June 22, 2010
Andy Baker Named To Academic All-America Team
Butler distance ace Andy Baker capped off an honor-filled career by being named second team on the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine University Division Academic All-America Mens Track and Field and Cross Country Team, chosen by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). He earned the national academic recognition for the second consecutive year
June 3, 2010
Andy Baker Named Academic All-District
Butler All-American Andy Baker has been named to the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine District V All-Academic Track/Cross Country Team, selected by members of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).
March 9, 2010
Butler Cross Country Teams Earn Academic Recognition
The Butler mens and womens cross country teams matched their success in competition with performance in the classroom and both squads have been recognized as 2009 All-Academic Teams by the U. S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
December 18, 2009
Eleven Bulldogs Earn Academic All-Horizon League Honors
Eleven Butler student-athletes from the fall sports were named Academic All-Horizon League for exceptional performance on the field and in the classroom. Butler had the most academic all-league performers, accounting for 22 percent of the leagues 50 honored student-athletes. The awards are a result of a balloting by the leagues faculty athletic representatives and sports information directors.
December 7, 2009
Andy Baker, Katie Clark Named Horizon League Cross Country Athletes of the Year
Butler distance standouts Andy Baker and Katie Clark were selected Horizon League Cross Country Athletes of the Year by a vote of league cross country coaches. It marked the third straight year that Baker has captured the leagues top individual honor, while Clark earned the award in her first season with the Bulldogs.
November 23, 2009
Butler Cross Country Season Ends At NCAA Meet
Butler runners Andy Baker and Madison Roeder closed out a successful cross country season for the Bulldogs at the 2009 NCAA Mens Cross Country Championship, hosted by Indiana State at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute on Monday (Nov. 23). The two Butler runners were among 250 competitors in the mens championship.
November 16, 2009
Madison Roeder, Andy Baker Earn NCAA Bids
Butlers duo of Madison Roeder and Andy Baker, who posted Top 10 individual finishes at the Great Lakes Regional Meet, have been selected to participate in the 2009 NCAA Mens Cross Country Championship on Nov. 23. The two were among 38 individuals chosen through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process.
November 14, 2009
Butler Men Place Fifth, Women Tenth At Great Lakes Regional
Junior Madison Roeder paced Butlers men with a seventh place individual finish and freshman Katie Clark led Butlers women with a 22nd place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Meet, hosted by Indiana University on Saturday, Nov. 14. Butlers men placed fifth of 30 teams, while Butlers women came in 10th of 32 squads.
November 7, 2009
Andy Baker Named Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Month
Butlers Andy Baker, who set a blistering pace on the cross country course and in the classroom, has been named the Horizon League Male Scholar Athlete of the Month for October. Hes the second consecutive Butler male athlete to win the award this year.
October 31, 2009
Butler Sweeps Horizon League Cross Country Titles
The Butler mens cross country team continued its league dominance and Butlers women re-emerged as a conference power with a sweep of the mens and womens titles at the 2009 Horizon League Cross Country Championship at Kensington Metropark in Milford, Mich., on Saturday (Oct. 31).
October 30, 2009
Bulldogs Begin Stretch Run At Horizon League Championship
Butler will begin the final and most important segment of its cross country campaign at the 2009 Horizon League Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Oct. 31. The league meet will held at Kensington Metropark in Milford, Mich., beginning with the mens championship race at 11 a.m. The womens championship will follow at noon.
October 21, 2009
Andy Baker Honored By Horizon League
Butler All-American Andy Baker, who again established himself as one of the top male runners in the nation at the ISU Pre-National Invitational, has been named Horizon League Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for the period October 12-18. Its the third time this season hes been honored by the league.
October 17, 2009
Andy Baker Places Runner-Up At Pre-National Invitational
Senior Andy Baker turned in a strong individual performance and wound up finishing second in an elite field of runners at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute on Saturday (Oct. 17). Butlers men placed 13th in the competition, while Butlers women came in 19th.
October 16, 2009
Bulldogs Join Top Teams At Pre-Nationals Invitational
The Butler cross country teams will have a chance to run on the NCAA Division I National Meet course against some of the top teams in the nation at the 2009 Indiana State University Pre-Nationals Invitational on Saturday (Oct. 17). A total of 147 teams will gather for the competition at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in Terre Haute.
October 7, 2009
Baker, Clark Earn Horizon League Cross Country Honors
Butlers duo of All-American Andy Baker and freshman Katie Clark have been named Horizon League Cross Country Athletes of the Week for the period September 28-October 4. Each turned in a top performance at the recent Notre Dame Invitational.
October 2, 2009
Butler Men Tie For Third; Women 13th At Notre Dame Invitational
All-American Andy Baker placed third in the individual competition and Butlers men tied for third in the team race at the 54th running of the Notre Dame Invitational cross country meet on Friday (Oct. 2). Butlers women also turned in a strong performance and placed 13th in the womens competiton.
October 1, 2009
Bulldogs Face Top-Ranked Competition At Notre Dame
Butlers cross country squads will be tested by some of the top teams in the nation at the 54th running of the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday (Oct. 2). The Bulldogs will compete in the featured Blue Division races starting at 4:15 p.m. (ET) on the Notre Dame Golf Course.
September 23, 2009
Rob Mullett Named Horizon League Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Butler senior Rob Mullett, who became the Bulldogs second individual champ of the young 2009 campaign, has been named Horizon League Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for the period of September 14-20.
September 18, 2009
Bulldogs Shine At Indiana Intercollegiates
Senior Rob Mullett captured an individual title and freshman Katie Clark raced to a fifth place finish to lead Butlers cross country squad to a pair of Top 5 team finishes at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet, hosted by Indiana State University on Friday (Sept. 18). Butler placed third in the womens race and fourth in the mens competition in the state meet.
September 17, 2009
Bulldogs Crack Top 30 In Mens Cross Country
Head coach Matt Roe expects Butler to have a successful cross country season this fall, and the voters on the preseason national rankings apparently agree with him. Butlers men are ranked 20th in the U. S. Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Preseason Division I Cross Country Rankings released this week.
September 8, 2009
Andy Baker Earns Horizon League Honor
Butler All-American Andy Baker, who picked up a convincing win in the first race of the season, has been named Horizon League Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for the period August 31-September 6.
September 4, 2009
Butler Sweeps Top Spots At Purdue Meet
Senior Andy Baker won the mens competition and newcomer Katie Clark captured the womens crown at the season-opening Great American Legends cross country meet hosted by Purdue University on Friday (Sept. 4). The meet was a non-scoring competition.
August 5, 2009
Butler Adds Nine Cross Country/Track Recruits
Butler cross country/track coach Matt Roe has added nine recruits to his 2009-10 mens and womens rosters and the incoming class figures to have an immediate impact on the Bulldogs successful distance program. The newcomers include eight top women, plus one talented male runner.