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Player Profiles



Averee                             Fields
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Averee
Fields
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Murray, Ky.
Height: 6-1
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

At West Virginia (2013-14):

  • An Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection
  • Held WVU's second-leading rebounding average of 5.2 rebounds per game, the 18th-highest rebounding average in the Big 12 Conference
  • Recorded 74 offensive rebounds, the second most on the team, ranking No. 10 in WVU's single-season record books by a junior
  • Pulled down 2.1 offensive rebounds per game, the 12th-highest average in the Big 12
  • Led WVU's rebounding efforts seven times, totaling 182 rebounds
  • Recorded a 47.3 field goal percentage (107-226), the 11th-highest of all league players
  • Averaged 7.5 points per game, rounding out WVU's top-five scorers
  • Led the team in scoring in WVU's win over Texas with 12 points, including the layup to tie the game and send the teams into overtime with 14 seconds left on Jan. 12
  • Totaled 46 steals, the second most on the team
  • Averaged 1.3 steals per game, the 15th-highest average of all league players
  • Dished out 59 assists, the third most on the team
  • Recorded 18 blocked shots, the third most on the team
  • Led WVU with a career-best 11 rebounds against Ohio State on Nov. 8
  • Hit the go-ahead jumper with 13 seconds left, helping WVU to the win at Oklahoma on Feb. 13
  • Used a coast-to-coast game-winning jumper with 12 seconds left in WVU's win at No. 6/5 Baylor on March 2
  • Played in all 35 games, earning 34 starts, averaging 22.8 minutes per game

At West Virginia (2012-13):

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team with recognition for a 4.0 GPA
  • Started all 31 games, averaging 24.2 minutes, 7.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 8.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per Big 12 game
  • Rounded out the Mountaineers’ top four scorers
  • Led WVU in scoring twice, including a career-best 21 points and eight rebounds against Oklahoma State
  • Shot 61.5 percent from the field with a career-best eight field goals en route to her 21-point outing
  • Led the Mountaineers in scoring for the first time with 17 points against Texas Tech Made the most free throws of any Mountaineer with 58, shooting 66.7 percent
  • Led WVU in rebounding eight times
  • Was the Mountaineers’ second-leading rebounder with 4.9 rebounds in all games and 5.2 boards per game in Big 12 games
  • Averaged 2.61 offensive rebounds per league outing, the 10th-highest average of any player in the Big 12
  • Pulled down a career-best nine rebounds three times
  • Dished out a career-best four assists and grabbed four steals at Virginia
  • Finished the season with 241 points, 151 rebounds and 38 steals

At West Virginia (2011-12):

  • Played a career-high 24 minutes against Texas in NCAA First Round action, recording a career-best nine points
  • Saw action in 22 games, including all postseason games at the BIG EAST Championship and NCAA tournament first and second rounds
  • Averaged 10.3 minutes per game
  • Recorded a career-high seven rebounds against DePaul
  • Grabbed a season-best four steals against North Carolina Central
  • Totaled 68 points and 57 rebounds for the season
In High School:
  • Ranked among the top-100 girls basketball players in the country as she was No. 80 by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Led Calloway County High to the Regional Championship game three times in four years
  • A 2011 Kentucky first team all-state selection and 2010 second team honoree
  • Averaged 23.5 points per game, 13.1 rebounds per game, 3.5 steals per game, 2.9 assists per game and 2.6 blocks per game as a senior
  • Led the First Region in scoring, averaging 24.6 points per game, 12. 4 rebounds per game and held a 57.9 field goal percentage as a junior
  • Named a 2010 AAU All-American
  • A three-year team captain and MVP
  • Played in the 2011 Indiana vs. Kentucky all-star game
  • A two-time Region 1 Player of the Year
  • Competed at the 2011 KHSAA State Final Four
  • Finished her career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with over 2,400 points
  • A McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • The 2011 Mansfields Scholarship Award Winner at the KHSAA Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament
  • Played AAU ball for the Kentucky Blast
  • Also played soccer
Personal:
  • Daughter of Andre and Heide Fields and Sabrina and John Hooper
  • Birthday is April 17
  • Has four brothers and two sisters
  • Majoring in social work with a minor in psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Her mother played basketball at Idaho and later coached at Idaho and Murray State
  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • President's List

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