Butler Athletics Headlines

September 20, 2014
Butler Wins Weather-Shortened Game
The game only lasted three quarters but consumed nearly four hours, before Butler claimed a 38-3 victory over visiting Taylor at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 20, night. The victory lifted the Bulldogs to 2-1 on the young season.

September 20, 2014
Volleyball Splits Saturday Action at Hoosier Classic
The Butler volleyball team ended the Hoosier Classic by splitting a pair of matches on Saturday. The team took a 3-1 setback in the morning match to Buffalo (19-25, 20-25, 25-21, 23-25), but came back to record a 3-0 sweep over the Hoosiers (29-27, 25-23, 30-28).

September 20, 2014
Bulldogs Defeat Former Conference Foe Loyola
A clutch second-half goal from sophomore forward David Goldsmith lifted Butler to a 2-1 victory over former conference opponent Loyola in a match at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 20. The win brings the Bulldogs to 3-2-3 on the season.

September 19, 2014
Bulldogs Fight Back to Earn 3-2 Win vs. Western Illinois
The Butler volleyball team had to come back from a 2-1 deficit on Friday night to defeat Western Illinois in a five set thriller in day one of the Hoosier Classic (23-25, 25-12, 25-27, 25-16, 15-11). Belle Obert led the Bulldogs with 29 kills in the match.

September 19, 2014
Bulldogs Roll Past Bowling Green 5-0
The Butler offense was on the attack Friday night, scoring five second half goals resulting in a 5-0 victory against the Bowling Green Falcons under the lights at the Butler Bowl.

September 19, 2014
Young Bulldogs Shine At Indiana Intercollegiate Meet
Butler's cross country teams continued their season on Friday, Sept. 19, at Purdue University’s Indiana Intercollegiate Meet, held in West Lafayette, Indiana. Both young teams saw a number of personal records at the early season event.

September 19, 2014
Butler Travels to Purdue for Fall Invite
The Butler men’s tennis team will travel up I-65 this weekend to West Lafayette for the Fifth Annual Purdue Fall Invitational. Action will start at 9 a.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. each day after that at the Schwartz Tennis Center and Cumberland Tennis Courts.

September 18, 2014
Bulldogs Head To Indiana Intercollegiate Meet
Butler will send it’s men’s and women’s cross country teams to West Lafayette on Friday (Sept. 19) to compete in the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet, hosted by Purdue University.

September 18, 2014
Butler to Host Bowling Green on Friday Night
Butler will attempt to push their winning streak to five-straight matches when they host Bowling Green on Friday night at 7 p.m. This contest will serve as the final tune-up before the start of the BIG EAST portion of the schedule.

September 18, 2014
Butler-Dayton Football Gametime Changed
The kickoff for Butler’s final regular season football game against Dayton on Nov. 15, has been moved up one hour. The Pioneer Football League contest at the Butler Bowl will start at 11 a.m.

September 18, 2014
BIG EAST Digital Network Reveals Women’s Basketball Slate
One week removed from the release of the 2014-15 schedule, the Conference announced the upcoming season’s BIG EAST Digital Network women’s basketball slate which includes over 30 live contests. In addition to the robust regular-season BEDN schedule, BIG EAST Tournament First Round Quarterfinal contests will be streamed.

September 18, 2014
Butler Ends Non-Conference Slate at Hoosier Classic
The final weekend of non-conference action has arrived for the Butler volleyball team as the group prepares for BIG EAST competition by participating in the Hoosier Classic. Indiana University will host Butler, Western Illinois and Buffalo for a two-day round robin tournament beginning on Friday, Sept. 19. The Bulldogs will end the non-conference slate with two matches on Saturday, Sept. 20.