Former Patriot Eboni Fields helps Georgia Soul to 2017 WBCBL title

Former Patriot Eboni Fields helps Georgia Soul to 2017 WBCBL title

ST. LOUIS, MO – Former Francis Marion University guard Eboni Fields scored 12 points on a quartet of three-pointers to help lead the Georgia Soul to a come-from-behind 64-63 win over the top-seeded and defending champs St. Louis Surge, Sunday (Aug. 6) in the championship game of the Women's Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL).

The Surge (12-1) led by as many as 14 points, and was up 10 entering the final period, but the Soul (15-3) rallied in the fourth quarter.

The win was the Soul's third of the weekend in an eight-team tournament which featured WBCBL region champions from California, Missouri, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and Louisiana.

For the season, Fields averaged 14.2 points and 1.6 assists per game for the Augusta, Ga., based Soul.  She connected on 34.5 percent of her three-point attempts and 78.1 percent of her free throws.

Fields played two seasons for the Patriots (2008-10) and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2010.  During her two years, she averaged 11.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game, while nailing 149 three-pointers and shooting 37.4 percent from behind the arc.

FMU guard Eboni Fields