2012 Butler Men's Soccer

April 22, 2013
Butler Beats Akron In Men’s Soccer Exhibition
Butler grabbed the lead with a goal in the first minute of the match and then held on with a strong defensive effort to defeat Akron, 1-0, in a spring men’s soccer match on Sunday (April 21). The win wrapped up Butler’s spring men ‘s soccer schedule.

March 1, 2013
Butler Signs Three Men’s Soccer Recruits
Butler men’s soccer coach Paul Snape wrapped up his 2013 recruiting class with the signing of three incoming freshmen.

February 28, 2013
Butler To Play Six Men’s Soccer Spring Matches
Butler will play a six-match spring men’s soccer schedule in 2013, beginning with a match against the Butler Soccer Alumni team on Sunday, March 3. The exhibition match against the alums will start a 3 p.m. (ET) at the Butler Bowl.

December 11, 2012
Zach Steinberger Named To All-Region Team
Sophomore Zach Steinberger, who finished as Butler’s second-leading scorer this past season, has been named to the third team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team.

November 30, 2012
Justin Sass To Participate In Pro Combine
Justin Sass will participate in the InfoSport Pro Soccer Combine in Florida. The three-day event for approximately 250 pro soccer prospects will be held January 8-10.

November 26, 2012
Bulldogs' GPA Among Nation's Top 10
The Butler men's soccer team was recognized by the National Collegiate Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) for having one of the ten best GPA's in the nation.

November 7, 2012
Three Butler Players Earn Atlantic 10 Men’s Soccer Honors
Sophomores Zach Steinberger and Brandon Fricke and freshman Jeff Adkins each earned recognition on the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team, released by the conference office on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The All-Conference Team was selected by a vote of the 16 conference head coaches.

November 4, 2012
Bulldogs Fall At Saint Louis
Host Saint Louis solidified its spot in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Championship with a 4-0 victory over Butler in the final regular season match for both teams at Robert R. Hermann Stadium on Sunday (Nov. 4). The loss left Butler with a final season record of 5-8-5 and a final conference mark of 3-5-1.

November 1, 2012
Butler Ends Regular Season At Saint Louis
Butler will be seeking a berth in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Championship when it closes out its 2012 schedule at Saint Louis on Sunday, Nov. 4. The regular season finale at Robert R. Hermann Stadium in St. Louis, Mo., will start at 4 p.m. (ET).

October 28, 2012
Late Goal Lifts #22 Charlotte Past Bulldogs
Jennings Rex scored a break-away goal with just over ten minutes remaining in the contest to lift #22 Charlotte to a 1-0 victory over Butler in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Butler Bowl on Sunday. The match was Butler’s final 2012 home contest.

October 26, 2012
Bulldogs Roll Past George Washington
Butler turned in its second most prolific output of the season and rolled past visiting George Washington, 4-0, in a key Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Butler Bowl on Friday, Oct. 26. The win keeps the Bulldogs in the hunt for a berth in the A-10 Tournament.

October 25, 2012
Bulldogs Close Home Slate Against A-10 Foes
Butler will close out its 2012 home schedule and try to make a move in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings with a pair of key weekend matches. The Bulldogs will host George Washington on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. (ET) and then face #22 Charlotte on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. Both matches will be played in the Butler Bowl.

October 22, 2012
Jeff Adkins Earns Atlantic 10 Honor
Freshman Jeff Adkins, who helped lead Butler to an unbeaten (1-0-1) weekend in league play, has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week for the week of Oct. 15-22. The league office announced its weekly awards on Monday, Sept. 22.

October 21, 2012
Late Goal Lifts Butler At Saint Joseph’s
Freshman Jeff Adkins scored the biggest goal of his young career with just under two minutes remaining to lift Butler to a 2-1 victory over Saint Joseph’s at Finnesey Field on Sunday (Oct. 21). The clutch goal gave Butler its second Atlantic 10 Conference win.

October 19, 2012
Butler Ties League-Leading Temple
Butler rallied from a 3-0 deficit with three clutch goals in the final 15 minutes to tie league-leading Temple, 3-3, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Ambler Sports Complex on Friday (Oct. 19). The contest was the first half of a two-match trip to Philadelphia, Pa., for the Bulldogs.

October 17, 2012
Bulldogs Face Two Matches In Philadelphia
Butler will continue a busy road stretch when it visits Philadelphia for a pair of Atlantic 10 Conference matches. The Bulldogs will visit league-leading Temple for a 2:30 p.m. match on Friday, Oct. 19 and then travel across town to face Saint Joseph’s at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21.

