'Cats and Zips open up a three-game series on Friday
Prior to Ohio: Comes to Ohio as the fourth ranked position player and the 13th overall ranked player in the state of Ohio according to PrepBaseballReport.com ... Three-year letterman... Was named as the team captain for his senior year... As a junior... Posted a batting average of .540 during his junior campaign en route to earning All-Star Honors by the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the News-Herald... His .540 batting was tops among Cleveland area hitters... Helped his squad to the 2012 State Division I Regional I District Championship... In the State Regional Semifinals, he went 4-for-4 with a triple, a double and drove in four RBI... Coached by Don Ramer.
Personal: Born January 12, 1995... Son of Mark and Lisa Longo... Has three siblings - Lee (brother), Jack (brother) and Chelsey (sister)... Older brother Lee is a junior on the Eastern Michigan baseball team... His uncle Dave is an Ohio University alum and competed in both cross country and swimming... Lists his favorite athlete as Josh Hamilton and the Cleveland Browns as his favorite football team.