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 (2014-15):

  • Team Captain
  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Postseason WNIT All-Tournament Team
  • Haier Student-Athlete Achievement Award 
  • Capital One Academic All-America Second Team
  • Capital One Academic All-District 2 First Team
  • Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Allstate Good Works Team Nominee
  • WVU Student Athlete of the Week for Dec. 15, 2014 and March 30, 2015
  • Finished the season with 524 points, 260 rebounds, 92 assists and 67 steals in a new single-season record 38 games started
  • Ranked in multiple Big 12 categories: 2nd in minutes played (35.61 mpg), 4th in free throw percentage (77.2%), 6th in steals (1.8 spg), 7th in scoring (13.8 ppg), 7th in rebounding (6.8 rpg), 8th in field goal percentage (46.2%), 9th in offensive rebounds (2.39 orpg) and 10th in defensive rebounds (4.45 drpg).
  • Nationally ranked in field goal percentage (46.2% - 110th), free throw percentage (77.2% - 158th) and steals per game (1.76 - 217th). 
  • Became the ninth WVU senior to reach 500 or more points in a season
  • Sits on WVU's senior season ledger in multiple categories: 1st in minutes played (1,353), 5th in scoring (524), 5th in rebounds (260), 5th in offensive rebounds (91), t-6th in double-doubles (8), 6th in field goals made (208), 9th in field goals attempted (450), 9th in free throws made (105), 9th in steals (67), 10th in free throws attempted (136)
  • Finished career with 1,096 points, 650 rebounds, 432 field goals, 264 offensive rebounds, 193 assists, 161 steals in 126 games and 3,125 minutes played.
  • Ranks in multiple career categories: offensive rebounds (264 - 5th), games played (126 - 9th), rebounds (650 - 11th),  games started (103 - T-12th), field goal percentage (46.06% - 16th), steals (161 - 16th), free throws made (227 - 18th),  double-doubles (eight - 20th), minutes played (3,125 - 20th), assists (193 - 23rd), blocks (48 - 21st), double-figure scoring games (54 - 28th)   
  • Anchored a career night vs. Seton Hall, recording her first double-double with 21 points, pulling in nine rebounds and dishing out five assists
  • Became first 21/15 player since Ayanna Dunning versus Elon on Dec. 21, 2011
  • Set a career-high in rebounds (15) vs. the Pirates
  • Netted a career-high with 23 points and hit eight field goals to lead the Mountaineers at Mississippi State (Nov. 20)
  • Notched second double-double of the year with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Coppin State 
  • Tallied 20 points and a career-high eight free throws in the win over Duquesne (Dec. 10)
  • Matched a career-high with 23 points and connected on eight field goals against IPFW (Dec. 13)
  • Inked her third double-double, scoring 12 points and grabbing team-best 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Dec. 22)
  • Managed her fourth double-double, scoring 12 points and grabbing 12 boards vs. No. 24 Oklahoma (Feb. 1)
  • Became first player since Asya Bussie in 2014 to record back-to-back double-doubles, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds versus TCU on Feb. 4
  • Matched a career-high with four steals and scored eight points at Iowa State (Feb. 7)
  • Matched a game-high 19 points, grabbed six rebounds and hit a key triple in the OT win over Texas (March 1)
  • Logged career-high 45 minutes versus Texas, tied for seventh-most in program history
  • Inked fifth double-double of the year with 10 points and 10 rebounds at Kansas State (March 3)
  • Tallied 13 points in the Big 12 Championship win over Texas Tech (March 6)
  • Became the 32nd Mountaineer to reach 1,000 points with her 12 versus Buffalo (March 19)
  • Tallied her 50th career double-figure game with a game-high 16 points in the win over Hampton (March 24)
  • Netted seventh double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Duquesne on March 26
  • Registered her eighth double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Villanova (March 29)
  • Had 20 points and eight rebounds in the win over Temple (April 1) 
  • Led WVU with 17 points in the loss to UCLA (April 4)
  • Finished career on a 10-game double-figure scoring streak
  • Had three or more rebounds in 12 consecutive games (Feb. 21-April 4)

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
  • Obtained degree in sociology with a minor in psychology in May 2015
  • 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
  • Has served countless community service hours, most notably with Stepping Stones, assisting and teaching individuals with special needs

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