Started the first 13 games of the season before a torn knee ligament ended her season...Got off to a hot start with hits in five of the first nine games...Had a bases-clearing double to lead the Gamecocks to a 3-1 victory in the first game of the season against North Florida (2/8)...Added an RBI in the second game against Florida Atlantic (2/8)...Went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Western Carolina (2/13)...Had two RBI and a double in the victory over Cal Poly (2/15)...Drew two walks and scored a run in the win over Cal State Northridge (2/17)...Got a hit in her final game of the season against Wisconsin (2/22)...Received a medical hardship to play the 2009 season.
Started 50 games and appeared in seven more during her junior campaign...Drew 38 starts at second base while also getting time at first base (six starts) and at designated player (six games)...Versatile player batted in every spot in the lineup except for third...Closed the year hitting .190...Led the team with 10 sacrifice bunts...Had the second-longest hitting streak (seven) on the team...Hit .333 (3-for-9) with a runner on third and less than two outs...Stood third on the team in advancing runners, succeeding at a .444 clip...Had a .986 fielding average at second base, making only two errors while helping turn five double plays...Hit her only home run in the series finale against Alabama (3/18)...Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the second game against Arkansas (3/10)...Knocked two doubles in the Columbia Regional against No. 20 Oregon...Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year.
Posted the third highest batting average on the team...Had the second highest slugging percentage on the team (.366)...Second on the team in RBI with 20...Led the team in triples (2)...Hit two home runs in 3/18 game against Kentucky...Hit an RBI double in the seventh inning against Princeton to give USC the 5-4 win...Against N.C. State (2/26), accounted for all the runs with her first career triple, driving in two runs, and scoring another one run in the 3-0 win...Drove in a career-high four RBI against Kentucky on 3/18.
One of three players who started all 57 games...Served as the starting shortstop...In SEC games, led the team in runs scored (13)...Finished third on the team in hits (45)...Third on the team in RBIs (27)...Went 4-for-6 in stolen bases, leading the team in swipes...Recorded her first collegiate hit, a double, against Stephen F. Austin (2/5)...Recorded a career-high three RBIs in that game...Started the season with a five-game hitting streak...Also drove in a run in the first three games of the season...Posted three hits twice: vs. UMass, 2/26 and vs. Boston, 3/4...Had nine multi-RBI games...Hit her first home run on 2/13 against Wisconsin...Scored a run in six straight games...Recorded 12 multi-hit games, third best on the team
Four-year letterwinner in softball and basketball for Valley Stream Central Eagles...Coached by Arty Riccio in softball and Denise Schatz in basketball...Hit .410 as a senior, .389 as a junior, .392 as a sophomore and .376 as a freshman...Recorded a .987 fielding percentage as a senior...Three-time all-county softball and basketball selection...Advanced to the county finals in 2001.
Full name is Lisa Longo...Born August 6, 1986...Parents are Dennis and Ruth...Major is physical education.