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    Caleb Fields
    Caleb Fields

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oak Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Fenwick

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 190

    Position:
    Infield

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R



    2007: Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 33rd round (996th overall pick) ... Started 53 games ... Versatile utility man made who made 29 starts at second base, 15 in center field, eight in left field and one at third base ... Hit .322 overall, .331 in Big Ten games ... His 88 assists ranked second on team ... Ranked third with 67 hits and fourth with 35 runs scored... Finished fourth in at-bats in Big Ten games with 121 ... Set career highs in runs scored (35), hits (67), doubles (12), RBI (31), walks (15) and stolen bases (5) ... Hit in 20 straight games (4/21-5/18) ... Enjoyed 15 multi-hit games ... Collected four hits and two RBI in opening game at Texas Tech (2/9) ... Went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI vs. Northern Illinois (5/1) and 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI in a 9-7 win vs. Minnesota (5/4).

    2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... Second-team All-Big Ten third baseman ... Hit. 308, fourth best on team ... Hit career high five home runs and drove in another career high 27 ... Had 64 hits in 56 games ... Started 53 games ... Went 6-for-14 with 5 runs, 4 RBI and two homers against Michigan State ... Showed no fatigue in the second game of a doubleheader against Illinois, going 4-for-6 with two runs and an RBI after three RBI in game one ... Had 21 multiple-hit games for Northwestern ... Batted 9-for-15 (.600) in the four-game series against the Illini ... Hit his third homer of the season in the 'Cats thrilling 9-8 game-two victory over Iowa ... Recorded 84 assists, third-most for the Wildcats ... Trailed only OSU's second-round pick Ronnie Bourquin in Big Ten average (.340) and total hits (36).

    2005: Academic All-Big Ten... Missed 28 games due to two injuries, one caused by a collision in the outfield on a texas-leaguer base hit ... Was one of NU's most productive hitters when in the lineup ... Appeared in 26 games, 24 as a starter ... Hit safely in 15-of-26 games played ... Totaled eight multi-hit games ... Ended season 10-for-16 in four-game series vs. Michigan State ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBI in game three 7-6 win over Iowa (4/30) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI in game one at Minnesota (4/22) ... Totaled four RBI with a 3-for-4 performance vs. St Francis (3/19) ... Started season with a 2-for-4 outing against Kansas State (2/10) ... Hit an outstanding .429 in 14 Big Ten starts (16 total appearances) ... In last eight Big Ten games, went 13-for-25 from the plate ... Ended season with a four-game hit streak.

    2004: Only freshman to start from day one, starting the first 35 games of the season and 46 overall ... Started 26 conference games, all at the second base position ... Led freshmen class (25 at-bats or more) with a .271 average, 21 RBI and 19 runs scored ... Went 3-for-4 with four-RBI, including game-winning walk-off three-run home run in 12-10 game three win over Indiana (4/3) ... Had first collegiate hit in last at-bat of first collegiate game, driving in first collegiate run vs. Pacific (2/12) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI in 8-3 win over Kent State (2/21) ... Went 5-for-9 (.556) in two game span at Wiregrass Classic in Dothan, Ala. ... In 6-2 win over Samford (3/5), was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a runs scored ... Versus Troy State (3/6), had first three-hit game, going 3-for-5 with five RBI and a run scored in 13-5 win ... Went 2-for-2 with three RBI in 15-6 win over Vermont (3/20) ... Pitched in one game at Illinois-Chicago, did not record an out.

    High School: Four-year varsity baseball letterwinner ... Two-year basketball ... Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) All-State and All-Area selection ... Three-time All-Catholic League honoree ... Winner of Lawless Award, given to Catholic League MVP ... Pioneer Press All-Area ... Oak Leaves Athlete of the Year ... 2003 IHSBCA Cream of the Crop selectee ... Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times Special Mention ... Participated in Area Code games and Swingtown Showcase ... Threw a no-hitter for high school coaches' 500th career win ... Had a 1.70 ERA and 69 strikeouts senior season ... Competed in IHSBCA, American Legion and Catholic League all-star game ... National Honor Society member ... Four-year Honor roll member ... National Merit Achievements for black students ... LINK Unlimited Schmitt Scholar ... Wednesday Journal Citizenship Award ... Received Presidential Award for academics.

    Personal: Born Caleb R. Fields ... Son of Bruce and Mary Fields ... Communication studies major.

    Fields' Hitting Stats

    Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
    2004....  .271  50-46   144   19   39   6   1   1   21   50  .347   3   4  40   6  .305   0   5   3-5    106  94  12  .943
    2005....  .355  26-24    76   15   27   4   2   0   15   35  .461   5   2  12   1  .405   1   2   0-1     40  64  12  .897
    2006....  .308  56-53   208   32   64   4   0   5   27   83  .399   6   8  28   3  .350   1   1   4-5     35  84  19  .862
    2007....  .322  53-53   208   35   67  12   0   1   31   82  .394  15   2  34   4  .373   0   4   5-7     90  88  11  .942
    TOTAL...  .310 185-176  636  101  197  26   3   7   94  250  .393  29  16 114  14  .354   2  12  12-18   271 330  54  .918
    

    Fields' Pitching Stats

    Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA
    2004.... 99.00   0-0     1   0   0   0/0     0    0.0    3    3    3    0    0   2   0   0     3  1.000   0   0   0   0
    2007.... 21.60   0-1     3   0   0   0/0     0    3.1   10    8    8    5    3   1   0   1    25   .556   0   0   2   0
    TOTAL... 29.70   0-1     4   0   0   0/0     0    3.1   13   11   11    5    3   3   0   1    28   .619   0   0   2   0