Prior to his arrival at Notre Dame, Globke played with the U. S. National Team Development Program. In his final season with the USNTDP, Globke amassed 36 points (15 goals, 21 assists), which ranked him third on the team in that category. While with the USNTDP, Globke participated in numerous national and international tournaments. At the Five Nations Tournament in Finland in 2000, Globke was the only Team USA player named to the All-Tournament team. He also represented Team USA at the 1998 U-18 World Junior Championships in Switzerland. Nationally, Globke participated in the USA Hockey Summer Challenge in 2001 and the USA Hockey Select-16 Festival in 1998.
During his freshman season back in 2000-01, Globke’s outstanding play didn’t go unnoticed. He was named as an honorable mention to the CCHA All-Rookie Team and was twice named CCHA Rookie of the Week. The first was for the ending October 23, 2000. Globke notched four points (two goals, two assists) in Notre Dame’s weekend split versus non-conference opponent Northeastern. The second came the weekend ending February 12, 2001, when Globke posted three points (two goals, one assist) to help lead the Irish to a sweep over Bowling Green State.
Globke’s career best game came during his junior season in 2002-03. Back on October 12, 2002, Globke posted his lone career hat-trick in Notre Dame’s 5-2 win over Minnesota-Duluth. Along with the hat-trick, Globke posted an assist in the game.
2003-04: As a senior, Globke led Notre Dame in most of the team’s offensive categories, including points, goals, assists, shots, and game-winning goals. Globke helped lead Notre Dame to the school’s first ever Frozen Four Tournament appearance. He was named to the CCHA All-Conference Second Team and garnered CCHA Offensive Player of the Week honors for the week ending January 19th following a four point weekend in Notre Dame’s win and tie in the two game series versus Wisconsin. He also was named to CCHA All-Academic Team.
Rob Globke completed his illustrious collegiate career at the University of Notre Dame in 2003-04 that saw him earn a place in the Fighting Irish Hockey record books. He finishes his Notre Dame career with an impressive 124 points (68 goals, 56 assists) in 145 total games played. His 124 points rank him tied for 28th all time in Notre Dame history, while his 68 goals rank him 16th on the Irish’s all-time scoring list. In addition, Globke finishes his stellar collegiate with 13 game-winning goals. The 13 game winners rank him tied for first in that category all time. During the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons, Globke led the Fighting Irish in scoring with 36 and 40 points respectively.
Globke has very good size and good body strength. He possesses hard, accurate shot as well as a long reach. His versatility allows him to be played in any type of situation. While he is primarily a right-winger, he has also demonstrated the ability to play at the center position as well. Globke also possesses tremendous playmaking abilities and is able to make something out of nothing. He is a very good skater with speed and good acceleration. He possesses good vision and has no trouble following plays.
Globke is an opportunistic player. He has shown a knack for scoring clutch goals, particularly those of the game-winning variety. He possesses good hockey smarts as well. His passing skills are outstanding. He possesses a hard shot and has no problem finding the net. He plays well around the net and can often be found creating havoc around it. He has shown a willingness to play the body and has the ability to finish his checks. He can deliver punishing hits as well. One area where Globke really excels at is in one-on-one-situations. He will aggressively challenge opposing defenders and has shown that he can be difficult to play against. Globke possesses some good hustle and works hard particularly in the area of puck pursuit.