5 - Brandy Longacre
Brandy Longacre
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa.
High School: Freedom
Position: D

As a Senior in 2009:
Earned the Jill DiSanti Best Defensive Player award after a break-out season that saw the senior defender log over 1200 minutes on the field while starting in all 18 games for Quinnipiac...Named to 2008 NFHCA Division I National Academic Team selection...2008 Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll...Played in and started all 18 games for Quinnipiac...Had just two shots on goal all season...Has established herself as an elite defenseman in the NEC.


As a Junior in 2008:
Named to the 2007 ZAG/National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Academic Squad...2007 Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll selection...Started 16 of 17 games on defense for Quinnipiac...Logged 977 minutes on the field...Started all seven games against NEC opponents...Led a Quinnipiac defense that allowed 2.5 goals per game, the fourth lowest in the Northeast Conference.

As a Sophomore in 2007:
Started in all 19 games for the Bobcats...Helped a Bobcat defense that allowed 1.79 goals per game, good for third in the NEC.

As a Freshman in 2006:
Did not see any action during the fall season...Played during the spring campaign and earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Dita Cup Challenge.

Before Quinnipiac:
Played field hockey and softball for four years at Freedom High...Named team field hockey and softball team offensive most valuable player.


Personal:
The daughter of Tracey and Jeffrey Longacre...Majoring in physical therapy.