ... Assist was first of college career, and first point since 2015 freshman campaign ... Then also assisted on Nick Cirrito's opener late in first half of next game vs. Azusa Pacific (9/1), with long ball over top.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
Appeared in nine games as a forward, with four starts ... Credited with four shots.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
Appeared in 20 games, drawing six starts at a forward spot ... First collegiate start came at Concordia (9/17) ... Started five straight contests from Sept. 25-Oct. 9, with UCSD going 4-0-1 during stretch ... Season-high 57 minutes vs. Saint Martin's (9/10) with two shots, including lone effort on goal.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Appeared in 16 games as a reserve forward ... Made college debut off the bench in opener at Saint Martin's (9/3) ... Entered home opener vs. Concordia (9/8) at 24:35 mark, and tallied first collegiate goal, which served as the lone game-winner in 1-0 decision, at 25:21 ... Season highs of four shots vs. SF State (10/11) and 52 minutes at Azusa Pacific (9/10).
Competed for Carlsbad Elite from 2011-15.
A 2015 graduate of San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas ... All-Avocado East League First Team as a senior for the Mustangs ... SDA was the 2014 CIF San Diego Section Division I runner-up, falling to Southwest High School in the final, 2-1 in overtime ... Two-time San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team his final two years.
Born March 13 in San Diego ... Parents are Scott and Stephanie Bloom ... Has two sisters named Jessica and Miriam ... Twin sister Miriam is a senior soccer standout at Sonoma State, earning selection to 2016 All-CCAA First Team and NSCAA All-West Region First Team ... Microbiology major at Sixth College ... Interested in going to graduate or medical school after completing his UC San Diego undergraduate degree ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is advancing to national semifinals in 2016 ... Playing in a CIF final is another memorable soccer moment ... Roots for Chelsea FC ... Favorite athlete is Chelsea legend Didier Drogba ... Listens to Red Hot Chili Peppers ... Loves Asian cuisine.