|Full name||Richard Hunter Gilstrap, Jr.|
|Date of birth||April 17, 1983|
|Place of birth||Asheville, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|2005||College of Charleston Cougars|
|2007–2008||Cleveland City Stars||20||(0)|
|2008||Performance FC Phoenix|
|2009||Cleveland City Stars||22||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 16, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Gilstrap was drafted with the 13th overall pick in the 2006 USL-1 draft by Miami FC, and spent the season playing in the USL First Division, making five first team appearances and playing in international friendlies against teams from Spain, Brazil and Guatemala.
He transferred to the expansion Cleveland City Stars in 2007, and immediately became a fan-favorite, appearing in 20 regular season games in 2 seasons with the team, and helping them to the USL Second Division championship in 2008.
Gilstrap captained the Stars in their first USL First Division campaign in 2009. Despite their last place finish, Gilstrap finished among the top 7 goalkeepers in the league in 4 statistical categories, including saves and shutouts. He was also awarded the Stars' Community Leadership Player of the Year Award for his work with the club and community during the season.
Gilstrap played the 2010 season with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL Second Division. The team finished in 3rd place after losing to the Richmond Kickers in the semifinals of the USL-2 Playoffs. Gilstrap won the 2010 USL-2 Goalkeeper of the Year Award  and was voted First Team All-league for his efforts during the campaign. On February 9, 2011, Gilstrap signed a two-year contract extension with Pittsburgh, where he will play through the 2012 season in the USL Pro league. On 18 February 2013, it was announced that Gilstrap had signed a 2-year extension to play through with the Riverhounds through the 2014 season.
Youth and Amateur
Gilstrap grew up in Lexington, South Carolina, attended Lexington High School, played club soccer for the NECSA (now South Carolina United FC) Galaxy, and played college soccer at Clemson University and at the College of Charleston, where he registered a 1.16 goals allowed average (GAA) and 4 shutouts during his senior season.
- City Stars Re-Sign Goalkeeper Hunter Gilstrap
- USL First Division 2009 Goalkeeper Stats
- Cleveland City Stars End of Season Awards
- USL-2 Award Winners Announced
- USL-2 All League Teams Announced
- "Riverhounds Re-sign Gilstrap for Inaugural Season at Highmark Stadium". Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Retrieved 18 February 2013.