Karlie Long

Staff Member Since: 

Long joined Triangle in 2013 when she moved to Raleigh to attend and play volleyball at Meredith College. The Roxboro native played for Triangle through her 17s season. Her 17 Black team qualified in Open for USAV Junior Nationals. At Person High School in Roxboro, Long was named all-conference from 2011-2013 and was selected as team captain for three seasons.

Long had a storied career for the Meredith Avenging Angels, including USA South Volleyball Rookie of the Year, four-time all-conference and all-academic, and all-region recognition. In 2014 Long was named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American, the first player from Meredith to earn such an honor. In 2016 she led Meredith to the program's first-ever USA South Volleyball Tournament Championship and NCAA Division III tournament appearance. She holds the record at Meredith for career kills with 1,536, stands in the top five in nine other statistical categories, and ranks within the top 10 in two other categories. In 2017 Long was nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year.

Long graduated from Meredith in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in accounting.