24 - Matt Long
Matt Long
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Position: OF

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball News ... earned West Coast Conference All-Freshman team honors ... started 51 of the 53 games in which he appeared ... led all WCC freshman with a .336 batting average ... second on the team with 71 hits and three triples ... also doubled nine times and knocked in 23 runs ... put together a nine-game hitting streak from Feb. 5-24 ... batted .419 (13-for-31) in that stretch with two doubles, a triple and seven RBIs ... triple came in a 2-for-3, three RBI performance against Sacramento State on Feb. 21 ... had a pair of hits and RBIs three days late at No. 22 Cal Poly ... batted .571 (12-for-21) in a five-game stretch from March 5-11 ... went 3-for-4 with a double against San Jose State March 5 ... tripled and drove in a pair of runs March 10 at Washington ... reached base safely in all six plate appearances the next day against the Huskies ... went 4-for-4 with a double, two walks and two RBIs ... had consecutive three-hit games at Gonzaga on April 8 & 10 ... went 4-for-6 at Loyola Marymount, coming only a home run short of the cycle and scoring and driving in a pair of runs ... that performance came during an eight-game hitting streak ... had three mulit-hit games in the final six contests of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif. ... played baseball for Chris Bradford ... Named to the West Catholic Athletic League's first-team as a senior in '05 ... named to WCAL's second-team in '04 and honorable mention in '03 ... 2004 team put together a 26-game winning streak and was ranked no. 1 in the nation for two weeks ... batted .398 with two homers and 28 runs batted in as a senior ... batted .412 with three home runs and 28 RBIs as a junior on '04.

PERSONAL: Born in Mountain View, Calif. ... parents are Tim and Claranne Long ... has one older sister, Jenna, and a younger brother, Chris ... major is undeclared.

 

Long's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2006 .336 53/51 211 30 71 9/3/0 23 21/27 7/9
2007 .304 56/56 217 33 66 10/0/3 25 25/38 15/22
2008 .303 55/55 228 54 69 11/5/11 40 36/24 7/14
2009 .288 53/53 219 43 63 9/6/5 31 18/23 5/7
Career .307 217/215 875 160 269 39/14/19 119 100/112 34/52