If you've talked C. Milton Wright softball the past four years, senior pitcher Morghan Fulton had to be a part of the conversation.

If you've talked C. Milton Wright softball the past four years, senior pitcher Morghan Fulton had to be a part of the conversation.

The right-hand pitcher has been in the circle for Mustangs most every game since her freshman year.

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Fulton has committed to attending and playing softball for Stevenson University. She plans to study elementary education.

Fulton is a five-pitch pitcher (fastball, change-up, drop, rise and curve) who notes that her favorite pitch is the drop. The change-up is a close second. Fulton credits Bryan Owens (hitting) and Andrew Sacks (training) from Extra Innings and dad, John (pitching), for her success.

Fulton, 17, is the daughter of John and Sherre Fulton and has a sister Meghan, 20.

When did you begin playing softball and for who?

I was about 4 or 5 years old and at Fallston. I continued on and I moved to Forest Hill and now I'm at Parkville.

If it wasn't softball, what sport might you play?

Basketball, I love basketball actually more than softball, but I love softball a lot better now as I grew up.

What do you do away from the sport of softball?

I like, I don't know, it's usually all about softball. Hanging out with my friends, hanging out at the house, and playing with my dog Koda, a yellow lab.

Accolades come from pitching, but how much do you like hitting?

Oh, I love hitting, that's my favorite part of the game. It's so much fun, like offensively, it's the best feeling is when your hands, the feeling of just having a nice hit, and it's just coming off yours hands. That's the best feeling.

How tough was it losing last year's Class 3A state championship game?

It was very tough, very emotional because we worked so hard to get there throughout the previous years that we just wanted to take that championship especially against that team that has won seven times in a row and we lost to the year before. It was very emotional and sad, it was so sad. Now we just want to go back this year.

What were your goals for this season?

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For this season, it was to just continue to do well because we lost so many seniors last year that, I don't care if we like lose a couple of games because I know how tough the varsity level is, especially with the teams that we face. So, my goal wasn't to lose any games, but after that happened, it was kind of like eye opening, like anybody can lose, anybody can be beaten, so my goal for this year was just to have fun and teach the younger kids that this is a varsity sport and you should feel privileged to play on this team because we went to states last year. This year, we really want to go back to states and that's everyone on the team, even the younger kids.

C. Milton Wright pitcher Morghan Fulton delivers the pitch to the waiting Bel Air batter during Friday's game at C. Milton Wright.
C. Milton Wright pitcher Morghan Fulton delivers the pitch to the waiting Bel Air batter during Friday's game at C. Milton Wright. (MATT BUTTON AEGIS STAFF / Baltimore Sun)

What records, if any, do you hold at C. Milton Wright?

Well, I don't know if I hold any records, but I know I'm coming up on a record for most wins in a career. So, yeah, I'm coming on that record. Probably the least amount of walks would be nice because it doesn't help when you're a pitcher, walking people, so it's no walks, is what I'm trying to get at.

What has been the biggest thrill as an 4-year member of C. Milton Wright's softball team?

My biggest thrill is probably been going to states because I know we lost and everything, but I still enjoyed every moment of it, playing on the field at University of Maryland was just amazing. It was so cool how we got that far and we were so close. I still enjoyed playing there and I still enjoyed getting to that point.

Do you have any superstitions related to playing softball?

My hair always has to be braided, braided somehow with a bow in it and it has to be the same hair tie. I always have to do the same thing in the box. I always touch my bat on the opposite side of the plate and move my feet around in the box and kick the dirt around.

How often is your name mis-spelled and how much does it bother you?

It's mis-spelled a lot and sometimes it's right there, M-O-R-G-H-A-N. I like understand why people spell it wrong, so I, sometimes I just correct them once and they got it and other times, it's like I told you so many times you didn't spell my name right. They always say MORG-HAN and I'm like, it's silent. It's just silent, it's Morghan.

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