Third-year player gained considerable playing experience after earning six starts in the six games he played a quick, versatile player who will be vying with junior Greg Tait and freshman Chris Sawyer for the starting job in goal possesses good quickness around the goal plays with a great deal of confidence when he is in games has a strong vertical leap which makes it difficult for opponents to get the ball over his head around the goal.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in six games and earned six starts in those games in his first collegiate start (and first game of his career), he helped Notre Dame shutout 10th-ranked St. Johns in its 1-0 upset as he made six saves in the contest also came up with six saves in Irishs 2-0 loss to Georgetown registered a career-high seven saves against Villanova in 2-1 victory posted a 1.09 goals against average and .793 save percentage while making 23 saves also was credited with 2.5 shutouts.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see any playing time during the 99 campaign.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-sport standout in soccer and basketball at Appleby three-time team MVP in soccer twice earned MVP honors in basketball captained both teams as a junior and senior led basketball team to two consecutive undefeated seasons as well as two conference, regional and state championships soccer team claimed state championship in 1996 member of the Under-20 Canadian National squad played in four matches for the Under-18 squad selected to the Under-18 Ontario Provincial Team one of the top members of Burlington Havoc club team during the 1997 and 1998 seasons, registered a 1.89 goals against average and .920 save percentage had a .57 goals against average with the team at the USA Cup in which his team was a finalist in the Under-17 B division father Carl is a 1973 Notre Dame graduate, while uncle Alan earned his degree in 1980 father played club soccer while a student born April 11, 1981 enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.
Straub's Career Statistics
|Year ||GP-GS ||GA ||Min. ||GAA ||SV ||ShO ||Rec.|
|2000 ||6-6 ||6 ||495:00 ||1.09 ||23 ||2.5 ||3-2-1|
|Totals ||6-6 ||6 ||495:00 ||1.09 ||23 ||2.5 ||3-2-1|