Butler Athletics Headlines

May 26, 2016
@ButlerMBB and Utah Agree to Home-And-Home Series
Butler and Utah have entered into a home-and-home series agreement for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, the universities mutually announced Thursday (May 26). The teams will play in Salt Lake City on Monday, November 28 with a return game at Hinkle Fieldhouse during the 2017-18 season.

May 23, 2016
@Butler_CCTF Sends Three to NCAA Regional
The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has announced the participants for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships preliminary competitions, and Butler has one of the names at the top of the list.

May 25, 2016
Steve Farley Will Not Return as @ButlerUBaseball Head Coach
Steve Farley will not return as Butler’s head baseball coach, Butler Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier announced Wednesday (May 25).

May 25, 2016
Marras Named Second Team All-BIG EAST
Chris Marras earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team after an announcement from the league office on Wednesday afternoon. Two catchers made the all-conference second team after a tie in the voting system that included each program’s head coach.

May 21, 2016
@ButlerSoftball's NCAA Run Comes to an End Against Illinois, 2-1
Butler’s first NCAA Tournament run came to end Saturday in Lexington, Ky., falling 2-1 in eight innings to Illinois in a tournament elimination game. The Bulldogs conclude the 2016 campaign with a record of 28-24.

May 21, 2016
@ButlerSoftball Drops NCAA Opener to #9 Kentucky, 6-1
Butler dropped its opening NCAA Tournament game to ninth-seeded Kentucky, 6-1, in Lexington, Ky. The game was completed Saturday after play was suspended Friday due to rain.

May 21, 2016
@ButlerUBaseball Ends Year with 5-2 Loss vs. Seton Hall
Butler held a slim lead for seven innings on Saturday afternoon, but four Pirate runs for Seton Hall over the final two frames would decide the outcome giving the visitors a 5-2 win. Nick Bartolone and Mike Kseniak led BU offensively on Senior Day with two hits each. They were two of nine seniors recognized today before first pitch.

May 20, 2016
@ButlerSoftball's Friday NCAA Tournament Game Suspended Until Saturday
Friday’s NCAA Tournament contest between Butler and Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., has been suspended until Saturday due to rain that is forecasted to continue into the evening. Butler and Kentucky will pick up the game Saturday at 11 a.m.

May 20, 2016
Seton Hall Holds Off @ButlerUBaseball 7-6
The first nationally televised game in Butler baseball history came down to the wire on Friday afternoon as the Bulldogs and the Seton Hall Pirates went to battle in game two of a three-game series. Facing a one run deficit in the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs and two runners in scoring position, the Pirates would come up with a huge strikeout on a check swing that would seal the win and their spot in the upcoming 2016 BIG EAST Championship Tournament.

May 19, 2016
@ButlerSoftball's MacBeth Earns NFCA All-Region Honors
Butler redshirt freshman Maggie MacBeth has been selected as a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Mideast All-Region Team. MacBeth earned third-team honors as her stellar season continues.

May 19, 2016
@ButlerUBaseball Drops Game 1 to Seton Hall
The Butler baseball team dropped an 8-2 decision at home to the Seton Hall Pirates on Thursday afternoon. SHU scored at least one run in six of the nine innings to earn the victory.

May 19, 2016
Friday Times Moved Up in NCAA Softball Lexington Regional
After evaluating the expected weather conditions Friday in the Lexington area, the NCAA has decided to adjust the game times for the 2016 NCAA Softball Lexington Regional. Game one featuring Illinois and Utah will now be played at 11 a.m. ET with game two following at 1:30 p.m. ET, in an attempt to beat the incoming rain.