2010: Enjoyed a productive and healthy senior season, batting .342 with eight home runs and a team-high 55 runs batted in ... one of just two players to start all 59 games on the season ... tied for team lead with 78 hits and led with 120 total bases ... scored 43 runs, had 16 doubles and led squad with 10 hit-by-pitches ... led UWM in multi-hit (27) and multi-RBI (13) games ... led the Horizon League in fielding chances and putouts ... ranked sixth in the conference in RBI ... named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team ... became just the third UWM player in program history to hit three or more home runs in a game, accomplishing the feat in a seven-inning win over SIU Edwardsville March 6 ... went 3-for-4 with those three HR's, driving in four and scoring four times ... three hits and three runs batted in against UIC March 27 ... added second multi-HR game of the year against Cleveland State April 2, with his two long balls providing for the difference in the 4-1 victory ... had a career-best six RBI on three hits, including a home run, on win over Wisconsin Lutheran April 9 ... tied career-high with four hits against Bradley April 21 and Cardinal Stritch May 4 ... compiled a seven-game hitting streak May 15-27, going 15-for-29 (.517) in the stretch ... named Horizon League Player of the Week May 23 after going 10-for-16 (.625) against Northern Illinois and Youngstown State ... three hits and three RBI against YSU May 20 ... 2-for-4 with a double and triple in UWM's Horizon League Tournament opener against Valparaiso May 27 ... 3-for-5 with two runs driven in against Wright State May 29 ... had two hits and scored twice in the tournament championship game the next day ... batted .382 against righties and .453 with runners in scoring position on the year.
2009: Received medical hardship waiver ... maintained senior eligibility ... did play in 17 games before the injury, making 16 starts ... started the season on a tear, recording hits in 15 of 17 games while batting .339 ... drove in 13 runs and had five doubles and two home runs ... had three hits and scored twice in win over nationally-ranked Michigan Feb. 27 ... drove in three runs on two hits the next day in win over Akron ... two more hits and three RBI against Louisville March 7.
2008: Earned Second Team All-Horizon League honors at designated hitter in his first season at UWM ... appeared in 51 games, starting 31 as the DH and 18 more at catcher ... batted .292 with 44 runs batted in ... his six home runs were second on the team ... went 3-for-4 and drove in a run in the season opener against Jacksonville Feb. 22 ... three hits and two driven in vs. Austin Peay March 14 ... had a huge series at Butler March 28-29, going 7-for-14 with 12 runs batted in, hitting home runs in each game of the series and posting back-to-back five-RBI games ... three hits, including a home run, and three runs batted in in win over Wright State April 25 ... tied season-high with three hits against UIC May 9 and Youngstown State May 15 ... went 7-for-12 in his final three games at the Horizon League Tournament before suffering an injury, driving in six runs ... batted .329 with runners in scoring position ... was a force in league games, recording five home runs and 27 RBI in 20 games of league play.
Prior to UWM: Spent two seasons at MATC in Madison, earning all-district, all-region and all-conference honors as a member of the Wolfpack ... team went 41-16 in 2007, leading the squad with 58 runs batted in ... batted .333 in 53 games, scoring 40 runs and adding 22 extra-base hits and a .596 slugging percentage ... hit .380 as a freshman, scoring 32 runs and driving in 47.
High School: Was a Second Team Wisconsin Valley All-Conference choice as a senior in 2005 at Wisconsin Rapids High School ... selected to play in the WBCA All-Star Classic as a senior ... spent two years on the basketball team ... received high honors academically as a junior and senior.
Personal: Son of David and Susan Long ... younger brother, Jake, is a freshman in 2010 on the UWM baseball team ... given name is Benjamin ... majoring in health sciences ... career goals are to play professional baseball and graduate from college ... coached legion baseball in the summer of 2007 ... born June 19, 1987.