For the former Cal Poly point guard, his home is ingrained in him. Fields’ roots, formed through a childhood where toughness was a necessity, are apparent on the court, in his look and his mannerisms.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball team is one win away from the NCAA Tournament following victories over UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine.
“When the lights come on, he turns into a beast,” assistant coach Sam Kirby said. “He’s a different person.”
When Sonny Fierro climbed up on the starting block a few swimming lanes down from Michael Phelps, most everyone knew how the race would end.
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“The soccer rivalry between us and Santa Barbara is what Duke and North Carolina are to men’s basketball,” Cal Poly Athletics Director Don Oberhelman said in a press conference leading up to the game. “It’s the best soccer rivalry in the United States.”