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.
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
Director of News Content
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: 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 | 2/8/2018
Seven-time national champion, Virginia will compete in the first-ever U.S. Soccer Spring Program,...
Caldwell, Opoku Selected in MLS SuperDraft
M. Soccer | 1/19/2018
Jeff Caldwell was selected in the first round by New York City FC and Edward Opoku was taken in...
Aguilar, Sullivan Selected in Third Round of SuperDraft
M. Soccer | 1/21/2018
The Houston Dynamo took both Pablo Aguilar and Sheldon Sullivan in the third round of the MLS...
Four Cavaliers Named to ACC All-Academic Team
M. Soccer | 2/1/2018
Goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell, honored for the third time in his career, was one of four Cavaliers...
Opoku Signs Generation Adidas Contract
M. Soccer | 01/11/2018
Virginia junior Edward Opoku signed a Generation adidas contract offer from Major League Soccer (...
Boss to Depart UVA, Named Oregon State Head Coach
M. Soccer | 12/28/2017
Associate Head Coach Terry Boss has been named the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Oregon State ...
- Online Stores