Butler Athletics Headlines

December 20, 2014
Late Indiana Run Drops Bulldogs
Indiana used a 10-0 run late in the game to break open a close contest and claim an 82-73 victory over Butler in the first game of the 2014 Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday (Dec. 20). It was Butler’s first loss in the four years that the four-team event has been held in Indianapolis.

December 18, 2014
#23/25 Bulldogs Face Indiana At Crossroads Classic
Butler, coming off a week of final exams, will return to action at the 2014 Crossroads Classic on Saturday, Dec. 20. The Bulldogs will play Indiana at 2:30 p.m. (ET) in the first game of the state doubleheader at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis, and the game will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1.

December 20, 2014
Bulldogs to Face Illinois State in Final Non-Conference Game
The end of the non-conference schedule will feature Butler playing at Illinois State on Monday, Dec. 22. The Bulldogs will take the court against the Redbirds at 4:05 p.m. The remaining games on the schedule will all come against BIG EAST competition.

December 17, 2014
AVCA Announces All-America Teams
Senior outside hitter Belle Obert was named honorable mention All-America by the America Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

December 17, 2014
Alumni Corner - 6th Edition
In an effort to further connect and engage with our former student-athletes, the Butler Athletic Department is rolling out a feature on ButlerSports.com called "Alumni Corner"

December 15, 2014
BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Tournament Tickets Now On Sale
Tickets for the 2015 BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Tournament presented by New York Life are now on sale to the general public.

December 14, 2014
Second Half Sinks Bulldogs At Tennessee
Tennessee used a 12-0 run in the first six minutes of the second half to tie the game and a 19-6 run in the final six minutes of the contest to grab a 67-55 come-from-behind victory over #15 Butler on Sunday, Dec. 14. The loss was Butler’s first in the U.S. and it snapped the Bulldogs’ four-game winning streak.

December 13, 2014
Bulldogs Beat Ball State 48-41
A 13-point advantage after the opening 20 minutes helped Butler defeat Ball State on Saturday night 48-41. The physical contest between the two Indiana schools marked the third win of the season for the Bulldogs.

December 12, 2014
#15/19 Butler Makes First Visit To Tennessee
Butler will be looking to extend a four-game winning streak and protect a “Top 25” national ranking when it visits Tennesse for a non-conference game on Sunday, Dec. 14. The game at Thompson-Boling Arena is scheduled for 2 p.m. (ET) and will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

December 12, 2014
Mara Olson Leads Bulldogs At Hoosier Open
Senior Mara Olson turned in a strong performance in the women’s 5,000 meter invitational race to highlight an evening of competition for Butler’s track and field team at the Hoosier Open on Friday, Dec. 12. The non-scoring meet was held at Indiana’s Gladstein Fieldhouse.

December 11, 2014
Butler vs. Ball State Slated for Saturday Night
The Butler women’s basketball team will return to Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday night when they host in-state rival Ball State at 7 p.m. This contest will be the last game on the schedule before the start of final exams.

December 10, 2014
David Goldsmith Named All-Great Lakes Region
Butler sophomore David Goldsmith, who led the Bulldogs in scoring in 2014, has been named to the second team of the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men’s All-Great Lakes Region Team. It’s the second straight year that the Butler forward has earned the honor.