Grace's Fulton signs to play at Guilford

May. 25, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Grace Christian senior Rob Fulton will get to continue his basketball career to the collegiate level as he signed to attend and play hoops at Guilford College on Tuesday.

Fulton, a 6-foot guard, is the second student-athlete from a Lee County school to join the Quakers this spring. Lee County senior guard Hunter Jackson signed with Guilford in April.

"Rob has a great future ahead of him," said Grace Christian head coach Joel Murr. "He has been an outstanding student and player here at Grace and will be a huge asset to Guilford College and their athletic program."

Murr, Rob's parents Robert and Vickie and the Crusader athletic director Chris Pratt were with Rob as he made the paperwork official Tuesday at Grace Christian.

"Rob’s mother and I are grateful for the people at Grace who have helped him become the young man he is today," said Robert Fulton. "We are extremely proud that he has chosen to go to Guilford and are looking forward to this opportunity to continue his education and play basketball.”

In his senior season, Fulton averaged 10 points, three steals and three assists per game.

“I want to thank the Lord for giving me this opportunity to continue playing a game I love," Rob said.

"The support of my family and coaches and team has made my experience at Grace Christian something I will never forget," he said. "I am now looking forward to the future and am thankful for Guilford giving me the chance to further my career.”

The Quakers went 17-9 overall last season and 11-5 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, which they were champs of in 2008 and 2010.