Player Details


Aaron Long


6' 1"


172 lbs

Date of Birth

10.12.1992 (31)


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary
  • Drafted 36th overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Portland
  • Four-year starter at UC-Riverside and two-time Big West All-Conference selection

College Experience

Played in 71 career matches (66 starts) for UC-Riverside ... Named to the All-Big West Second Team following his senior season at UC-Riverside after finishing the 2013 season tied for the team lead in goals (3) and ranking third on the team in points (7) ... His goal against Marist on Sept. 1, 2013, was the game-winner ... Was the Highlanders’ leading scorer as a junior in 2012 with 13 points (6g, 1a) ... Garnered an All-Big West first-team selection and was named the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 10, 2012 ... Tallied two goals as a sophomore in 2011, both were game-winners in a 3-0 victory over Sacramento State and in a 3-1 win over nationally ranked UC Santa Barbara ... Played in all 17 matches during his freshman season in 2010, making 14 starts ... Made his collegiate debut Sept. 1, 2010 against San Jose State ... Notched his first collegiate assist on the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 win over Biola on Sept. 13, 2010 ... First collegiate goal was scored in a 5-0 route of Alabama A&M on Sept. 4, 2010.


Majored in environmental sciences at UC-Riverside ... Mother, Kandi, played collegiate softball and basketball at Cal State Dominguez Hills ... Lettered in both soccer and football at Serrano High School, earning all-conference honors in both sports during his prep career.