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Fields Continues to Lead Nation in Free Throw Percentage

Fields Continues to Lead Nation in Free Throw Percentage

SAN LUIS OBISPO – When it comes to free throw perfection, no player among more than 4,000 in Division I this season outpaces Cal Poly junior guard Donovan Fields, who ranks first nationally with a perfect 1.000 (25-for-25) percent free throw mark.

One of four Division I players with a perfect free throw percentage mark as of Dec. 4, Fields remains ahead of Marquette sophomore guard Markus Howard (20-for-20), Temple junior guard Shizz Alston, Jr. (18-for-18) and Louisville freshman guard Darius Perry (18-for-18) in total free throws sank thus far.

The Cal Poly program record for consecutive made free throws in one year is 32, established by guard Lorenzo Keeler during the 2009-10 season.

Cal Poly's single season record for free throw percentage is 90.0 (54-for-60) percent, set by guard Reese Morgan during the 2012-13 season.

On pace to finish as the Cal Poly program's all-time free throw percentage leader, Fields – at 89.8 (97-for-108) percent – currently outpaces record holder Mike Evans (1977-79), who shot 87.0 (107-for-123) percent.

In other statistical categories, Fields currently ranks second among Big West Conference players with 5.4 assists per game, fourth with 16.6 points per game and fifth with a 50.0 (16-for-32) percent three-point mark.

As a team, Cal Poly (4-4) hosts Fresno State on Saturday, Dec. 9. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.