Matthew Bülau


Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Heidenheim, Germany
  • Last School Max-Planck Gymnasium

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained with HSB Heidenheimer Sportbund 1846e.V
  • Ranked No. 1 in Germany in age group for 10 years
  • Placed third at a U17 tournament in Friedrichshafen, Germany, at the age of 14 in September 2019
  • Played baseball and golf growing up


  • Parents are Sharon and Dr. Henrik Buelau
  • Siblings are Pia, who competed in track and field, and Henrik, Jr., who plays basketball
  • Psychology major
  • Enjoys playing the drums and golf
  • On how he got into fencing: “My brother started fencing when he was 7. I really wanted to fence but could not because I was only 4 years old. When I turned 6 I was finally allowed to and the rest is history.”