#44 Rayte'a Long Season 2015-16
MAJOR: Technology, Management and Society
2015-16 (Senior): Set new career highs in virtually every statistical category while seeing action in 31 games, including 13 starts, as a senior. … Averaged 3.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. … Scored a career-high 10 points in a road loss to Green Bay on Nov. 21. … Pulled down three or more rebounds in 17 games and finished the season with exactly 100 boards. … Shot 62.5 percent from the floor and ranked No. 1 on the team among players with at least 10 field goal attempts. … Collected nine rebounds in back-to-back games — a loss at Green Bay on Nov. 21 and a win over Presbyterian on Nov. 23 — to match her career high in both contests.
2014-15 (Junior): Selected as Vanderbilt’s recipient of the A.D. Hancock-Walter Nipper Sportsmanship Award. … Provided depth off the bench while seeing action in 22 games, averaging 1.4 points and 1.3 points per game. … Scored four points and pulled down four rebounds while logging 15 minutes of playing time in SEC Tournament first-round win over Alabama on March 4. … Scored two points and had three rebounds in loss to Georgia on Jan. 18. … Had two points and three rebounds in loss to Dayton on Dec. 21. … Had two points, two assists and an assist in win over St. Louis on Nov. 24. … Recorded one steal in road win over Wisconsin on Nov. 20. … Had one rebound in overtime win against Green Bay on Nov. 17. … Had four points and two rebounds in season-opening win over Belmont on Nov. 14.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Provided depth in the post, playing in 26 games and averaging 1.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. … Scored four points in loss to Auburn on Feb. 13. … Had four points and two rebounds in loss to South Carolina on Jan. 26. … Had six points in 12 minutes of action in win over James Madison on Dec. 18. … Notched a pair of rebounds in 10 minutes of action in a road loss to Duke on Nov. 21. … Played 12 minutes and scored two points in loss to Marquette on Nov. 17. … Had five points and two rebounds in win over Delaware State on Nov. 14. … Set a new career high by pulling down nine rebounds in win over Western Kentucky on Nov. 11. .. Scored a career-high eight points against Appalachian State on Nov. 8.
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in 25 games during her rookie campaign, averaging 1.2 points and 1.3 rebounds. … Grabbed four rebounds and hit on two late free throws to help seal the victory at Florida. … Pulled down five rebounds at No. 12/10 Tennessee. … Recorded eight points and grabbed five rebounds in her first SEC game against Mississippi State, both career highs. … Scored four points at a key stretch last in the first half at Western Kentucky. … Hit all four foul shots against Tennessee Tech. … Had one point and one rebound against Austin Peay. … Scored two points in her first career action against UAB.
High School (Chaminade): Averaged 15 points and eight rebounds a game as a senior at Chaminade Julienne High School … Played for Mandy Myers and Alan Hoskins at Chaminade … earned First Team All-Area and All-Conference honors as a senior … Helped Chaminade to district and conference championships three-straight seasons (2010-12) … Averaged 11.9 points and 7.9 rebounds as a junior, while helping Chaminade to the Ohio District II regional finals … Played AAU basketball for the Ohio Glory.
Personal: Daughter of Kevin Long and Rachel Thompson … Has one brother, Kevin … Favorite basketball player is Steve Nash … Favorite sport other than basketball is track and field … Favorite movie is The Lion King … Chose Vanderbilt over Hampton and Houston … Born January 3, 1994, in Dayton, Ohio.
LONG’S CAREER HIGHS
Points: 10 vs. Green Bay (11/21/15)
3FG Made: 0 N/A
Rebounds: 9 (3x) vs. Presbyterian(11/23/15)
Assists: 3 vs. Air Force (11/30/15)
Blocks: 3 vs. Kentucky (2/14/16)
Steals: 3 vs. Belmont (11/14/14)
Minutes: 23 vs. Green Bay (11/21/15)