Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#23 Lucas Long
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
High School: Academy of Holy Angels
Experience: High School

High School: Starred as right-handed pitcher at Academy of Holy Angels in Minneapolis, Minn., under coach Jim Page ... Earned a 5-2 record and 1.28 ERA with 81 strikeouts as a senior ... Pitched a perfect five-inning game with 12 total strikeouts, including first nine hitters of game in April ... Named First Team All-State by Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Association ... A team captain senior year ... Second Team All-Metro selection ... Finalist for 2011 Minnesota Minute Men Mr. Baseball award ... Also played football in high school.

Personal: Graduated with honors of distinction from Academy of Holy Angels in Minneapolis, Minn., in 2011 ... Son of Martin Borts and Deborah Long ... Has two older siblings, including brother, Trevor, and sister, Elisha ... Born on October 7, 1992, in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Earned selection to school honor roll all four years ... Outside of baseball, enjoys fishing, watching movies, golf and video games ... Favorite team is the Minnesota Twins and favorite player is Joe Mauer ... Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Science and has yet to declare a major.