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06/01/2011

Navy Ready to Face Virginia in Charlottesville Regional

Midshipmen making first NCAA Tournament appearance since '02.

Career Honors:
• Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week (April 6, 2009)
• ECAC Pitcher of the Week (April 7, 2009, March 30, 2010, April 28, 2010)
• Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (April 6, 2009, March 2, 2010, March 29, 2010, April 26, 2010)

Career Statistics:

-OVERALL-
Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO
2008....  4.84   1-1    11   1   0   0/0     1  22.1   26   16   12    9   23
2009....  5.60   3-3    10   9   1   0/0     0  45.0   60   37   28   18   58
2010....  4.52   4-4    11  11   2   2/0     0  61.2   67   35   31   11   57
TOTAL...  4.95   8-8    32  21   3   2/0     1 129.0  153   88   71   38  138

-PATRIOT LEAGUE- Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2008.... 3.86 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 2.1 3 2 1 0 2 2009.... 8.59 1-3 5 5 1 0/0 0 22.0 33 27 21 11 20 2010.... 6.00 1-3 5 5 1 1/0 0 27.0 35 19 18 5 15 TOTAL... 7.01 2-6 11 10 2 1/0 0 51.1 71 48 40 16 37

Career Highs:
• Innings (Start): 9.0 vs. Holy Cross (4/24/10)
• Innings (Relief): 4.0 at Maryland (4/1/08)
• Strikeouts (Start): 13 vs. Monmouth (3/13/09)
• Strikeouts (Relief): 4, two times (MR: at Delaware State, 4/29/08)

In the Record Book:
Shutouts - Career
T-15. 2
Shutouts - Season
T-7. 2
Strikeouts/9 IP - Season
3. 11.60 (2009)
Walks/9 IP - Season
13. 1.61 (2010)

2010:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Went 4-4 with a 4.52 ERA, racking up a Patriot League-best 57 strikeouts
• Appeared in 11 games, all starts
• 4.52 ERA was ninth best in the Patriot League while his two shutouts tied for best in the conference
• Logged 61.2 innings - tying teammate Ben Nelson for fifth in the conference
• Picked up his second Patriot League and ECAC Pitcher of the Week honor after tossing a complete-game shutout (5 H, 1 BB, 2 K) in 9-0 win over Holy Cross (4/24) ... it was the first nine-inning complete-game shutout by a Navy pitcher since Ed Hoak on March 10, 1998
• Named Patriot League and ECAC Pitcher of the Week after throwing his first-career complete-game shutout (3 H, 0 BB, 6 K) in a 1-0 seven-inning win over UMBC (3/27)
• Struck out a season-high nine batters on two occasions, vs. Air Force (2/26) and Monmouth (3/14)
• Got his first win of the season vs. Air Force (2/26) - allowing just two runs off four hits while striking out nine
• Picked up wins in consecutive starts by beating Princeton (3/20) and UMBC (3/27)
• Had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 5.2:1
• Just 11 of the 67 hits he allowed were extra-base hits
• Struck out at least six batters in six of his 11 starts
• Went at least four innings in all but two starts

2009:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Pitched in 10 games, nine of which he got the ball to start
• Went 3-3 with a 5.60 ERA over 45.0 innings with 18 walks and 58 strikeouts
• His 58 strikeouts ranked him fourth in the Patriot League
• Fanned at least as many batters as innings pitched in seven of his nine starts
• Fired a seven-inning, complete-game no-hitter against Lehigh (4/4), which marked the seventh complete-game no-hitter in program history
• Against Lehigh, he struck out four batters in a 110-pitch outing
• Over his first-four starts of the year, he went 2-0 with a 2.86 ERA over 22.0 innings with seven walks and 37 strikeouts
• Struck out 13 batters in just 5.1 innings against Monmouth (3/13), which were the most in a game by a Navy pitcher since Scott Kozink in 1999 against Bucknell
• Punched out nine with only one walk over 6.2 innings to earn his first win of the year against Iona (3/6)
• Allowed only one earned run over 7.0 innings with two walks and nine strikeouts in a winning effort against Princeton (3/20)
• Issued only one walk over his final-three outings of the year, a span of 9.1 innings

2008:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Appeared in 11 games and made one start
• Went 1-1 with a save and a 4.84 ERA over 22.1 innings
• Fanned 23 batters and walked nine
• Allowed just 4-of-10 inherited runners to score
• Did not allow an earned run in his final-four outings, a span of 10.1 innings, with two walks and 12 strikeouts
• Earned his first-career win at Coppin State (4/24), as he scattered four hits and an unearned run over 5.0 innings with five punchouts
• Came out of the bullpen in his next appearance and earned the save at Delaware State (4/29) with 3.0 shutout innings, no walks and four strikeouts

High School:
• Attended Woodward Academy, where he earned three letters with baseball
• Also lettered with cross country
• Served as baseball team captain during his senior year
• Member of 2006 East Cobb World Wood Bat champions that boasted a 64-3 record
• Class 4A champion in cross country with a personal-best time of 17:05

Personal:
• Full name is Samuel Quince Long
• Son of Lisa and James Long
• Born Sept. 26, 1988, in Atlanta, Ga.
• Majoring in American politics and law

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