Cougars to open American Athletic Conference Championship vs. Cincinnati
HONORS & AWARDS
Team Academic MVP
The American All-Academic Team
SENIOR (2015) Made 13 appearances and 10 starts, primarily as Houston’s midweek starter…Totaled 55.0 innings…Finished 5-2 with a 2.95 ERA…Tallied a complete game shutout in win vs. Sam Houston State (April 28)…Earned wins over Texas Southern, Baylor, McNeese (twice), and Sam Houston State…Struck out four in two different games vs. Sam Houston State and Lamar… Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament… Was part of a pitching staff that ranked first in the conference with a 2.89 ERA.
JUNIOR (2014) Made 14 starts in his first season as a Cougar, posting a 2.88 ERA and 1-0 record...Totaled 59.1 innings, registering 36 strikeouts and just eight walks...Earned his first collegiate win at Houston in a 7.0-inning gem at Cincinnati (April 27) to help Houston to the weekend series win...Struck out a season-high six in that win...Was instrumental during the postseason for the Cougars, making solid starts in a win over Louisville (May 25) in the American Baseball Championship, tossing 4.2 innings, allowing one earned run as well as 5.0 innings of one-run ball at LSU (June 1) in a come-from-behind NCAA Regional win...Opened the year as Houston's midweek starter and worked into the weekend rotation, making his first weekend start at Cincinnati...Struck out five in 4.2 innings in a team win over Baylor (March 11)...Made the start and went 4.1 innings in a win over Rice (March 25)...Went 20.1 consecutive innings on the bump from March 5-April 1 where he allowed just one walk...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003.
PREVIOUS COLLEGES at Orange Coast College: Played sophomore season (2013) at OCC...Appeared in 17 games...Finished with a 1-1 record, while tallying a save...In 24.1 innings, struck out 13 and walked just five...at Hawai'i: Played freshman season (2012) at Hawai'i...Saw action in 13 games out of the bullpen with one start...Recorded 47.1 innings and finished 2-2 with a 4.18 ERA...Allowed no runs on no hits in 4.2 innings against Oregon (Feb. 18), his first action of his collegiate career...Tossed 4.0 perfect innings against Wagner College (Feb. 25)...Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings against San Francisco (Mar. 16)...Pitched another 3.0 scoreless innings against Fresno State (Apr. 5) to earn his first collegiate save...Tossed 2.2 perfect innings in 1-0 win over New Mexico State (May 5).
CAPISTRANO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL Earned two varsity letters in baseball for the Cougars...Named team Most Valuable Player...Earned Second-Team All-League honors...Selected to the Orange Country All-Star game...During his high school career, held a 2.30 ERA, recorded 60 strikeouts and walked just 10 batters...Off the field, was a member of the Principal's and President's Honor Roll.
PERSONAL Full name is David Arthur Longville, Jr....Born June 26, 1993 in Mission Viejo, Calif...Son of Laurie Longville...Has one younger sister, Allison...Majoring in economics.