James Bloom
James Bloom
Year: SR
Hometown: Weston, Conn
High School: Weston
Position: MDistance

2014-15 (SENIOR): 


Atlantic 10 Championships - Finished 17th in the 1500m run, (3:57.46), and eighth in the 4x800m relay, (7:44.35).

Brown Springtime Open - Won the mile run, (4:16.22).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Won the 1500m run, (3:58.45), and finished second in the 4x400m relay, (3:24.69). 

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished 15th in the 800m run, (2:01.23), and second in the 1500m run, (3:58.89).

George Mason Invitational - Finished 39th in the 800m run, (1:56.53).

UNH Wildcat Invitational - Finished eighth in the 5000m run, (16:13.49).


New England Championship - Finished 18th in the mile run, (4:14.69), and seventh in the distance medley relay, (9:57.75).

Atlantic 10 Championship - Finished sixth in the mile run, (4:17.66), and eighth in the distance medley relay, (10:26.11).

URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational - Finished second in the 1000m run, (2:30.63).

Boston University Terrier Classic - Finished 46th in the mile run, (4:15.31).

Sorlien Memorial Invitational - Finished fifth in the one mile run, (4:20.02).

NYC Gotham Cup - Finished 21st in the 3000m run, (8:45.10).

2013-14 (JUNIOR):


Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Finished eighth in the 1500m run, (3:56.79).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Finished second in the 1500m run, (3:58.17).

Penn Relays - Finished 21st in the distance medley relay, (10:14.81), and 21st in the 4x800m relay, (7:44.36).

UConn Classic - Finished eighth in the 800m run, (1:57.01), and fifth in the 4x400m relay, (3:29.31).

Minutemen Invitational - Finished 11th in the 800m run, (1:55.79).

American International College Invitational - Finished 28th in the 800m run, (2:00.25).


Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Finished sixth in the distance medley relay, (10:24.90).

Armory Winter Games - Finished ninth of 11 in the 1000m run, (2:35.10).

URI Coaches' Coed Invitational - Finished 11th of 21 in the 1000m run, (2:35.48), and fifth in the distance medley, (10:42.78).

Sorlien Invitational - Finished ninth in the one mile run, (4:35.29).

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE):


American International College Yellow Jacket Invitational - Earned sixth in the 3000m steeplechase, (10:39.78).

2010-11 (FRESHMAN):


URI Sorlien Invitational - Finished third in the 3000m run, (9:12.95).

Northeastern-Carisella Invitational - Recorded a mark of 2:05.44 in the 800m and a mark of 4:42.66 in the one mile run.

Lafayette/Rider Winter Games - Posted a tenth-place finish in the mile run with a time of 4:19.33.

Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Helped Rhody finish sixth in the DMR with a time of 10:16.36, also posted a 12th place finish in the mile run.

New England Championship - Was a member of the DMR team that finished 11th.

Husky Invitational - Registered a time of 4:14.75 in the 1500m run.

Brown Outdoor Invitational - Posted a time of 2:01.83 in the 800m run.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in cross country and indoor/outdoor track at Weston High School... Named Norwalk All-Area four times and Conn. All-Area three times... Named most improved... Owns school records in the 800 (1:55.6), 4x8 (7:52), four mile and 3200 (9:51)... A three-time Class SS and league cross country champ... A three-time indoor Class S champ and outdoor Class M Champ... Captained his cross country and indoor/outdoor track teams as a senior... Class M champ in the mile run (4:22.3).

PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1992… Son of Charles Bloom and Mona Wisoff… Has one sister, Amanda who graduated from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University in 2011… Enjoys film and music… Lists favorite athletes as Nick Symmonds, Usain Bolt, and Thomas Fownes… Follows the Denver Broncos… Majoring in Biology, with plans to attend medical school... Chose URI over Oregon, LSU, and Texas... Serves as the Vice President of URI SAAC.