South Carolina and Clemson met on the soccer field to open the 2006 season on Aug. 25.
2005 >>> Played in all 21 matches and started 15 times ... Scored two goals and picked up an assist for five total points ... Tallied his first goal in a 4-2 victory over No. 24 UNC-Wilmington (Sept. 21) ... Assisted on Ayo Akinsete's game-winning goal in overtime at Charlotte (Sept. 24) ... Also tallied a goal in the 3-0 win over No. 9 SMU (Oct. 30) ... Joined the Gamecock program after playing at UMass for two seasons ... Enrolled at USC for the 2005 spring semester and participated in the team's spring workouts.
AT UMASS >>> Played two seasons at UMass in 2003 and 2004 ... In 2004, finished as UMass' second-leading scorer with 18 points on seven goals and four assists ... Started in all 15 games he played in ... Following his freshman season in 2003, shared the team's 12th man award after appearing in 17 games with two starting assignments ... Scored three points on one goal and one assist as a freshman
PRE-COLLEGE >>> As a senior at Monson High School, compiled 58 points on 24 goals and 10 assists ... Closed his prep career with 95 goals ... Was also a highly-decorated basketball and baseball player in high school.
PERSONAL >>> Full name is Robert Charest ... Parents are Robert and Diane Charest ... Born Dec. 5, 1984 ... Majoring in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.