Louisburg College: Had a solid year in 2013, batting .347 with 11 doubles, three triples, three home runs, 39 RBI and 16 stolen bases … Hit .346 for the Hurricanes as a freshman, helping the team to a 52-9 record … Also posted 53 hits, eight doubles, a triple, three home runs, 32 runs scored and 30 RBI as well as stealing 10 bases in 13 attempts … Produced an on-base percentage of .440 while also recording 74 putouts, six assists and just one error for a fielding percentage of .988.
High School: Won MVP honors for the JV squad and the team's batting title as a freshman … Was a first-team all-conference outfielder, team MVP and all-state honoree as a junior … Wrapped up his prep years winning first-team all-district and all-region accolades as well as the Comets' outstanding pitcher award.
Personal: Full name is Tyler David Long … Born May 4, 1993 … Undecided on a major …Son of David and Sharon Long.
Coach Jarrett on Long: "Tyler was one of the most coveted players returning to a Junior College team that was ranked No. 1 nationally last season. My favorite thing about Tyler is his hard-nosed, get it done type attitude that he brings to the park every day."