Arrived at Maryland following two seasons at Rutgers as a member of the wrestling team. Joined the Maryland football team for the 2013 season.
As a Senior (2013): Did not appeared this season ... named scout team special teams player of the week for his efforts in preparation for Clemson (10/26).
As a Redshirt Junior (2012-13): Split time as the starter at heavyweight...posted a 6-12 record and went 3-6 in duals...pinned Purdue's Preston Quam in 24 seconds, the fastest fall of the season on the team, to propel the Terps to a 20-19 win over the Boilermakers...knocked off Nebraska's Donny Longendyke in a tiebraker to help Maryland defeat the Cornhuskers in the final match of the at day, 18-17...placed sixth at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic.
At Rutgers: In 2010-11, tallied a 16-8 record on the season at heavyweight ... placed second at the ESU Open, fifth at Oklahoma Gold and sixth at the Nittany Lion Open...was undefeated in bonus point matches, 2-0 major decision, 1-0 tech falls and 1-0 falls...earned a victory in dual action against AIC. In 2009-10, compiled a 10-6 record unattached during the fall and redshirted.
At Great Valley: Four-year varsity member of the Great Valley High School wrestling team...tallied 152 career wins at Great Valley...two-time PIAA AAA state medalist including a third-place finish in 2009...two-time PIAA AAA Southeast Region champion...three-time PIAA AAA District 1 champion.
Personal: Son of Laurence and Rebecca Buchholz...has three siblings, Erik, Hannah and Ryan.