UC opens season this weekend at Notre Dame
Eight Bearcats earned degree at Fall Commencement
Longerman is heading into her second season of coaching after being a UC standout for two years and playing at Michigan State prior to that.
In her first year as assistant coach, she helped guide the Bearcats to a ninth place finish at the BIG EAST Championship after they downed Seton Hall 4-0 in a consolation match.
Career Records: Singles - 8-15; Doubles - 10-14
2009-10 Season (Junior): Played singles and doubles in all 24 matches ... saw action in the No. 1, 2, and 3 spots ... compiled a 6-8 record in the No. 3 spot ... her three wins in BIG EAST Conference play were third most on the team ... won in two sets, 6-4, 6-3, in the conference opener against Connecticut (2/27) ... claimed a two set victory, 6-1, 6-2, against Dayton (3/31), helping lead the Bearcats to a 4-3 victory ... ended the season having won five of nine singles matches ... partnered with sophomore Safiyya Ismail at the No. 1 doubles spot, and went 10-14 ... The duo went 3-3 in BIG EAST doubles competition ... partnered up with Ismail to win 8-3 against West Virginia (2/28) ... Between Feb. 19-March 24, spanning eight matches, the pair won six contests, including a 2-0 mark in conference play.
Prior to Cincinnati: Attended school at Michigan State for two years.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Princeton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she was named the division one player of the year her senior year (2007) ... went to state her junior and senior year, while competing in first singles both years.
Personal: Born May 27, 1989 ... daughter of Tom and Maryann Lonergan ... has a younger brother, Lee, who plays tennis at Northern Kentucky University ... majoring in Communications.
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