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Richard Carthon
Richard Carthon


Shreveport, La.

High School:
C.E. Byrd

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 195





Despite LeBlanc's First-Career 8.0 Inning Complete Game, Baseball Falls to Charlotte

LeBlanc allows just three hits and two runs - both unearned - in fastest contest in school history


Reeves' Season Debut Sparks Baseball's 3-2 Defeat of UNO

Green Wave wins the First NBC Cup in victory


Stellar Pitching, Defense Gives Tulane a 5-2 Win Over ULM

Randy LeBlanc gets his second straight win on the mound, Bowen Woodson makes great plays at second base


Thirty-One Tulane Student-Athletes Earn Conference USA Academic Medal

Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better


Baseball Drops Game Three to East Carolina, 4-2, Behind Two ECU Home Runs

Wind plays a factor after storms clear the area

Carthon's Career Honors
Year Honor/Award
2014 Conference USA All-Academic Team
2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

2014 (Sophomore): A Conference USA All-Academic Team member...appeared in all 52 games, making starts in all 52 (39 in left field, 11 at designated hitter and two in center field)...batted .258 with 28 runs, 48 hits, five doubles, one triple, 17 RBI, 17 walks, 16 hit by pitch, two sacrifice flies, four sacrifice hits and eight stolen bases...led the team in on-base percentage (.367) runs (28) and hit by pitch (16)...second on the team in stolen bases (eight in ten attempts) while tying for second in sacrifice hits (four) and third in walks (17)...posted 12 multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games...tied for the second-longest hitting streak of the season, collecting hits in eight straight games...tied for the third-longest reached base streak on the year with 11...went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a triple on opening day against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/14)...went 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBI and a sacrifice fly against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16)...scored four runs in a 2-for-4 day with a double and a walk at Louisiana Tech (2/21)...notched two doubles against Louisiana Tech in a 2-for-5 day at the plate with three runs and an RBI (2/22)...started his eight-game hitting streak at Cal on March 7 that lasted through the March 18 game against Southeastern Louisiana...posted the game-winning, walk-off hit in the bottom of the tenth against Sacred Heart (3/2)...secured the game-winning, walk-off hit against LSU (3/25) in the bottom of the 11th...went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Rice (4/13)...collected a double and a run at Charlotte (4/18)...went 2-for-4 against FIU (5/16).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

2013 (Freshman): A Conference USA All-Freshman Team member...appeared in 56 games with 49 starts (38 in left field and 11 at designated hitter)...posted a batting average of .264 with 28 runs, 51 hits, 8 doubles, four triples, one home run, 14 RBI, 15 walks and 14 stolen bases...lead the team with 14 stolen bases and four triples, while finishing second on the team with 14 hit by pitch, and third on the squad in hitting with a .264 batting average...14 hit by pitch good for a tie for fourth in single season school history...tied for second in Conference USA in triples with four...tied for fourth in the league with 14 stolen bases...tied for first in Conference USA in fielding percentage, committing no errors in 98 chances...also added six outfield assists on the season...15 multi-hit games were good for third on the team...scored his first career run and stole his first career base as a pinch runner in the season opener versus Sam Houston State (2/15)...notched his first career hit - a triple - in his first career start against Missouri State (2/17)...had his first career multi-hit game when he went 5-for-6 with three RBI, one run and a double against High Point (3/10), marking only one of two games on the season a Greenie recorded five hits...went 2-for-5 with a double and a run against Southeastern Louisiana (3/13)...was a perfect 3-for-3 at the dish against UTSA (3/16)...recorded a 3-for-4 day at the plate with a stolen base at Southern Miss (4/6)...went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and an RBI at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/9)...posted his first multi-steal game at Louisiana-Monroe (4/16), swiping two bags and scoring two runs while going 1-for-4 at the dish...recorded a five game hitting streak from 4/26-5/3, including two-hit games at Marshall (4/26 and game one of 4/27) and against Houston (5/3)...notched a 3-for-5 game with two doubles, one RBI and three runs against Nicholls (5/7)...was hit a single-game Tulane recording tying three pitches at UCF (5/11), swiping two bases and scoring three runs in the game...notched another five game hitting streak in late May, collecting multi-hit games in five straight games from 5/16-5/24...went 3-for-4 with three RBI and his first career home run - the only Conference USA home run hit by the Greenies at Turchin Stadium on the season - against UAB (5/16)...followed that up with a 2-for-4 day at the plate with a double against UAB (5/17) and a 2-for-5 day with one double and one RBI against UAB (5/18)...was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run versus Southern Miss (5/22) in the opening game of the Conference USA Championship...followed that performance with a 2-for-4 day at the plate versus ECU (5/24).

About Richard Carthon

Prep: Lettered all four years for head coach Al Cantrell at C.E. Byrd High School...selected as team captain during his senior season...garnered All-America accolades from Perfect Game as a senior...was a First Team All-State 5A pick and helped the Yellow Jackets to the LHSAA 5A State Semifinals as a senior...named First Team All-District 1-5A during each of his final three seasons...was an All-City pick as a junior and senior...owns the single season and career stolen base records...played summer baseball for Marucci Elite Red and the New York Grays...also lettered four times in football as a quarterback/safety for the Yellow Jackets...earned the National High School Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior...named All-State during his senior season...selected the City and District Most Valuable Player in football...was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal:Born Richard Dunovan Carthon on October 13, 1993...the son of Rickey and Lisa Carthon...has one sister; Clarice.