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.
Thompson Starts Laying GroundworkWomen's Basketball6/20/18Summer practice started Wednesday morning for the Virginia women's basketball team, which has a new head coach, Tina Thompson.Huff Looking to Make Up for Lost TimeMen's Basketball6/19/18A 7-1 forward from Durham, N.C., Jay Huff hopes to carve out a role in Virginia's frontcourt as a redshirt sophomore in 2018-19.Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.
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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.
Jeff White: Nus Traveling Road to Recovery
M. Soccer | 6/18/2018
Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be...
Men's Soccer Unveils 2018 Schedule
M. Soccer | 6/7/2018
The Virginia men’s soccer program announced its 2018 schedule that features 11 home dates...
Virginia to Play Maryland at Audi Field
M. Soccer | 5/15/2018
Cavaliers will play former ACC foe, Maryland on September 3, 2018 at Audi Field.
Barnold Takes Position with U.S. Soccer
M. Soccer | 5/4/2018
A.J. Barnold has landed a full-time role at U.S. Soccer, working closely with the United States...
Jeff White: Kessler Earning High Marks On and Off Field
M. Soccer | 4/12/2018
A rising sophomore who arrived at UVA in January 2017 with an associate's degree, Henry Kessler...
Ryan Hopkins Hired as Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
M. Soccer | 2/14/2018
Ryan Hopkins has been hired as an assistant coach for the Virginia men's soccer program, as...
Virginia Will Be Part of U.S. Soccer Spring Program
M. Soccer | 02/08/2018
Seven-time national champion, Virginia will compete in the first-ever U.S. Soccer Spring Program,...
Caldwell, Opoku Selected in MLS SuperDraft
M. Soccer | 01/19/2018
Jeff Caldwell was selected in the first round by New York City FC and Edward Opoku was taken in...
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