Butler Athletics Headlines

July 2, 2015
Youth Football Day Set for Sept. 12
Butler Athletics is proud to announce Youth Football Day at the Butler Bowl, set for Saturday, Sept. 12 as the Bulldog football team plays Franklin. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

June 30, 2015
Butler Swimming Earns Scholar All-America Award
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has designated a record 406 collegiate swimming and diving programs as Scholar All-America Teams. The recognition comes as a result of the programs’ classroom performance in the past semester.

June 29, 2015
Summer Basketball Looms For Butler Duo
There won’t be much “down time” for Butler men’s basketball players Kellen Dunham and Tyler Lewis this summer. Both players have international competition on their radar, beginning in July.

July 1, 2015
New BIGEAST.com Unveiled
The BIG EAST has launched a new Conference website effective July 1, Chief Marketing Officer Ann Wells Crandall announced today. The adaptively designed site features a cleaner, clutter-free viewing experience easily accessible from a mobile device, desktop or tablet, with seamless social media integration.

June 29, 2015
Butler Announces Athletic Staff Changes For 2015-16
Preparations for the 2015-16 athletic year continued in the Butler Athletic Department with the addition of another new staff member and the promotion of two current staff members.

June 26, 2015
Erik Peterson Competes At USA Track and Field Championship
Butler distance ace and 2014 Cross Country All-American Erik Peterson took another step forward in his already stellar running career with an appearance at the USA Track and Field Championship in Eugene, Ore., on Thursday (June 25). The redshirt junior placed 23rd in the men’s 10,000 meter run.

June 25, 2015
Mara Olson Repeats As First Team Academic All-American
Butler senior track and cross country standout Mara Olson has been named to the first team of the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team for the second consecutive year.

June 24, 2015
Erik Peterson Set To Challenge Elite Field At USA Track and Field Championships
Butler track and field standout Erik Peterson is heading to Eugene, Oregon, to run in his first USA Track and Field Championships meet.

June 23, 2015
Erik Peterson Prepares For USA Track and Field Championships
Butler’s Erik Peterson, a 21-year-old from Barrington, Illinois, will be the youngest competitor in the 10,000 meter run at the USA Track and Field Championships on Thursday, June 25.

June 11, 2015
Mara Olson Places 11th At NCAA Championship
Butler senior Mara Olson put a strong finish to a stellar career by placing 11th in the women's 10,000 meter run at the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., on Thursday (June 11). The finish earned Olson second team All-America honors.

June 11, 2015
2015-16 Women’s Basketball Season Tickets Now on Sale
The Butler women’s basketball team will head into the upcoming season under the guidance of second-year head coach Kurt Godlevske. The Bulldogs return a talented core of players that will mesh with a highly talented recruiting class, giving the team eight student-athletes from the state of Indiana.

June 9, 2015
Butler Adds Men’s Basketball Transfers
Butler men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann gained some immediate help and some future aid with the addition of a pair of NCAA Division I transfer players. Joining the Bulldogs are former St. Bonaventure player Jordan Gathers and former George Washington player Kethan Savage.