HIGH SCHOOL: Selected as a 2002 Powerade/McDonalds All-American ... a 2002 North Carolina East Team All-Star and named the Raleigh News & Observer Soccer Athlete of the Year in 2002 ... named the 2001 NCSCA Player of the Year ... selected as a 2001 NSCAA High School All-American ... named the 2001 adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) Most Valuable Player ... member of the US Under-18 National Team Pool in 2001 ... member of the Region III Team/Pool (1999-2001) and the NC ODP Team (1996-2001) ... member of the Coastal United Soccer Club state championship team in 2002 and the Charlotte Soccer Club state championship teams in 1998-2000 ... leading scorer for Charlotte Soccer Club & ODP (1999-2000) ... a three-time All-State and All-Conference selection from 1999-2001 ... also named All-Region (1999-2000) and All-South in 2001 ... four-time letterwinner and starter (1998-2001) at Hunt ... named both the Offensive Player of the Year (1999-2001) and the Defensive Player of the Year (2001) ... became the first All-American in Hunt High School history in any sport and also became the first All-American in soccer in Wilson County Public Schools history.
PERSONAL: Born on May 16, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ... son of Henry and Mary Long ... chose UVa for its academics and soccer program ... plans to play professional soccer and attend law school ... also recruited by North Carolina, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Old Dominion and UNC-Greensboro ... enjoys listening to music and going to the movies ... has a brother, Jonathan, and a sister, Jennifer ... brother plays soccer for UNC-Asheville.
Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA Tennis ContinuesMen's Tennis5/25/16With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.Mihaljevic's Star Continues to RiseTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/16In junior Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia's track & field team has one of the nation's elite shot putters and discus throwers.Power Surge Contributing to Cavaliers' SuccessBaseball5/21/16Timely home runs helped No. 8 Virginia win the first two games of its series with ACC rival Virginia Tech at Davenport Field.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Virginia Announces Spring Exhibition Schedule
M. Soccer | 3/2/2016
The spring slate features four friendlies against nearby college programs, including three in...
Virginia Welcomes 10 Student-Athletes for 2016-17
M. Soccer | 2/25/2016
Ranked third nationally by Top Drawer Soccer, the talented group features 10 student-athletes,...
Caldwell and Wharton Named to All-ACC Academic Team
M. Soccer | 2/9/2016
Wharton was honored on the All-ACC Academic Team for the third time, while Caldwell was a first-t...
Scott Thomsen Inks MLS Homegrown Contract with New York Red ...
M. Soccer | 12/23/2015
Thomsen played 66 career matches for Virginia and was a key figure in UVA’s run to the 2014...
Etienne Signs MLS Homegrown Contract
M. Soccer | 12/21/2015
Etienne is the second Virginia player to ink a homegrown deal in the last three seasons, joining ...
Jeff White: 'Hoos Will Look to Refocus in 2016
M. Soccer | 12/11/2015
Virginia, which won the NCAA men's soccer title in 2014, lost in the round of 32 this year. A...
Wharton Named to NSCAA All-South Region Team
M. Soccer | 12/09/2015
The team captain played the most minutes of any Virginia field player (1,673 of a possible 1,680).
Klöckner: College Soccer Field of Year
M. Soccer | 11/30/2015
The pitch at Klöckner Stadium has been tabbed as college soccer's 2015 Field of the Year by ...
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