2003: Charest shared the team's "12th Man Award" after appearing in 17 games (two starts) and scoring three points (1 g, 1 a)... Netted UMass' only goal in 3-1 loss to Xavier and tallied an assist in 5-0 victory over Saint Joseph's... Recorded 14 shots on the season.
BEFORE UMASS: Played for five years at Monson High School for Head Coach Fred Higgins... Team was the Western Mass. champions and a state finalist during his junior season and made the Western Mass. Playoffs his last four years... Scored 58 points (24 g, 10 a) as a senior and netted 95 goals during his scholastic career... Was all All-League four times and All-Western Mass. and All-State three times... Was the MVP of the Western Mass. Tournament his senior season... Was also a highly-decorated basektball and baseball player, earning four letters in both sports. Averaged 18.0 ppg in basketball and hit .389 in baseball as a senior... Was a team captain in all three sports... Was a member of National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Robert Andrew Charest... Born December 5, 1984, the son of Robert and Diane Charest in Springfield, Mass.... Brother-in-law, Jeffrey McAvoy, currently plays baseball in the Montreal Expos organization... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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