Spent first full season with the volleyball team last year ... suffered an injury as a freshman and concentrated on track and field as a sophomore ... unlimited potential ... excellent athlete who possesses tremendous power and speed.
2002: Returned to the Black Knights' starting lineup in the season opener at St. Mary's ... recorded two kills and eight digs in her first match in over a year ... started first 13 matches of the season at the outside and middle hitter positions ... posted first double-digit kill total versus Hartford (12) at the Marist College Tournament ...followed that performance with a 10 kill outing versus LaSalle ... also knocked down a season high four blocks (1 solo, 3 assists) against the Explorers ... recorded a season best .462 in three game match versus Lafayette, recording six kills on 13 attempts ... collected 25 kills and 22 digs in back-to-back contests versus Long Island and at Holy Cross.
2001: Spent entire season with the Army track and field squad ... established herself as one of the team's best athletes in the shot put and discus events ... placed first in the shot put competition three times ... her mark of 45 feet, 1 3/4 inches, recorded at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships, was the team's longest throw of the season ... also won the Patriot League title in the discus with a throw of 151-2 ... took the top spot in both shot put and discus throws versus Navy.
2000: Appeared in all three games against arch-rival Navy ... recorded two kills, a service ace and a block versus the Mids ... only other playing time came against Lafayette ... finished second overall in the discus at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (146-1) while with the Army track and field team ... also established a season-best throw of 40-1 1/2 in the shot put at the Penn State National Open ... recorded five top-five finishes in the discus during outdoor season ... finished second in the shot put in a 1-2-3 sweep over Navy.
Prior to Army: Led Bloomington North to two consecutive conference championships ... captained both the volleyball and track and field teams ... 2000 Indiana state champion in the discus ... 2000 Indiana state champion in power lifting ... holds second longest discus throw of all time in the state of Indiana.
Personal: Sara Rae Fields ... born Dec. 30, 1981 ... daughter of Kay and Rudy Fields ... sister, Anne (18), is a current freshman on the volleyball team ... majoring in Environmental Engineering.