Women's Basketball

Rayte'a Long - 44


Dayton, Ohio

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Rayte'a  Long


Countdown to Tipoff: Rayte'a Long

A closer look at the sophomore from Ohio


Behind the Dores - Episode Five



Frosh receive valuable tourney experience

By Ryan Schulz


VU to face No. 7 UK in quarterfinals

Commodores and Wildcats tipoff at 5:00 p.m. CT on SportSouth.


VU set for SEC Tournament

Commodores open 2013 postseason with Missouri.


Vanderbilt WBB vs. Mississippi State (2/25/16)

Vanderbilt hosted MSU on senior night, falling 66-61. (2/25/16)


Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee 2/11/16 (Howell)

Vanderbilt women's basketball action against Tennessee at Memorial Gym. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University)


Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina (Howell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's game against No. 2 South Carolina on Jan. 7, 2015.


WBB vs. Air Force, (11/30/15). Photos by Steve Green

Vandy WBB defeated Air Force 86-29 on 11/30/15. Photos by Steve Green.


WBB vs. Ohio University; (11/28/15). Photos by Frederick Breedon

Vanderbilt WBB team won its bi-annual 2015 Thanksgiving Tournament, 62-59. Photos by Frederick Breedon. (11/28/15).

MAJOR: Technology, Management and Society

2014-15 (Junior): Selected as Vanderbilt's recipient of the A.D. Hancock-Walter Nipper Sportsmanship Award. ... Provided depth off the bench while seeing action in 22 games, averaging 1.4 points and 1.3 points per game. ... Noteable games: Scored four points and pulled down four rebounds while logging 15 minutes of playing time in SEC Tournament first-round win over Alabama on March 4. ... Scored two points and had three rebounds in loss to Georgia on Jan. 18. ... Had two points and three rebounds in loss to Dayton on Dec. 21. ... Had two points, two assists and an assist in win over St. Louis on Nov. 24. ... Recorded one steal in road win over Wisconsin on Nov. 20. ... Had one rebound in overtime win against Green Bay on Nov. 17. ... Had four points and two rebounds in season-opening win over Belmont on Nov. 14.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Provided depth in the post, playing in 26 games and averaging 1.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. ... Logged two minutes of playing time in loss to Florida on Feb. 27. ... Saw three minutes of action in loss to Alabama on Feb. 23. ... Collected two rebounds in win over Arkansas on Feb. 20. ... Had one rebound in loss to Miss. State on Feb. 16. ... Scored four points in loss to Auburn on Feb. 13. ... Had two rebounds in loss to Tennessee on Feb. 10. ... Scored four points in win over Texas A&M on Feb. 2. ... Played six minutes in loss to Missouri on Jan. 30 . .. Had four points and two rebounds in loss to South Carolina on Jan. 26. ... Played two minutes in win over Ole Miss on Jan. 16. ... Played eight minutes in win over Tennessee on Jan. 12. ... Had three rebounds and two points in win over Auburn on Jan. 9 ... Had two points and five rebounds in loss to South Carolina on Jan. 5. ... Pulled down three rebounds in four minutes of action in win over Georgia on Jan. 2. ... Had two points in win over UAB on Dec. 30. ... Had two points in win over UNC Asheville on Dec. 21. ... Had six points in 12 minutes of action in win over James Madison on Dec. 18. ... Scored four points in win over Hartford on Dec. 15. ... Saw five minutes of action and pulled down one rebound in win over ETSU on Dec. 3. ... Logged seven minutes of action in win over Elon on Nov. 29. ... Scored four points in five minutes of action in win over Dayton on Nov. 24. ... Notched a pair of rebounds in 10 minutes of action in a road loss to Duke on Nov. 21. ... Played 12 minutes and scored two points in loss to Marquette on Nov. 17. ... Had five points and two rebounds in win over Delaware State on Nov. 14. ... Set a new career high by pulling down nine rebounds in win over Western Kentucky on Nov. 11. .. Scored a career-high eight points against Appalachian State on Nov. 8.

2012-13 (Freshman): Played in 25 games during her rookie campaign, averaging 1.2 points and 1.3 rebounds...Grabbed four rebounds and hit on two late free throws to help seal the victory at Florida...Pulled down five rebounds at No. 12/10 Tennessee...Recorded eight points and grabbed five rebounds in her first SEC game against Mississippi State, both career highs...Scored four points at a key stretch last in the first half at Western Kentucky...Hit all four foul shots against Tennessee Tech...Had one point and one rebound against Austin Peay...Scored two points in her first career action against UAB.

High School (Chaminade): Averaged 15 points and eight rebounds a game as a senior at Chaminade Julienne High School ... Played for Mandy Myers and Alan Hoskins at Chaminade ... earned First Team All-Area and All-Conference honors as a senior ... Helped Chaminade to district and conference championships three-straight seasons (2010-12) ... Averaged 11.9 points and 7.9 rebounds as a junior, while helping Chaminade to the Ohio District II regional finals ... Played AAU basketball for the Ohio Glory.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin Long and Rachel Thompson ... Has one brother, Kevin ... Favorite basketball player is Steve Nash ... Favorite sport other than basketball is track and field ... Favorite movie is The Lion King ... Chose Vanderbilt over Hampton and Houston ... Born January 3, 1994, in Dayton, Ohio.

Why Vanderbilt?
"Vanderbilt is the perfect combination of academics and athletics. It's my home away from home."

Career Highs
Points: 8 (2x) Last: Appalachian State (11/8/13)
FG Made: 3 Appalachian State (11/8/13)
FG Atts: 7 Appalachian State (11/8/13)
3FG Made: 0
3FG Atts: 1 vs. Marquette (11/17/13)
FT Made: 4 (3x) Last: vs. Dayton (11/24/13)
FT Atts: 6 vs. Mississippi State (1/3/13)
Rebounds: 9 vs. Western Kentucky (1/11/13)
Assists: 2 (4x) Last: vs. Miss. State (2/16/14)
Blocks: 1 Appalachian State (11/8/13)
Steals: 3 vs. Belmont (11/14/14)
Minutes: 19 Auburn (2/28/13)


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