Fitzgerald became the first player in Butler basketball history to score 2,000 career points. He played just one season under the NCAA three-point field goal rule and set a national record for three-pointers made (158) that still stands today. The 5-9 guard averaged 5.6 three-point field goals per game in 1986-87, which was more than 270 of the 290 Division I teams that year! He set a Butler single game scoring record with 54 points against Detroit as a senior, and he established a single season scoring record (since broken) with 734 points in 1986-87. Fitzgerald, who also led Butler in assists for four consecutive seasons, finished his career with 2,019 points.