Player Details

Name

Tristan Blackmon

Height

6' 1"

Weight

176 lbs

Date of Birth

8.12.1996 (24)

Birthplace

, NV USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED


Drafted third overall in 2018 MLS SuperDraft on January 19, 2018. Signed on February 22, 2018. 


 

CAREER MILESTONES


  • West Coast Conference Defender of the Year: 2017  



  • First Team All-Far West Region: 2016, 2017 

  • First Team All-West Coast Conference: 2016, 2017  

  • West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team: 2014  


 


PROFESSIONAL 



2018 (Los Angeles Football Club / Phoenix Rising FC, USL): 


  • Appeared in 10 regular season MLS matches, starting five, for a total of 491 minutes played.   

  • Made professional debut in 1-0 win over Seattle on March 4.  



  • First MLS start was in 1-1 draw vs. DC United on May 26. 

  • Made two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup appearances, both starts.  

  • In two loan spells to Phoenix Rising FC (Aug 15, Sep 4), started in all eight appearances across all competitions including the USL Cup final, a 1 – 0 loss to Louisville City on November 8.  


 


COLLEGE (University of the Pacific) 



2017 (Senior):   


  • Started 18 of 19 matches, contributing two assists and two goals. 

  • Helped UOP reach round two of the NCAA tournament, starting in both matches. 

  • West Coast Conference Defender of the Year. 

  • First Team All-Far West Region. 



  • First Team All-West Coast conference.  


2016 (Junior):  


  • Started 18 matches, netting four goals while assisting five. 

  • Started both NCAA tournament games, reached the second round. 



  • First Team All-Far West Region. 

  • First Team All-West Coast Conference.  


2015 (Sophomore):  


  • Appeared in all 17 of UOP’s matches, started 15. 



  • Scored two goals on a team-high 34 shots.  


2014 (Freshman):  


  • Started 17 of 18 games and led the West Coast Conference with eight goals. 

  • Led the conference with 1.06 points per game. 



  •  West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team.  


 

PERSONAL 


  • Father Peter Blackmon and Mother Makaela Otto, has two younger brothers Preston, Kingston and a younger sister Olivia.  

  • Favorite musical artist is Drake.  

  • Favorite video game is Fortnite.  



  • Favorite place in LA is the beach.  

  • Favorite restaurant is Nobu. 

  • Follow Tristan on Instagram at @Tristan.Blackmon and Twitter at @tristanb3. 




 




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