Butler Athletics Headlines

September 28, 2014
Bulldogs Pick Up BIG EAST Road Win
The Butler volleyball team earned their first conference win of the season with a 3-1 victory at Georgetown Sunday afternoon (24-26, 28-26, 25-19, 25-22). The Bulldogs hit .290 on the day, posting attack percentages over .300 in the final three sets.

September 28, 2014
Bulldogs Blank Seton Hall to Earn Conference Win
The Butler women’s soccer team defeated Seton Hall by the final score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon to earn their first BIG EAST victory of the season. Sophia Maccagnone gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead at the half while Kelly Mahoney and Hannah Farley added goals in the second stanza to ice the win.

September 28, 2014
Butler Swimming Opens Season with Double Dual
Butler hosted five teams at the Fishers Aquatic Center on Sunday, Sept. 28 to open up the 2014-15 season. The Bulldogs picked up wins over Valparaiso and Western Illinois, but were handed setbacks against Xavier, St. Louis and Evansville.

September 27, 2014
Late Goals Sink Bulldogs
Forward Brandon Allen scored a pair of goals in the final 12 minutes of the match to lift #11 Georgetown to a 2-0 victory over host Butler in a BIG EAST Conference match on Saturday, Sept. 27. The setback in Butler’s BIG EAST opener at the Butler Bowl dropped the Bulldogs to 4-3-3 on the season.

September 27, 2014
Bulldogs Finish 14th At Roy Griak Invitational
The nationally-ranked Butler women's cross country team hit a speed bump in its full debut at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 27), and wound up taking 14th place out of 35 teams competing in the Jack Johnson Women’s Gold Race.

September 27, 2014
Big Plays Spoil Butler’s Homecoming
Quarterback Kade Bell passed for 401 yards and five touchdowns to lead visiting Jacksonville to a 35-7 victory over Butler in the Bulldogs’ annual Homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 27. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 2-2 on the young season and 0-1 in the Pioneer Football League.

September 26, 2014
Bulldogs Take 3-1 Loss at Creighton in BIG EAST Opener
Each set between Butler and Creighton was tight on Friday night, but the Bulldogs were unable to pull off the road win as the Bluejays came out on top with a 3-1 victory (24-26, 22-25, 25-22, 22-25).

September 25, 2014
Butler Women Head To Roy Griak Invitational
The last time the Butler women's cross country team saw a full varsity squad toe the line, it took third place at the NCAA Division I National Championships. This weekend, at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn., head coach Matt Roe will finally have his full varsity squad back in action for the first time since those nationals.

September 25, 2014
Bulldogs Drop BIG EAST Home Opener 1-0
The Butler women’s soccer team was unable to extend their five match winning streak on Thursday night as they fell to Villanova in the BIG EAST home opener by the final score of 1-0.

September 26, 2014
Tom Crowley Returns To Butler Athletic Staff
Former associate athletic director Tom Crowley has returned to the athletic staff at Butler University. Crowley, boasting more than three decades of athletic administration and coaching experience, was tabbed by Butler Vice-President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier to fill the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Administration.

September 24, 2014
Butler To Host League-Leading Jacksonville
Two-time defending champion Butler won’t be easing into its 2014 Pioneer Football League schedule. The Bulldogs will begin PFL play on Saturday, Sept. 27, against powerful Jacksonville, one of the preseason favorites in this year’s conference race.

September 25, 2014
2013-14 SAAC Awards Announced
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) award voting is now complete for the 2013-14 school year. SAAC has once again sponsored awards for students, voted on by students. The full list of award winners can be seen below: