Vastly improved player whose strong presence provides stability in the midfield following outstanding sophomore season ... provides a solid one-two punch with senior Delaney Brown ... technically sound and physically strong player who will be a key in Army's midfield once again this season ... playing with a great deal of confidence ... heady player whose ability to win balls in the air along with speed, dribbling and passing skills makes her a threat on the field ... appeared in 38 of 39 matches past two seasons ... two-year letterwinner.
2004: Played in 19 of 20 matches, drawing starts in 15 straight starting with win over Manhattan in home opener ... saw action in all seven Patriot League games and was in starting lineup in all but two ... credited with 13 shots (six on goal) and five were recorded in league encounters ... twice ripped off a pair in wins over Navy and Lafayette ... both shots were on goal in Navy victory as Army snapped the Mids' unbeaten string dating back to 1997 ... also took two shots in non-league win over Cornell.
2003: Saw action in all 19 games ... drew starts in five of the final six matches ... registered first career start in Patriot League road game against Bucknell in 14th game of the season ... with lead cast in last four league encounters ... first two were versus Colgate and Lafayette in final home showings followed by back-to-back road games at American ... first game against the Eagles was the regular-season finale followed by opening round match against the tournament host and top-seeded Eagles ... credited with 11 shots with four multiple attempts.
High School: Midfielder who starred at nearby Mahopac High School in Mahopac, N.Y. ... earned all-conference and all-section honors in 2002 ... five-year member of the Olympic Development Program ... helped the World Class club team to the 2001 New Jersey State Cup title ... also competed for club teams from New York (Jaguars) and Connecticut (Oakwood) ... attended the USMA Prep School last year.
Personal: Given name is Silvia Longo ... born Aug. 11, 1984... parents' names are Sal and Milejannna Longo ... majoring in Management.