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Phillip Long
Phillip Long

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wilson, N.C.

High School:
Hunt

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150

Position:
Forward/Midfielder

Birthdate:
05/16/1983

Experience:
HS



IN 2002: Recorded 547 minutes of playing time after starting three of the 14 games he appeared in ... scored nine points resulting from four goals and one assist ... led all first-year players on the team in points (nine) and goals (four) ... took 14 shots ... scored his first collegiate goal in Virginia's 4-0 victory over N.C. State (9/28) when teammate Paul Johnson connected with him on a cross that resulted in a score ... scored two goals in Virginia's 6-0 shutout victory over Temple (11/8) ... scored UVa's fifth goal of the game and his second goal of the season in Virginia's 5-0 shutout victory over Hartwick (10/4) ... recorded his first collegiate assist on Ryan Kelly's goal in Virginia's 5-2 win against Liberty (10/16) ... recorded his first collegiate start in Virginia's 4-1 victory over VCU (9/6) in the Maryland/FILA Classic ... posted his first ACC start on 9/14 against Wake Forest ... made his first collegiate appearance in Virginia's 3-2 victory over #25 Kentucky (8/30) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... took his first collegiate shot in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Rhode Island (9/1) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... lettered.

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.