Duke Men's Soccer BIO
7 Tomek Charowski
2006: Played in 22 of 23 games with five starts on the season ... clocked a total of 894 minutes ... tallied two goals and four assists, both of which were sixth on the team ... took 23 shots, 12 of which he put on for a team second-best .522 shot-on-goal percentage ... scored the game-winning goal against North Florida on 10/24 ... also scored in the Alabama A&M match on 10/17 ... assisted on game-winners versus American on 9/1 and N.C. State on 10/15 ... All-ACC Academic team selection.
2005: Finished tied for fourth on the squad with five assists in just 13 games ... made two starts on the year against Western Illinois on 10/11 and No. 11 N.C. State on 10/21 ... scored a goal against Maryland on 10/7 ... converted his penalty kick attempt in Duke’s 5-4 shootout victory against No. 4 North Carolina in the ACC Championship game on 11/13, knotting the score at 2-2 ... tallied two assists in a 6-0 win over No. 11 N.C. State ... assisted on the game-winning goal against No. 10 Virginia Tech in Duke’s first game of the ACC Tournament on 11/9 ... also recorded assists against Longwood on 9/27 and Stony Brook on 10/26.
2004: Tied for second on the team with 10 assists on the year ... also notched five goals to finish with an even 20 points, one of five Blue Devils to reach that mark in 2004 ... played for the Canadian National U-20 team at the World Championships in Amsterdam this past summer ... had three assists in the season opener against Emory & Henry on 9/1 ... passed out two more in the next game, a 3-0 win over Temple ... after scoring only two goals in the season’s first 19 games, turned on his scoring touch in the NCAA Tournament, scoring two goals in the first-round win over Coastal Carolina ... scored another goal in the quarterfinal victory over Virginia that sent Duke to the College Cup.
Prep: Entered Duke as one of the highest rated and most sought after midfielders in the country ... a four-year letterwinner and Class A All-State selection at Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville, S.C., where he helped lead his team to four consecutive state championships ... registered 90 goals and 53 assists during his high school career ... played for the Dallas Texans club team in 2003-04 ... a member of the Atlanta Fire from 2000-03, helping lead his team to the National Championship in 2002 and to three consecutive regional championships ... won the Golden Boot award, which is presented to the Most Outstanding Performer in the tournament, at the 2002 National Championships, as he helped lead his team to the USYSA National Championship ... teammates on that Atlanta Fire team were fellow Blue Devils Kyle Helton and Justin Papadakis ... also won the Golden Boot award in 2001 ... has played with the United States Under-18 National team and with the Region III ODP ... also has competed with the Canadian Under-20 National team ... participated in the adidas Elite Soccer Program in 2002 and 2003, earning all-star honors in 2003 ... NSCAA Youth All-America and McDonald’s All-America honoree ... an excellent student, earned NSCAA Academic All-America honors.
Personal: Son of Artur and Grazyna Charowski ... born October 15, 1985, in Poland ... has also lived in Germany and Canada ... moved to South Carolina with his family when he was seven years old.