Sam Bloom
Sam Bloom

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central High School

Height:
5-10

04/11/2014

No. 23 Deacons Drop 4-3 Heartbreaker at No. 42 VT

Wake Forest could not hold off a late singles rally by the Hokies

02/23/2014

No. 20 Deacons Take Down No. 48 Cardinals 5-2

Jon Ho clinched the win for the Demon Deacons at No. 3 singles

01/17/2014

No. 19 Deacs Host Brown and ETSU

The Demon Deacons will play another home doubleheader Saturday

01/11/2014

Wake Forest Sweeps Coastal Carolina and Charlotte

The Demon Deacons started the season 2-0

10/18/2013

Round of 16 Set at USTA/ITA Carolina Regional

Bogaerts and Ho are still alive in singles, Billa and Dumont in doubles

01/11/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Coastal Carolina

The Wake Forest men's tennis team beat Coastal Carolina on

04/07/2013

Men's Tennis vs. Virginia Tech

Wake Forest defeated Virginia Tech 5-2 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex

02/10/2013

Wake Forest vs. Tennessee - 2-10-13

Wake Forest took on Tennessee on Sunday at the Indoor Tennis Center

10/12/2012

Men's Tennis - WFU Invite

Wake Forest hosted its fall tournament this weekend

Championships
2012 UVA Fall Classic (doubles)

2012-13 (Freshman)
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


Background:
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

Personal:
Full name is Sam David Bloom ... Born 1/13/1994 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... Son of Michelle and Tom Bloom ... Brother Augie Bloom is a junior on Princeton's men's tennis team

 

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