PR: 1.87m/6-1.50 (2000)
Born: April 23, 1977 in Brazil, Ind.
Current Residence: West Lafayette, Ind.
High School: Northview HS (Ind.) 95
College: Purdue 00
Coach: Lissa Olson
Agent: Greg Harger
Club: Indiana Invaders
Career Highlights: 4th at 2001 USA Indoors and Outdoors; 4th at 2002 USA Outdoors; 2000 NCAA Indoor runner-up; 2002 Big 10 Indoor & Outdoor champ
Long graduated with honors from Purdue University and received the Big Ten Medal of Honor as Purdues outstanding female student-athlete. She currently works for Purdues track team as an assistant coachrecently earned her masters degree in curriculum and instruction was a finalist for the 1999 NCAA Sportswoman of the Year award In addition to her love of track & field, Long is known on the rodeo circuit, and was featured in Western Horseman Magazine in 2001 for her participation in breakaway roping, team roping, cutting, goat tying and barrel racing. Occasionally competed in heptathlon while at Purdue, with two fourth-place finishes at the Big 10 Championships.
2002: 4th at USA Outdoors (1.85m/6-0.75)6th at USA Indoors (1.80m/5-10.75)5th at Mt. SAC (1.85m/6-0.75)ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 1.85m/6-0.75.
Tied for 4th at USA Outdoors
(1.79m/5-10.5) 4th at USA Indoors (1.82m/5-11.50) 11th
at World University Games (1.80m/5-10.75) cleared personal best 1.85m/6-0.75 at
World University Games qualifying best of 1.85m/6-0.75
2000: 11th at U.S. Olympic Trials (1.80m/5-10.75) 2nd at NCAA Indoors 6th at NCAA Outdoors Won Big Ten Outdoors and Indoors 4th at Big Ten Heptathlon best of 1.81m/5-11.25.
1999: 9th at USA Outdoors HJ 8th at NCAA Outdoors HJ 2nd at Big Ten Outdoors HJ4th at Big Ten Heptathlon bests of 6-0 and 5197.
1998: Best of 5-10.
1997: Did not compete.
1996: Tied for 10th at USA Juniors 7th at Big Ten Outdoors best of 5-10.
1995: Best of 5-10.
1994: Best of 5-9.
1993: Best of 5-8i.
1992: Best of 5-8.