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Jan. 28, 2015


Gamecock History

  • Four-year letter-winner 1992-95
  • 1995 Second-Team NFCA All-American
  • Four-time NFCA All-Region
  • South Carolina’s career leaders in RBI and RBI per game
  • Second in seven career batting stats for South Carolina


  • Dana Fulmer hailed from Blythewood, S.C.
  • She said the numbers aren’t what in her memory but the time spent on the field and with her teammates.
  • Her former teammates and her reminisce occasionally and refer to their playing days as the best days they will experience.
  • She picked SC because of its long history of softball greatness and her desire to be a part of it.
  • The intensity of the workouts and pressures to uphold that tradition seemed daunting sometimes, but she remarks on the privilege of wearing that uniform.
  • Some of her favorite memories is sitting with her teammates and watching the selection show on TV to see if they made the NCAA Tournament.
  • Learning they were hosting in 1994 and hosting the defending national champs UCLA was unlike anything she had experienced since.
  • “It was exciting, emotional and a very humbling moment for us all.” – said Fulmer.

Current Life

  • Fulmer coached Division I softball for 15 years, including eight years as the head coach at Providence (1998-2005).
  • She now serves as an associate athletic director and adjunct professor at Mitchell College in New London, Conn.
  • She has two daughters, Addison and Tatum, that she hopes to see on the softball field some day.

Interview conducted by Samie Garcia