Dan Buchholz
2 Dan Buchholz
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Racine, Wis.

High School:
Racine Case

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
3B/C

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

2010: Batted a career-best .332 as a senior ... one of just two players on the roster to start all 59 games ... also set career-highs with 50 runs scored, 13 doubles, nine home runs and 49 runs batted in ... runs total led the squad ... played big in the postseason, earning Horizon League All-Tournament Team honors and a spot on the NCAA All-Tempe Regional Team as well ... finished second on the team with 12 multi-RBI games ... hit safely in 26 of the first 28 games of the season, including a career-best 12-game hitting streak March 24-April 13 ... hit two home runs against Arkansas State Feb. 27, one of the earliest dates in the year in program history for a multi-HR game ... tied career-best with four runs batted in against SIU Edwardsville March 6 ... recorded three hits and again drove in four against Butler April 17 ... 3-for-4 with four runs scored and three RBI in win over Bradley April 21 ... hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the 14th inning to give UWM a huge, 8-7, victory over Youngstown State in the regular season finale May 22 ... finished the season on a nine-game hit streak, recording five multi-hit games (out of seven) in the postseason ... two hits and two RBI in 3-1 Horizon League Tournament opener victory over Valparaiso May 27 ... named U.S. Army Player of the Game after recording a career-best four hits - including an early home run - and driving in four runs against Wright State May 29 to set up the winner-take-all final ... two hits and two more runs scored in tournament championship game ... hit .354 with runners on and .571 with bases loaded on the year.

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2009: Appeared in 42 games as a junior, setting career-highs in all categories ... batted .275, scoring 23 times and driving in 27 ... played five different positions over the course of the season (3B, C, 1B, DH, P) ... threw out five of nine runners trying to steal ... had four RBI vs. Chicago State April 7 ... season-best seven-game hitting streak March 18-April 7 ... had three hits, scored twice and knocked in a pair in win over Youngstown State April 18 ... career-best four hits to lead UWM past Northwestern April 29, driving in three ... hit home runs in back-to-back games of a doubleheader at UIC May 8 ... tied career-high with four runs batted in against Butler May 14 ... second on team in multi-RBI games ... led the Horizon League with six sacrifice flies ... appeared in three games on the mound, striking out five in 5.2 innings.

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2008: Returned from injury to appear in 24 games, making eight starts ... batted .314 for the season, including .389 in 10 Horizon League games ... first appearance of season came against Saint Mary's March 2 ... had a hit and drove in three versus Centenary March 9 ... made first start of season that day ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and drove in one against Youngstown State April 20 ... tied season-high with two hits in win over Chicago State May 6 ... batted .409 versus right-handed pitching on the season.

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2007: Received medical hardship waiver ... maintained sophomore eligibility ... did play in 11 games before injury ... had three hits and drove in four.

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2006: Earned Horizon League All-Newcomer Team honors after a solid freshman season ... made 19 starts in 27 appearances, batting .278 with three home runs and 16 runs batted in ... solid defensively, also threw out six runners on the basepaths ... recorded his first UWM hit versus Northern Illinois Feb. 26 ... first home run was a three-run shot at Western Kentucky March 19 ... stroked game-winning single in the 12th-inning against Northwestern April 25 ... added game-winning two-run single against Carroll in next outing April 27 ... had two hits and season-best four RBI in win over Wright State April 28 ... two hits and season-high three runs scored against Cleveland State May 6 ... hit .375 with runners in scoring position.

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High School: Played four years of baseball at Racine Case, earning First-Team All-Southeast Conference honors in 2004 and 2005 ... lettered twice in baseball and twice in football as a high school athlete ... won a U-17 American Legion State Championship and was an honorable-mention all-county selection ... member of the honor roll every quarter in high school.

Personal: Parents are Gary and Mary Buchholz ... a criminal justice major ... played for the La Crosse Loggers in the summer of 2007, batting .246 in 24 games ... named to the all-star team in summer of 2009 as a member of the Licking County Settlers in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ... born April 18, 1987.



Batting Statistics
Dan Buchholz
Season

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

Avg.

TB

Slg%

SB

2006

27

72

11

20

4

1

3

16

.278

35

.486

0-1

2007

11

30

1

3

0

0

0

4

.100

3

.147

0-0

2007 Medical Redshirt
2008

24

35

6

11

5

0

0

7

.314

16

.457

0-0

2009

42

138

23

38

6

0

4

27

.275

56

.406

1-3

2010

59

226

50

75

13

2

9

49

.332

5119

.527

3-4

Totals

163

501

91

147

28

3

16

103

.293

229

.457

4-8

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