Nov. 17, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia softball head coach Lu Harris-Champer has announced that Katelyn Fuller of Cusseta, Ala., has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Bulldogs beginning in 2014-15.
“Katelyn has worked hard to become a strong player that can play multiple positions,” Harris-Champer said. “She has trained under some of the top coaches in the nation, including Ernie Yarborough of the Georgia Power Academy and west coast instructors Norm Perez, Jorge Araujp and Tony Rico.”
A three-time first team all-state selection, Fuller played for Head Coach Alex Waldroup at the Springwood School. In her first year at Springwood, Fuller led the team to a runner-up finish in the state tournament on her way to first team all-state honors. She also earned the Best Offensive Player Award following the season. As a sophomore, Fuller helped Springwood to a fifth-place finish in the state tournament. She was again a member of all-state first team and was named the region tournament MVP, as well as Springwood’s Best Defensive Player. In her junior year, Fuller was named Springwood’s Best Offensive Player, was selected to the all-state first team for a third time, earned region tournament MVP honors for a second time and played in the all-star game for juniors and seniors.
As a member of Georgia Power Academy, Fuller played in the ASA National Tournament following her freshman year and was a member of the Worth Firecrackers. Following her sophomore season, she played in the uncommitted player game in the Boulder Independence Day tournament. She was also a member of the Worth Firecrackers and the So Cal Athletics in the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Tournament. As a junior, she played with the Georgia Impact Pauly and played in the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Tournament.
Fuller is the daughter of Tanya Fuller and the late Neil Fuller.
Fuller is the third of six signees to be announced as part of the Georgia signing class that will join the program in 2014-15. Georgia will reveal a new member of the signing class each day until all six have been announced. Fans are encouraged to check www.georgiadogs.com, Facebook (www.facebook.com/UGAsoftball) and Twitter (@UGAsoftball) for information on each of the newest Bulldogs.