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#32 Alden Cartwright
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Bats: Right Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 187 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Runnels HS
Born: 11/08/1994
Alden Cartwright Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 02/06/2014

Talented pitcher with a fastball that sits in the mid to upper 80s but utilizes his 12-6 breaking ball in any count because he has a lot of confidence in it … knows how to pitch “backwards” and spin the ball in hitter’s counts to keep them off balance … coached by former LSU second baseman Tookie Johnson (1988-91) at Runnels High School.

PRIOR TO LSU
Posted 18 wins and 10 saves during his four-year career at Runnels HS … completed his career with 344 strikeouts and only 94 walks; posted a 3.62 career ERA … recorded 103 strikeouts and a 1.75 ERA as a junior; 105 strikeouts and a 2.47 ERA as a senior … 2013 MVP of the Louisiana High School All-Star Game … 2012 First-Team All-State and District MVP … earned first-team all-district honors in each of his four high school seasons

PERSONAL
Full name is William Alden Cartwright … parents are Mark and Libby Cartwright … father is a nursing homes administrator and mother is a teacher … has two older brothers, Hunter and Paul, and an older sister, Chelsie … says that “growing up in Baton Rouge made playing at LSU my dream” … majoring in management at LSU … born November 8, 1994 in Baton Rouge.

 

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