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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Megan Long commits to ULM

  • Neville catcher/utility player has verbally committed to continue her softball career at ULM.
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  • For the third straight year, Neville High School is sending a softball player to the Division 1 level.
    Megan Long, a catcher/utility player, has committed to coach Rosemary Holloway-Hill and the ULM Warhawks.
    Long also received offers from Memphis, George Mason, Lyon College, Millsaps and Louisiana College.
    A starter since her freshman season, Long is a three-time first-team All-District 2-4A and All-Northeast Louisiana selection. She was selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State team in 2012 and the Louisiana Softball Coaches Association 4A All-State team as a catcher in 2012 and 2013.
    Batting leadoff throughout her high school career, Long has compiled a .417 career batting average, while helping the Lady Tigers to back-to-back State Tournament appearances, two straight district championships and three consecutive state playoff appearances.
    In 88 career games, she has a .478 on base percentage, with 82 runs scored, 123 hits, 17 doubles, seven triples, 59 RBI, 30 walks and only seven strikeouts.
    Long has a 4.0 grade point average, while scoring 26 on her ACT. She is a member of the National Honor Society, French National Honor Society and the Interact Club.
    The lefthanded speedster says she is looking forward to playing for her hometown college and in front of her friends and family.
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