Kyle Fulton, of Monroe City, graduated in 2014 and continued his athletic career leaving his Panther attire behind and became a Central Methodist Eagle. This year during his third year of baseball at the college, Kyle Fulton earned Second Team All-American honors from both the National Athletic of Intercollegiate Association NAIA and the American Baseball Coaches Association’s (ABCA) and the Rawlings Sporting Goods, for his efforts on the field this season.
Fulton helped lead the No. 22 nationally ranked Eagles to its fourth postseason appearance and advanced to the semifinals in the Oklahoma City bracket of the NAIA Baseball Opening Round.
Fulton was named the Heart Pitcher of the Week on two different weeks. He also took home the Heart Pitcher of the Year, as he concluded the regular season as a First Team All-Conference member. He was a perfect 10-0 on the mound for the Eagles, holding the nation’s second-best ERA at 1.09. Fulton is in his third year on the mound for the Eagles. He tallied four saves on the season, as he pitched 82.1 innings and struck out 98 batters. He allowed only 10 earned runs and 14 runs on the year.
The Eagles’ ace, Fulton was also chosen to the Heart All Tournament for his play in the conference tournament. In eight innings Fulton found 24 batters, allowing just one hit, a tournament best 0.42 opponent batting average and shut out eight.
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