|Hometown:||San Antonio, Tex.|
|High School:||Robert E. Lee HS|
2000: Thrown into the fire as a freshman Stolhandske quickly became earned his spot as the Gauchos starting netminder...Played in 15 matches starting 14 to record a total of 1,334 minutes of playing time...Posted four shutouts on the season with a 1.080 goals against average, the second lowest in the MPSF Pacific Division and eigth all-time at UCSB...Stopped 59 of 75 shots for a .787 save percentage...Made a career high 7 saves in a 1-0 win at Western Kentucky.
Erik Stolhandske prepped at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas...Played both goalkeeper and forward in high school, but he was an First Team All-State, All-5A Region IV, All-City and All-District...He was also named Robert E. Lee's Male Athlete of the Year and MVP of the Texas High School All-Star Classic...Led his school to the District 5A and Region IV championships...In the Houston City Championships his Robert E. Lee team played a match against Judson High School that went to penalty kicks and Stolhandske stopped all four Judson penalty kicks...Played for Hector Sandoval.
Born August 24, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas...Also played football in high school...Will major in Pre-Biology and hopes to be an orthopedic surgeon...Was deeply involved in campus activities in high school, including Student Council...On the club level he played for the Warriors Soccer Association of Austin...Parents are Victor and Dana Stolhandske.