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  Graham Long

Graham Long

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Easley, S.C.

High School:
Riverside HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Business Management

2009 Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault and 400-meter relay at the A-Sun Championships (5/15) ... Helped the men earn a school-record time in the relay, with a fourth-place finish of 43.19 ... Also saw action in the 100-meter dash, posting his best finish at the Winthrop Invitational in 12.50 (3/27) ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2008-09 Indoor: Earned his best time of the season in the 60-meter dash at the Clemson Games with a time of 7.64 seconds (1/30) ... Also competed in the 60-meter dash at the Carolina Invitational (2/13) and UNC Classic (1/24) ... Saw action in the 55-meter dash and 300-meter dash at the Appalachian Invite, where he set personal-best times in both events (12/5).

2008 Outdoor: Competed in the 100-meter dash and the pole vault during the season ... Posted fourth-best height of the season in pole vault ... Posted personal-best time of 11.62 in the 100-meter dash at the Weems Baskins Invitational (3/29).

2007-08 Indoor: Competed in the 60-meter dash in the A-Sun Championships.

Before USC Upstate: Lettered in track and football at Riverside ... Competed in the 100-meter dash ... Named Greer Citizen Player of the Week ... Named to the Greenville News Honor Roll ... Recipient of art award.

Personal: Born on Jan. 6, 1989 ... Son of Glenn Long and Denise Kelly ... Has two brothers, Brendan and Christian, and two sisters, Cassi and Charley ... Majoring in business management ... His father, Glenn, played collegiate basketball at Clemson ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends, playing football and basketball, and watching college football ... Favorite Movie is "The Hangover" ... Favorite group is Rascal Flatts ... Favorite TV show is "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" ... Dream job is to be an analyst for ESPN's College Gameday.

Long's Personal Bests
Indoor Track & Field
60-Meter Dash	7.58, A-Sun Championships (3/1/2008)
Outdoor Track & Field
100-Meter Dash	11.62, Weems Baskin Invitational (3/29/08)
Pole Vault	11-00.00, Wofford Dual Meet (4/17/09)
400-Meter Relay	43.19, A-Sun Championships (5/15/09)

 
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