Butler Athletics Headlines

April 23, 2014
Sycamores Edge Bulldogs 2-1
The Butler baseball team took a 2-1 setback vs. Indiana State on Wednesday afternoon. The two clubs battled it out at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis, the home of the Indianapolis Indians.

April 23, 2014
Kurt Godlevske Named To Butler Women’s Basketball Post
Butler Vice President and Director of Athletics Barry Collier announced today that assistant coach Kurt Godlevske has been named interim women’s basketball head coach for the Bulldogs.

April 22, 2014
Butler Sweeps Non-Conference Twinbill
Butler rode the strong arm of sophomore Kristin Gutierrez and the hot bat of junior Kristen Boros to an impressive sweep of Eastern Illinois in a non-conference doubleheader at Williams Field in Charleston, Ill., on Tuesday (April 22). The Bulldogs captured a pair of one-run wins, taking the opener, 1-0, and the nightcap, 6-5.

April 22, 2014
Butler to Host Indiana State at Victory Field
Butler will host Indiana State at Victory Field on Wednesday, April 23. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. with gates opening to the public at 2 p.m. All general admission tickets will be sold on the day of the game for just $5.

April 22, 2014
Mara Olson Claims BIG EAST Weekly Honor
Butler junior Mara Olson was stellar in her first outdoor race of the season, and her effort earned her BIG EAST Women’s Track Athlete of the Week honors. Olson was one of four BIG EAST athletes recognized by the conference on Tuesday, April 22.

April 22, 2014
Butler to Face Creighton in BIG EAST Tennis Championships
The Butler women's tennis team will compete in the 2014 BIG EAST Tennis Championships this weekend beginning with a First Round matchup vs. Creighton on Thursday, April 24.

April 22, 2014
Matchups Set for 2014 BIG EAST Tennis Championships
The Butler men's tennis team earned the No. 5 seed in the 2014 BIG EAST Tennis Championships. The Bulldogs will face No. 4 Xavier in the Quarterfinals on Friday, April 25, beginning at 3 p.m.

April 21, 2014
Bulldogs to Continue BIG EAST Road Trip
The Butler softball team will open up the week with a week-day double header at Eastern Illinois before taking on Seton Hall in the team’s third-straight BIG EAST road series. The games at Eastern Illinois will take place on Tuesday, April 22, beginning at 3 p.m. The Seton Hall series will begin on Saturday, April 26, will a double-header scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. The Bulldogs and the Pirates will wrap up the series with a third game on Sunday, April 27, at 11 a.m.

April 21, 2014
Farley Adds Three to Baseball Roster
Head Coach Steve Farley is happy to announce the addition of three student-athletes to the Butler baseball program. Gehrig Parker, Luke Johnson and Josh Goldberg will all join the roster this upcoming fall to impact the team for the 2015 season.

April 20, 2014
Marquette Defeats Butler in Regular Season Finale
The Marquette Golden Eagles defeated Butler on Sunday afternoon by the final score of 6-1. With the regular season now in the rear view mirror, the Butler men’s tennis team heads into the BIG EAST Tournament with a 10-9 overall record that includes a 1-3 mark against conference foes.

April 19, 2014
Bulldogs Notch Lifetime Bests At Mt. Sac Relays
Butler track had an excellent showing this past weekend as half a dozen Bulldogs participated in the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif. The meet at Hilmer Lodge Stadium produced some of Butler’s top performances this season.

April 19, 2014
Jenna Peters Ties For Runner-up At BIG EAST
Junior Jenna Peters completed a strong championship performance with a five-over-par 77 in the final round and wound up tied for second place at the 2014 BIG EAST Women’s Golf Championships presented by NEW YORK LIFE. The 54-hole tournament on the Hills Course at LPGA International wrapped up on Saturday, April 19.