Many summer league's are currently in the playoffs.
The former Redbird infielder is a member of the San Francisco Giants organization.
Two Redbirds currently have at least a six-game hitting streak in summer ball.
14 current Redbirds are playing in summer baseball leagues.
Fellow sophomore Jack Czeszewski currently has an eight-game hitting streak.
The Illinois State baseball team beat Western Michigan, 7-1, Mar. 9, 2012 at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational.
The Illinois State baseball team beat Maine, 7-1, Mar. 9, 2012 at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational.
2011: Set the program-saves record with 15 career-saves ... broke the previous record of 12 saves, held by Jeremy Accardo, on May 1 at home against Indiana State ... named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team for the second-consecutive year ... led the team with six saves ... boasted a team-low 0.92 ERA ... established a 4-1 record with 45 strikeouts through 39.1 innings ... awarded the save with 2.2 innings pitched and five strikeouts at Belmont (2/20) ... earned the save in a 3.2-inning performance with six strikeouts against Milwaukee (2/27) ... pitched a season-high 4.1 innings of relief with six strikeouts in a one-run loss at Miami (3/8) ... earned the save after pitching 1.1 innings with three strikeouts versus Indiana State (5/1) ... pitched 1.2 innings to save the game against Evansville (5/21) ... once again, played summer ball in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League for the Orleans, Mass., Firebirds ... recipient of the Duffy Bass Endowed Scholarship.
2009: Made 13 appearances with one start ... posted a 1-1 record and 7.71 ERA ... struck out 16 batters in 28.0 innings ... limited opposing hitters to a .278 average ... struck out a career-high six batters in 3.1 innings of relief at Purdue (4/8) ... threw three pitches to record a strikeout and his first collegiate win against Missouri State (4/12) ... scattered four hits and three runs over a career-best 5.0 innings in his only start against Notre Dame (5/12) ... played summer ball for the Greeley Grays in the Mountain Collegiate Baseball League.
Dundee-Crown High School: Posted an 11-2 record with a 1.62 ERA as a senior ... ended the season with 121 strikeouts and walked only 22 batters in 85.6 innings of work ... named all-conference and all-area both junior and senior years ... 10-2 with a 3.67 ERA as a junior, striking out 63 batters in 70.6 innings on the mound ... named team MVP senior year ... helped his team win a school-record 28 games, as the team won conference and qualified for the state tournament ... attended the same high school as former Redbird Ryan Court.
Personal: Born 1-28-89 in Barrington, Ill. ... son of Ken and Linda Long ... has two sisters, Lisa and Heather ... major: history education