Is a high-energy player ... Plays hard on both ends of the floor ... Gives San Diego State depth and experience at the guard position ... Can be expected to log significant minutes ... Nickname is Nesha.
At Midland College
Played two seasons at Midland College in Midland, Texas, where she played basketball under head coach Ron Jones ... Garnered WJCAC all-conference honors and was also named to the All-Region V team in her sophomore campaign after leading the Lady Chaparrals to a 23-8 record ... Averaged 11.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... As a freshman, she led Midland to a 27-6 record and trip to the Region V Tournament championship game ... That season, she averaged 11.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game for Midland en route to earning WJCAC MVP accolades as well as NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American and all-region honors.
At Jordan High School
Earned four varsity letters at Jordan High School in Long Beach, Calif., under head coach Adara Newidouski ... Was named the team captain in each of her final two seasons ... Earned all-CIF accolades and voted team MVP her freshman, sophomore and senior campaigns.
Played for Got Game under coach Sherrie Smith from 2006-10.
Danesha Lashay Long was born March 25, 1992, in Bellflower, Calif. ... Daughter of Quanique McNeil.