MLB Draft: 27th round in 2011 (San Diego); 32nd round in 2009 (Atlanta)
Played the 2012 season as a part-time starting outfielder for the Tigers ... a two-sport standout in high school who played both football (running back) and baseball (centerfielder) for two seasons at Northwestern University of the Big 10 ... played baseball in 2011 at Cypress (Calif.) College.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 46 games (34 starts), batting .203 (27-for-133) with three doubles, four triples, 12 RBI, 27 runs and four stolen bases ... helped lead LSU to a perfect 5-0 record during the week of April 10-15, batting .444 (8-for-18) with one double, five RBI, five runs scored, two stolen bases and a .476 on-base percentage ... batted .500 (6-for-12) in LSU's three-game sweep of Alabama (April 13-15) with one double, three RBI, three runs and a .636 on-base percentage.
PRIOR TO LSU
Played baseball at Cypress (Calif.) College in 2011, batting .344 with 10 doubles, four triples, 25 RBI, nine steals, 35 runs scored and a .454 slugging percentage ... earned 2011 all-Orange Empire Conference recognition ... played baseball and football at Northwestern University, earning Freshman all-Big 10 honors in both sports ... running back for the Northwestern football team in 2009 and 2010, leading the team in rushing in '10 ... led the Northwestern baseball team in doubles (15) and walks (34) in 2010 ... an all-State performer in baseball and football at Los Osos High School ... posted season batting averages in high school of .321 (Fr.), .414 (So.), .373 (Jr.) and .340 (Sr.).
Full name is Arby Enrico Fields ... parents are Arby and Josetti Fields ... has one younger sibling, Jamia ... says he chose to enroll at LSU because of "the tradition of being the best and playing against the best, year in and year out" ... majoring in general studies at LSU ... born June 25, 1991.
Fields' LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 at Ole Miss (5/4/12)
Hits: 3 vs. Alabama (4/15/12)
Runs Scored: 2 five times; last vs. Oregon State (6/2/12)
Doubles: 1 three times; last at South Carolina (5/19/12)
Triples: 1 four times; last vs. Tulane (5/1/12)
Home Runs: none
RBI: 2 three times; last vs. Tulane (5/1/12)