2009: Started in 46 of 48 games appeared in... career-high six RBIs against Hilbert (4/1) including a two-RBI single and two-RBI-triple... had three hits in season opener against Iona (2/20), including four RBIs off an RBI-double and a two-RBI triple... hit three-RBI home run against William and Mary (2/20)... in opening contest of doubleheader against Niagara (4/8) went 4-for-6 with a trio of runs scored, five RBIs, a double, two-RBI triple and three-RBI triple...
2008: Started in 23 of 35 games... against Akron (4/25), batted 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI... went 3-for-4 against Akron (4/26) with a double and two RBIs... hit two doubles, adding two RBIs against Canisius (4/30)...had a triple and an RBI against Ohio (5/16)... had three hits, a double, his first career homerun and three RBIs against Ohio (5/17).
2007: Started in 14 of 25 games... had a two RBI, pinch-hit triple against Kent State (5/17).
2006: Sat out season.
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner and two-year captain for head coach Eric Cooper... batted .423 and had a .773 slugging percentage as a senior en route to being named to the Buffalo News’ All-Western New York team... set school’s career record for hits with 133... was a four-time divisional all-star and a three-time all-league first team selection... also a second-team All-Western New York All-Star as a junior... led the Raiders to four division championships and one Section VI title... also an all-star football quarterback and basketball guard.
Personal: Full name is Charles Gordon Karstedt... born on December 14, 1986... son of Gordon and Amy... has a brother, Daniel, and three sisters, Ellen, Paula and Elizabeth... lists making the New York State football playoffs as his greatest athletic experience... has done volunteer work with his parish... majoring in criminology/sociology.