October 16, 2012
No. 11 Indiana Tops Butler
Eriq Zavaleta broke a scoreless deadlock midway through the first half and Nikita Kotlov added a second half score to lift No. 11 to a 2-0 victory over visiting Butler in a state match at Armstrong Stadium on Tuesday (Oct. 16) evening. The match was Butler’s final non-conference test of the season.

October 14, 2012
Rams Score On Set Piece To Down Butler
A bizarre goal on a corner kick was the day's only score as VCU beat the Butler men's soccer team 1-0 on Sunday.

October 12, 2012
Bulldogs Blow Out Richmond 6-0
The Butler men's soccer coaching staff challenged the team's forwards this week, asking for more scoring. The Bulldogs met the challenge, posting a 6-0 win over Richmond on Friday night.

October 12, 2012
Men's Soccer: Butler 6, Richmond 0
Video coverage of Butler men's soccer's 6-0 win over Richmond. Oct. 12, 2012.

October 11, 2012
Butler Hosts First Atlantic 10 Home Matches
Butler’s first home matches in the Atlantic 10 Conference will be against a pair of first-time foes. The Bulldogs will host Richmond on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. (ET), before taking on VCU in a league test on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. Both matches will be played in the Butler Bowl.

October 7, 2012
Butler Falls At No. 17 Xavier
Senior defender James Queree broke a 1-1 deadlock with just over seven minutes remaining to lift No. 17 Xavier to a 2-1 victory over visiting Butler in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Xavier University Soccer Complex on Sunday (Oct. 7). The match was the second conference contest for both teams

October 5, 2012
Second Half Sinks Butler At Dayton
Butler’s debut in the Atlantic 10 Conference was spoiled when host Dayton rallied for three goals in the second half and tagged the Bulldogs with a 3-1 setback at Baujan Field on Friday (Oct. 5) night. The match was the league-opener for both teams.

October 3, 2012
Butler Begins Atlantic 10 Conference Play
Butler will continue a three-match road stretch in Ohio and begin Atlantic 10 Conference play when it visits Dayton on Friday, Oct. 5. The 7 p.m. (ET) match will be played at Dayton’s Baujan Field. The Bulldogs will conclude their Ohio journey with a conference match at Xavier on Sunday, Oct. 7.

September 28, 2012
Men's Soccer Action Photos
Click here to see a photo gallery of recent action by the Butler men's soccer team.

September 26, 2012
Bulldogs Fall At Ohio State
Senior Austin McAnena scored his first three goals of the season and helped power host Ohio State to a 4-1 victory over Butler in a non-conference match at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Wednesday (Sept. 26). The setback snapped a three-match unbeaten streak for the Bulldogs.

September 25, 2012
Bulldogs Visit Ohio State For Non-League Contest
Butler will begin a tough three-match stretch in Ohio when it visits Ohio State for a non-conference tilt on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The match, Butler’s lone test this week, is slated for 7 p.m. (ET) at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

September 19, 2012
Butler Rolls Past Evansville
Junior Adam Glanzer gave Butler the lead just over three minutes into the match, and the Bulldogs never looked back while handing visiting Evansville a 3-0 setback in a non-conference match at the Butler Bowl on Wednesday (Sept. 19). It was the Bulldogs’ third straight win over the Aces.

September 18, 2012
Butler Hosts State Foe Evansville
Butler, facing a tough three-match stretch in Ohio, will make a brief stop at home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to host state foe Evansville. The non-conference match at the Butler Bowl will start at 7 p.m.

September 17, 2012
Bulldogs Place Three On Akron All-Tournament Team
Butler wound up placing second in the rugged Akron Tournament and the finish earned the Bulldogs three spots on the All-Tournament Team, when the four-team event concluded late Sunday night (Sept. 16).

September 16, 2012
Bulldogs Tie No. 10 St. John’s At Akron Tournament
For the second straight match, Butler played a nationally-ranked foe on even terms, and for the second consecutive contest the Bulldogs had to settle for a tie. Butler and No. 10 St. John’s battled through two overtime periods before ending with a 1-1 draw in the final round of the Akron Tournament on Sunday (Sept. 16).

September 14, 2012
Butler, #11 South Florida Tie At Akron Tournament
Butler rebounded from a first half deficit and stormed back with two second half goals to tie No. 11 South Florida, 2-2, in the first round of the Akron Tournament at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field on Friday (Sept. 14). It was Butler’s first match against a nationally-ranked opponent this season.

