Cougars ranked among nation's Top 25 in D1Baseball.com's preseason poll
HONORS & AWARDS
The American All-Academic Team
The American All-Academic Team
Commissioner's Honor Roll
JUNIOR (2015) Appeared in 61 games, making 48 starts in centerfield for the Cougars...Finished 10-for-13 in stolen bases...Hit .238 with 40 hits and 29 RBI...Slugged .345 with five doubles, two triples and three homeruns...Had a clutch two-RBI triple in Game 1 of the American Championship vs. Cincinnati (May 19) to cap a comeback...Drove in two RBI on a double in a win at McNeese State (April 21)...Had eight multi-RBI games and six multi-hit games...Homered in win vs. East Carolina (May 10), driving in three in that game...Had four hits and five RBI in series win over East Carolina...Notched hits in five of the seven postseason games...Tallied five RBI in American Championship...Had seven outfield assists on the year...Committed just two errors en route to .983 fielding percentage... Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament...Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 28th Round (No. 846) of the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Appeared in 64 games, making 52 starts in centerfield for the Cougars...Hit .267 with a four homeruns for second-most on the team...Drove in 32 RBI and scored 26 runs, while tallying 50 hits...Finished third on the team with 12 stolen bases in 15 attempts...Notched nine multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games...Belted the game-tying homerun on a pinch hit to knock off then-conference leader UCF (May 3)...Drove in a season-high three RBI in a win over Michigan (Feb. 23)...Homered against Texas Tech, Memphis, Louisville and UCF...Totaled eight outfield assists...Went 3-for-3 with two RBI in the Baton Rouge Regional Championship game over LSU (June 2)...Had a season-best four hits in win over Towson (March 15)...Had three hits, scored three runs, and drove in two RBI in a win at Texas A&M (April 1)... Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003...Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 27th round at No. 820 overall.
RS-FRESHMAN (2013) Appeared in 50 of Houston's 58 games, making 39 starts in right field...Hit 224 with 28 hits and 19 RBI, while scoring 18 runs...Tallied three triples for second-most on the team...Was 5-for-5 in stolen bases...Had eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games...Had a season-high three hits and two RBI in win over Harvard (March 20)...Hit two triples in that game...Notched first ever collegiate homerun in win at Marshall (April 7)...First career hit came on an infield single in the fourth inning in win over Northeastern (Feb. 16)...First career RBI came on an eighth-inning sacrifice fly on Opening Day vs. Northeastern (Feb. 15)...Was 2-for-4 with two RBI, a triple and run scored in win over East Carolina (March 22)...Had two outfield assists, vs. Northeastern (Feb. 15) and at Memphis (March 31)...Scored the eventual game-winning run at Tulane on a suicide squeeze (May 5) to cap the series win.
FRESHMAN (2012) Received a medical redshirt following an early season hand injury
CYPRESS RANCH HIGH SCHOOL Made the USA Baseball Breakthrough Series Roster in 2010...Was a part of the TASO Championship team... Participated in the RBI World Series in Orlando, Fla. in 2010
PERSONAL Full name is Ashford Owen Fulmer...Born June 29, 1993 in San Antonio, Texas...Son of Arnold and Tawana Fulmer...Chose UH because of the sense of community and the belief in the baseball program...Majoring in computer science...Hobbies include video games, working out, movies and music