Wake Forest defeated Virginia Tech 5-2 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex
2012 UVA Fall Classic (doubles)
2014 Wake Forest Invitational (A3 doubles)
Posted an overall 14-8 singles record, including a 6-2 mark in dual-match action while going 8-6 in tournament action... Finished the year 14-5 in doubles, including 5-2 in dual-match action with a 9-3 mark in tournament play... Posted a perfect 4-0 mark at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles throughout dual-match action... Played primarily with Anthony Delcore, going 12-4 together, including 4-0 at Nos. 1 and 2... Advanced to the semifinals in the black draw of the Duke Fab Four Invitational... Topped Duke's Raphael Hemmeler, then No. 49 in the country, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the quarterfinals for his highest-ranking career win to date through his junior year... Finished third in the white doubles draw of the Duke Fab Four Invitational with Delcore in September... Took the A3 Doubles flight title at the Wake Forest Invitational with Delcore.
Posted a 13-5 singles record and an 8-7 doubles record ... Appeared in nine dual matches, going 5-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles ... Earned an ACC singles win against Kyle Childree of Boston College ... Won his flight at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational, beating players from North Carolina, Penn State, Stetson and Liberty ... Partnered mainly with Jon Ho in doubles, but also played with Anthony Delcore and Pedro Dumont.
Played the majority of the season at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles ... Went 26-15 in singles and 20-15 in doubles ... Notched an 11-5 record at No. 6 singles and also won his only match at No. 5 singles ... Went 3-2 in singles against ACC opposition, earning victories at No. 6 singles against Beck Bond (NC State), Garrett Gordon (Georgia Tech) and Alexandre Thirouin (Boston College) ... Also posted notable dual match wins against players from Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and Oklahoma ...Notched the first ranked victory of his career against teammate Danny Kreyman, then ranked No. 90, at the Wake Forest Spring Invite ... Partnered with Jon Ho for most of the season at No. 3 doubles, going 4-6 in ACC play with victories against teams from Georgia Tech, Miami, Virginia Tech and Boston College ... Other notable doubles wins came at the No. 3 position against Alabama and Penn State, both with Kreyman as a partner ... Partnered with Anthony Delcore to win his doubles flight at the UVA Fall Classic ... Took second place in his singles flight at the WFU Fall Invite and the Wake Forest Spring Invite
A five-star recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Played under coach Jay Kramer at Hinsdale Central High School, twice helping lead the Red Devils to the Illinois State Championship ... Played No. 1 singles at Hinsdale Central during his junior and senior years ... Was named to the all-conference team in all four years at Hinsdale Central and twice made the all-state team ... Finished third in doubles at the prestigious USTA 16 and Under National Championship at Kalamazoo, Mich. in 2010 ... Rated as the ninth-best recruit in his class by the Tennis Recruiting Network and the 18th-best in the Great Lakes region
Full name is Sam David Bloom ... Born 1/13/1994 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... Son of Michelle and Tom Bloom ... Brother, Augie Bloom, played tennis at Princeton and graduated in 2014