|Hometown:||Las Vegas, Nev.|
|High School:||Bishop Gorman|
- WCC Defensive Player of the Year
- All-WCC First Team
- 2018 MLS SuperDraft Third Overall Pick (LAFC)
Started in 18 games in 2017 and missed one due to a red card. Scored two goals in the regular-season opener against Sacramento State including the game-winner. Recorded assists against Grand Canyon and San Diego. His two assists were tied for fourth-most on the team. Two goals were tied for fifth-most on the team. Blackmon helped the Tigers to siox shutouts on his way to WCC Defensive Player of the Year honors.
Started in 18 games for the Tigers. The defender was tied for second with 4 goals on the year, second with 13 total points, and ranked fifth in the West Coast Conference with five assists on the year. Registered back-to-back assists in wins over Sacramento State (Sep. 4) and UNLV (Sep.9). Scored the game-winning goal in overtime to beat Grand Canyon (Sep. 18) for his first goal of the season. Logged a point in three-straight games with a goal against Grand Canyon (Sep. 18) and assists versus #11 San Diego State (Sep. 23) and Cal State Fullerton (Sep. 25). Scored another game-winning goal over Portland (Nov. 6) in Pacific’s home finale. Following the season, Blackmon was named to the WCC First Team and picked up NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team and NSCAA All-American Second Team honors for his stellar season. Blackmon was also ranked #80 on TopDrawer Soccer's Top 100 National Man postseason rankings.
A member of the WCC Preseason All-Conference team, Blackmon was one of seven Tigers to appear in all 17 games, 15 of which were starts. The forward logged two goals on a team-high 34 shots on the year, including a score in the 3-0 victory over San Jose State (Sept. 13). The Las Vegas native posted a shot in all but three games for the Orange and Black. Blackmon also tied a career-high in shots against CSU Bakersfield (Oct. 4) with five.
Blackmon picked up Second Team All-WCC honors and also was named to the All-Freshmen team after leading the West Coast Conference with eight goals. He also led the WCC with 0.47 goals per game and 1.06 points per game. Blackmon's point total of 18 was second in the WCC. Six of his eight goals on the year came against WCC opponents, which was also tops in the league. Started and played 17 games, missing one following a red card. Turned in two goals in back-to-back games with a pair of finishes against Gonzaga (Oct. 3), and another two at Portland (Oct. 5). Against San Diego (Oct. 19) and Portland (Nov. 7) he scored on his only shot attempt of each game. Also tallied goals against UC Riverside (Aug. 29) and Grand Canyon (Sept. 6). Picked up two assists on the year, setting up Tyson Fox's game-tying goal at Cal Poly (Sept. 21) and Andres Ochoa's opening goal over UC Santa Cruz (Sept. 27). Was third on the team in minutes with 1396 played. Second on the Tigers in shot attempts with 27. Blackmon was named Pacific's Offensive Player of the Year at the program's end of the year awards banquet.
Blackmon again played club ball after his freshman campaign, winning the Region IV Championships with Las Vegas Sports Academy in Idaho. He was one of the top ten goal scorers in the tournament and led LVSA to Nevada's first back-to-back regional title. In July of 2015, Blackmon was named to the Best XI for the National Club championships after guiding LVSA to the national championship game in Oklahoma.
In 2014, Blackmon led the Southwest League with 22 goals scored and earned Conference and Region Player of the Year honors. The three-time All-Southern Nevada, All-Sunset Region, and All-Southwest League honoree switched from defender to forward his senior season. As a defender, he helped Bishop Gorman to the Nevada state championship as well as the Sunset Region championship in 2012, and Southwest League championships 2010 and 2011. At the club level, Blackmon played with the Las Vegas Sports Academy, helping the squad to championships in the 2012 NorCal Spring Showcase and 2012 Las Vegas Premier Invitational.
Was named Pacific's Rookie of the Year at the Tommy Awards...Son of Peter Blackmon and Makaela Otto. His Step-mother is Kandice Blackmon. He has younger brothers, Preston and Kingston, and a younger sister, Olivia. Health, Exercise & Sport Science major.
|Oct 29||Loyola Marymount||W, 1-0|
|Nov 4||at Saint Mary's||T, 0-0|
|Nov 8||at San Francisco||L, 3-0|
|Nov 11||Gonzaga||W, 3-1|
|Nov 16||Cal State Fullerton||W, 2-1|
|Nov 19||at Stanford (NCAA Second Round)||T, 0-0|
|Aug 13||Westmont||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Aug 19||at #1 Stanford||L, 1-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Aug 25||at Sacramento State||W, 2-0||1||2||0||4||2||1.000||0-0||1|
|Aug 27||CSU Bakersfield||W, 5-2||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 1||vs. RV Virginia Tech||W, 1-0||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 3||at James Madison||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||4||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 8||at UNLV||W, 3-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 10||Grand Canyon||W, 2-1||1||0||1||1||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 15||at UC Santa Barbara||L, 1-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 17||San Jose State||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 22||at Oregon State||L, 2-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 1||at West Virginia||W, 2-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 7||at Portland||L, 3-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 18||at Santa Clara||W, 4-3||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 27||San Diego||W, 3-1||1||0||1||1||0||-||0-0||0|
|Oct 29||Loyola Marymount||W, 1-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Nov 4||at Saint Mary's||T, 0-0||1||0||0||0||2||.000||0-0||0|
|Nov 8||at San Francisco||L, 3-0||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Nov 11||Gonzaga||W, 3-1||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Nov 16||Cal State Fullerton||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Nov 19||at Stanford (NCAA Second Round)||T, 0-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|