September 12, 2012
Butler Faces Top Foes At Akron Tournament
Butler will square off against two of the top teams in the nation when it travels to Akron, Ohio, to participate in the four-team University of Akron Tournament, Sept. 14-16. The Bulldogs will face South Florida in the first round of the tournament on Friday, Sept. 14, at 3:30 p.m. (ET) and then meet St. John’s at noon on Sunday, Sept. 16.

September 9, 2012
Bulldogs Fall To Central Arkansas
Butler staged a furious second-half attack, but came up short and dropped a 2-1 decision to Central Arkansas at the Butler Bowl on Sunday, Sept. 9. It was the first loss for the Bulldogs in four outings this season.

September 7, 2012
Butler-NKU Match Canceled
Severe weather in central Indiana brought an early end to the Butler-Northern Kentucky men’s soccer match at the Butler Bowl on Friday, Sept. 7. The non-conference contest was stopped because of lightning with just over six minutes remaining in the first half, and eventually cancelled.

September 5, 2012
Bulldogs Host Weekend Matches
Butler will close out its current three-match homestand with a pair of non-conference contests at the Butler Bowl. The Bulldogs, who opened the home stretch with a 2-0 victory over IUPUI, will host Northern Kentucky on Friday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. (ET), and Central Arkansas on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m.

August 28, 2012
Butler Tops Crosstown Foe IUPUI, 2-0
Sophomore Brandon Fricke broke a scoreless deadlock just under 55 minutes into the match and the Bulldogs added an insurance goal 20 minutes later to lift Butler to a 2-0 victory over IUPUI at the Butler Bowl on Tuesday (Aug. 28). The victory kept the Bulldogs (1-0-2) unbeaten on the young season.

August 27, 2012
Butler Begins Three-Match Homestand
Butler will play the first of three consecutive home matches when it hosts IUPUI in a non-conference contest on Tuesday, August 28. The Bulldogs’ first home match of 2012 is slated for 7 p.m. (ET) at the Butler Bowl.

August 26, 2012
Bulldogs Tie Second Match At VCU Classic
Butler scored its first goal of the young season and contributed to the opponents’ goal in a 1-1 tie against Bucknell in the final round of the VCU Nike Classic in Richmond, Va., on Sunday (Aug. 26). The Bulldogs tied both matches in the season-opening, four-team tournament.

August 24, 2012
Butler’s Season-Opener Ends In A Tie
Butler launched 16 shots, including seven on goal, but couldn’t find the back of the net and had to settle for a 0-0 tie against William & Mary in the opening round of the VCU Nike Classic in Richmond, Va., on Friday (Aug. 24). The double-overtime match was the season-opener for both teams.

August 23, 2012
Bulldogs Open 2012 Campaign At VCU Tournament
Butler will open the 2012 men’s soccer campaign on the field of an Atlantic 10 foe, but not against a conference opponent. The Bulldogs will begin regular season play on Friday, August 24, at 5 p.m. (ET) against William & Mary in the opening match of the VCU/Nike Classic in Richmond, Va.

August 19, 2012
Butler Plays To 2-2 Exhibition Draw
Butler started strongly and then held off a charging Oakland team to record a 2-2 tie in a men’s soccer exhibition match at the Butler Bowl on Sunday (Aug. 19). The preseason match was declared a draw without an overtime period.

August 2, 2012
Bulldogs Picked Seventh In Atlantic 10
Butler, preparing for its first season in the Atlantic 10 Conference, has been picked to finish in a tie for seventh place in the league, according to the 2012 A-10 Preseason Men’s Soccer Poll released by the league office on Thursday, Aug. 2. The annual preseason poll was compiled by a vote of the league’s 16 men’s soccer head coaches.

July 11, 2012
Butler Completes Men’s Soccer Recruiting Class
Butler men’s soccer coach Paul Snape wrapped up his 2012 recruiting class with the signing of five incoming freshmen and two transfers. The seven new players will join 17 returning Bulldogs on the 2012 squad this fall.

July 5, 2012
Eight New Foes On 2012 Butler Men’s Soccer Schedule
The Butler men’s soccer team will be challenged in 2012 by eight new opponents, an entirely new conference and one of the toughest schedules in recent school history. The Bulldogs’ 19-match slate will feature eight home contests, including a visit from 2011 NCAA Division I national runner-up Charlotte.