Newest Additions Look to Help Colonials Reach A-10 Championship for Third Straight Season
High School: A two-time all-district and all-region first team selection in 2012 and 2013...Named Northern Virginia Region Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and a senior, in addition to being selected to the All-Region First Team...Tabbed All-Liberty District Defensive Player of the Year in 2013...Chosen as a 2012 and 2013 US Lacrosse First Team All-American...Two-time Washington Post All-Met Second Team selection...Helped Langley claim district and regional crowns as a freshmen...Guided squad to district, regional and state title matches where it claimed runner-up status in 2012 and 2013...Also competed for Capital Lacrosse Club for four years...Served as Langley's Spirit Club president and Food Appreciation Club officer...Member of Russian Club and Key Club.
Personal: Born Erin Melissa Long on April 9, 1995 in Reston, VA...Daughter of Donna and Kevin Long...Has two brothers, Ryan and Corey...Brother Ryan plays lacrosse at Christopher Newport University...Intends to major in finance.
Why GW?: "I chose GW because I have always wanted to live in DC and play Division I lacrosse for a highly ranked academic institution. GW is the perfect fit for me and has everything I have ever wanted in a school, both on and off the field."