Midwest City, Okla.
Carl Albert HS
Spent most of 2010 playing the defense-only flex position ... Named to the 2009 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team.
Started every game at shortstop ... Totaled 96 at-bats playing mostly in the flex position during the season ... Scored 24 runs and had 15 runs batted in ... Drew 16 walks ... Had a .913 fielding percentage at shortstop ... Went 10-for-11 in stolen base attempts ... Went 2-for-2 against Missouri in the second game of the conference series on March 28 ... Best outing of the season was hitting two three-run home runs against UMKC on March 15 ... Had a double and home run against California at the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic ... Drew three walks against Cal State Fullerton in the opening game in Las Vegas.
Made 29 starts, most of them at shortstop ... Hit .257 on the year with 43 runs scored and 13 walks earned ... Drove in nine runs and scored eight in Big 12 play ... Took over the starting shortstop role on April 1 vs. Baylor ... Named to the 2009 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team ... Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored against Texas in the Big 12 Championship ... Had a double and home run against the Longhorns ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored at North Texas ... Drove in two runs on a 1-for-3 outing against Texas A&M ... Had a home run on a 2-for-3 night against Arkansas ... Hit a three-run shot in her only at-bat of the first game at Texas ... Started in left field the second game, going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk drawn ... Hit her first collegiate home run against Northwestern ... Proved to be the winning run against the Wildcats ... Went 1-for-1 in a pinch hit appearance against Iowa State ... Tallied a 2-for-2 afternoon with three runs scored and two stolen bases in the championship game of the Hawai'i Paradise Classic against UAB.
Played at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City ... Lettered two years at shortstop for head coach Colin White ... Lettered freshman and sophomore seasons at Midwest City High School for Bob Burges ... An all-state, all-city and all-conference selection in 2006 and 2007 ... Team won 2006 and 2007 Class 5A state titles ... Hit .440 as a senior with 40 RBI and eight home runs ... Played with OU teammates Kirsten Allen and Katie Norris on the Oklahoma Babes Gold under head coach Steve Bachman ... Team made appearance at gold nationals in 2008.
Born Karolyne Ann Long in Tyler, Texas ... Daughter of Kari and Jim Long ... Younger sister of former OU softball All-American and graduate assistant, Savannah Long ... Also has a younger sister, Madisyn ... Uncle is Cale Gundy, recruiting coordinator and running backs coach for the OU football team ... Father played baseball at Oklahoma State ... Uncle, Mike Gundy, is head football coach at Oklahoma State ... Majoring in sociology.