Butler Athletics Headlines

January 29, 2015
Bulldogs Close First Month Of 2015 At Marquette
Butler will try to wrap up the first month of 2015 the same way it started the new year - with a conference road victory. The Bulldogs, with five BIG EAST wins already in January, will visit Marquette for a conference test on Saturday (Jan. 31). The game is slated for 1 p.m. (CT, 2 p.m. in Indianapolis) at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis., and will be televised on FOX Sports Net.

January 29, 2015
Bulldogs Continue Road Trip at Providence
With half of the BIG EAST season behind them, the Bulldogs will now head into the final stretch of the 2014-15 season with an 11-9 overall record that includes a 7-2 mark against conference opponents. Friday’s contest will be held at Alumni Hall as Butler faces Providence at 7 p.m.

January 28, 2015
Butler Begins 2015 Softball Season Indoors
There may be snow on the ground and frigid temperatures in the air, but it won’t stop Butler from opening the 2015 softball season in Rosemont, Ill., in the first week of February. The Bulldogs will travel to the suburb of Chicago to play four games in three days at the Total Control Sports Invitational, an indoor tournament held at The Dome at the Ballpark at Rosemont.

January 30, 2015
Bulldogs To Compete At Indiana Relays
Butler will return to Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend for the Indiana Relays, hosted by Indiana University. It will be the third trip to Bloomington already this season for the Bulldogs.

January 28, 2015
From Bulldogs to Astros, Look at the Butler to Houston Connection
Butler Head Baseball Coach Steve Farley will have a new Major League Baseball team to keep an eye on this season with three of his former players all reuniting with one organization, the Houston Astros. Pat Neshek, Dan Johnson and Jeff Albert will all open spring training next month with Houston in Kissimmee, Fla.

January 25, 2015
Second Half Run Carries Butler Past #24 Seton Hall
In a game that featured scoring runs by each team, Butler saved its best for last and powered past #24 Seton Hall, 77-57, in a BIG EAST game at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Sunday (Jan. 25). It was Butler’s biggest margin of victory ever over a team ranked in the “Top 25,” and it lifted the Bulldogs to 15-6 on the season and 5-3 in conference play.

January 25, 2015
Butler Wins at Xavier 58-54
Butler improved to 7-2 in the BIG EAST Conference with a 58-54 road win against Xavier on Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs closed the final 4:07 on a 6-2 scoring run, breaking a 52-52 tie at the final media timeout. With the win, Butler moves to 11-9 overall.

January 25, 2015
Bulldogs Take 6th in Butler Invite
The Butler swimming team recorded 101 points on Sunday afternoon to earn a sixth place finish in the Sixth Annual Butler Invitational. Audrey Gosnell paced the group by helping the Bulldogs score 47 points.

January 23, 2015
Butler Hosts Nationally-Ranked Seton Hall
For the second time in 12 days, Butler will square off against nationally-ranked Seton Hall. The #24-ranked Pirates will visit Hinkle Fieldhouse on Sunday (Jan. 25) for a 3 p.m. (ET) contest that will be televised on FOX Sports Net.

January 22, 2015
Butler at Xavier Up Next on Fox Sports 1
Conference rivals will clash this Sunday afternoon on Fox Sports 1 as the Butler Bulldogs travel to the Cintas Center to face the Xavier Musketeers. Tip-off in front a national audience is slated for 2:30 p.m.

January 24, 2015
Bulldogs Split Weekend Action
Butler defeated South Dakota State on Friday afternoon to record their first win of the season. After posting the 5-2 victory, the team returned to the Butler Bubble on Saturday afternoon where they were defeated by Akron 6-1.

January 23, 2015
Bulldogs Have Track Success In Two Cities
Butler won five events in two cities during a busy day of trtack and field competition on Friday, Jan. 23. Head coach Matt Roe sent athletes to the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington and the IFPW Mastodon Duals in Fort Wayne, and came away with a strong showing at both meets.