2012: Played in seven games, appearing mainly as a pinch hitter and designated hitter... Drew a walk to bring home a run against Utah on Feb. 19 before scoring himself against the Utes on Feb. 20... Lone hit of the season came at Stanford, the No. 1 team in the nation at the time, on Feb. 28.
2011: Made 22 appearances as a pinch hitter with five starts, including the final four games of the season... Recorded 10 hits, including a double in a 2-for-2 performance at Stanford on May 10... Lone hit in Feb. 21 game at Sacramento State drove in the game-tying run in the top of the ninth to send the game to extra innings... Started at first base in Aggies' 16-inning 2-1 win against UC Riverside on May 27, hitting 2-for-5... His single in the bottom of the tenth inning drove in the tying run... Followed that with a 2-for-3 performance in the second game of the series, then closed out the weekend going 1-for-3 with a run... Finished with a .345 batting average, hitting cleanly in the final three games of the season.
2010: Made 14 appearances on the mound, starting 3 games... Went 1-3 with 7.67 ERA... Recorded 28 strikeouts in 31.2 innings of work... Longest outing of the season was 5.0 innings May 7 against Pacific... Recorded season-high four strikeouts on two occasions: Mar. 23 at San Jose State and Apr. 28 against California... Also pinch hit and played first base for UC Davis, making nine appearances and starting the final game of the season... Registered three hits on the season and recorded an RBI against Cal Poly (5/16).
NAPA HS '09: Two-sport standout, earning All-Monticello Empire League and All-Napa County honors in both baseball and football... Batted .422 with four homers and 40 RBI as a first baseman, adding 0.90 ERA as a pitcher in 2009... Named county's Offensive Player of the Year... Played center for football team, helping lead NHS to two conference titles plus the 2007 Sac-Joaquin Section banner... Won Lineman of the Year distinction... Played summer ball for Napa RiverDogs, earning all-tournament honors in Chico in 2009... Team won region and area championships.
PERSONAL: Born in Goleta, Calif.... Majoring in pharmaceutical chemistry... Parents are Mike & Shawn Blom... Full name is Collin Jan Blom... Best athletes he's faced were at American Legion state tournament (baseball) or those at Merced High (football).