Butler Athletics Headlines

October 19, 2014
Bulldogs Earn 2-1 Win at Xavier
Two goals early in the second half gave Butler a 2-1 victory at Xavier on Sunday afternoon as the Bulldogs improved to 8-8-1 on the year. All three goals were scored within a seven minute time frame.

October 18, 2014
Butler Finishes With Double-Overtime Tie At DePaul
Butler recorded its second consecutive shutout, but didn’t come away with a victory in its BIG EAST match at DePaul on Saturday (Oct. 18). The two conference foes battled through 110 minutes, before setting for a 0-0 tie in double-overtime at DePaul’s Wish Field.

October 18, 2014
Butler Climbs BIG EAST Standings with 3-2 Win at Xavier
The Butler volleyball team improved to 14-7 overall with a 3-2 win at Xavier on Saturday afternoon. Butler lost the first two sets, but came charging back to win three-straight to earn their sixth BIG EAST win of the season. (14-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22, 15-12).

October 18, 2014
Butler Comeback Falls Short Against San Diego
Butler rallied from a 21-point deficit in the second half, but came up six points short and dropped a 27-21 decision to San Diego at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 18. The loss was the second straight for the Bulldogs, now 3-4 on the season and 1-3 in the Pioneer Football League.

October 18, 2014
Erik Peterson Leads Butler At Pre-National Meet
The team competition didn’t turn out as Butler had hoped, but junior Erik Peterson turned in a top individual performance at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18. Peterson posted a top-10 finish to lead the Butler men to a 36th team finish in the Blue Race in Terre Haute.

October 17, 2014
Final Road Test Up Next for Butler Women’s Soccer
With just three regular season games left on the 2014 schedule, the Butler women’s soccer team will travel to Xavier on Sunday for their last road match of the season. The Bulldogs will face the Musketeers at 1 p.m. on Oct. 19 in attempt to improve their conference record and reach a spot in the 2014 BIG EAST Tournament.

October 17, 2014
Bulldogs Head To Pre-National Meet
After a short hiatus from racing, Butler’s men’s and women’s cross country teams will be back in action on Saturday morning (Oct. 18) at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational meet.

October 17, 2014
Bulldogs Ride Momentum into Xavier Match
The Butler volleyball team will return to action this Saturday afternoon with a 4 p.m. match at Xavier. Winners of four of their last five matches, the Bulldogs head into the weekend with an overall record of 13-7 that includes a 5-3 mark in BIG EAST competition.

October 16, 2014
Butler and No. 12 DePaul Play to 2-2 Draw
All four goals were scored in the second half on Thursday night as the Bulldogs hosted nationally-ranked DePaul at the Butler Bowl. The home team inched towards an outright win, but a late goal from DePaul in the 86th minute would send the two teams into extra time.

October 16, 2014
Butler Hosts PFL Favorite San Diego
Butler has already faced two of the three unbeaten teams in the Pioneer Football League. Now the Bulldogs get to play preseason PFL favorite San Diego on Saturday (Oct. 18).

October 15, 2014
Bulldogs Upset #7 Marquette for First BIG EAST Win
Freshman goalkeeper Eric Dick earned his third shutout of the season for the Bulldogs, holding on to an early first-half lead to secure a 1-0 upset over #7 Marquette in a BIG EAST matchup at the Butler Bowl on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The victory brings Butler to 5-5-3 on the year and 1-3-0 in the BIG EAST.

October 15, 2014
Bulldogs Top Marquette in Five Set Thriller
The Butler volleyball team earned a signature win over Marquette on Wednesday afternoon by defeating the Golden Eagles 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 18-25, 25-22, 15-11) at the Health and Recreation Center.