Bucknell Volleyball BIO
2 Blake Buchholz
Career: Two-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... two all-tournament selections ... three-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2017 (Junior): Appeared in 64 sets while playing in 21 of the team's 28 matches ... started 15 matches ... finished with 112 kills (1.75/set), 18 aces, 129 digs (2.02/set) and 19 total blocks ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Canisius Invitational ... double-digit kills three times, including a season-high 14 while adding 10 digs in a 3-2 win over La Salle ... double-digit digs four times, including a season-high 18 while adding 11 kills in a 3-2 win over Iona ... totaled nine kills with a .421 hitting percentage in a 3-0 win over Lafayette ... tallied eight kills with a .417 hitting percentage in a 3-0 win over Saint Peter's ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2016 (Sophomore): Played 76 sets over 26 matches, including 19 starts ... finished with 165 kills, 180 digs, 13 aces, and 18 total blocks ... four double-doubles of kills and blocks ... had a season-high 21 kills and added 12 digs and two aces in a 3-1 win at Coppin State ... tallied season-highs of 20 digs and three block assists while also contributing 12 kills in a 3-2 loss at Robert Morris ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2015 (Freshman): One of just three players on the team to play all 94 sets over 26 matches ... led the team with 280 digs and was second with 243 kills ... two-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... earned the award on Oct. 10 after recording back-to-back double-doubles, including a season-high 15 kills and 14 digs in a five-set loss to Lehigh and 11 kills and a season-high 22 digs in a 3-2 win over Lafayette ... received the award again on Nov. 11 after registering a season-high .609 hitting percentage with 14 kills and nine digs in a 3-0 win over Loyola (Md.) ... hit over .400 with at least eight kills three times ... named to the All-Tournament Team at Sacred Heart's Hampton Inn Shelton Invitational ...earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Waupun … named First Team All-State and All-Conference following her senior season … selected to the State All-Tournament Team … recorded state record 28 kills in a four-set match … team was four-time conference champions, three-time regional champions, and won the section title her senior season … also lettered in track and field … daughter of Brant and Cheri Buchholz … has two siblings, Bryce and Baron … aunt, Krista Buchholz, played volleyball at the University of North Carolina.
Major: Political Science
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