THIS SEASON: Carak enters his third season at USC.
2009: Carak did not compete in 2009.
2008: Carak scored four goals as a freshman... Struck in three games with one multiple-goal outing, scoring two against Pomona-Pitzer on Oct. 11... First career goal came in USC's opener against Claremont.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Carak has been a member of the Turkish Youth and Junior National Teams... Also competed for Istanbul Yuzme Ihtisas club team... Won Turkish First League championships in 2001, 2002 and 2003 at the youth level and in 2008 at the junior level.
PERSONAL: Carak is majoring in aerospace engineering... Parents are Murat and Ayca... Enjoys playing the guitar and playing soccer in his spare time... Lists Zinedine Zindane as his biggest sports hero... Favorite food is pizza and Turkish kebabs... Would like to pursue a master's degree and work in an international corporation after graduation... Born May 23, 1990.