April 13, 2012
Bulldog Women's Soccer Signs Six
The Butler women's soccer program has added six new freshman players during the spring signing period. Ellie Gabriel, Mackenzie Hopkins, Sophia Maccagnone, Natalie Nusinow, Addison Schaar and Vanessa Staublin will take the field for the Bulldogs this coming fall.
April 5, 2012
Butler Women's Soccer Prep Camp - July 7
The Butler women's soccer program will be hosting a prep camp Saturday, July 7 at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $100 and the first 40 campers to sign up will receive a spot. Click here to download the camp flyer.
February 28, 2012
Women's Soccer Spring Schedule
Click here to see the Butler women's soccer team's spring schedule. BU will be taking on IUPUI, UIndy and IU in exhibition play this spring.
February 8, 2012
Butler Soccer Prep Camp Sold Out
The Butler women's soccer program has announced its prep camp set for Saturday, March 3 is sold out. To get on a waiting list in case spots open, contact assistant coach Ric Huffman.
December 12, 2011
Butler Women's Soccer Prep Camp - March 3
The Butler women's soccer program will host a prep camp at the Butler Bowl Saturday, March 3. The camp will run 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the fee is $100.
November 7, 2011
Ventimiglia, Hafele Named To Horizon League All-Tournament Team
Sophomores Jackie Hafele and Anna Ventimiglia were picked for the Horizon League Women's Soccer Championship All-Tournament Team. The Bulldogs, the tourney's No. 6 seed, fell 1-0 in the semifinal to eventual champion Milwaukee.
November 4, 2011
No. 15 Milwaukee Holds Off Butler 1-0
Milwaukee's Helen Steinhauser scored in the first half and UWM held off the Butler women's soccer team 1-0 in the semifinal of the Horizon League Women's Soccer Championship. It was only the second time this year a team from the Horizon League has played to within one goal of Milwaukee.
November 3, 2011
Women's Soccer Tournament Central
The Butler women's soccer team will play regular season champ Milwaukee Friday evening at 8 p.m. ET. Fans can get all of the women's soccer tourney information here at the tourney central site.
November 1, 2011
Bulldogs Advance Past Valpo In PKs
The Butler women's soccer team will play on. After 110 minutes and eight rounds of PKs, the Bulldogs moved past Valparaiso and into Friday's Horizon League Soccer Championship semifinal. The match officially is a 2-2 tie, and Butler will play at No. 1 seed Milwaukee this weekend.
October 31, 2011
Griswold, Kotsakis Earn All-Horizon League Honors
Two forwards from Butler women's soccer earned All-Horizon League recognition, as junior Katie Griswold was named first team All-Horizon League and freshman Elise Kotsakis was a second-team pick. Kotsakis was also voted to the league's all-newcomer team.
October 28, 2011
Loyola Slips Past Butler, 2-1
Visiting Loyola jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first half and then held off a relentless Butler attack in the second half to post a 2-1 Horizon League victory at the Butler Bowl on Friday (Oct. 28) evening. It was the final regular season match for both teams.
October 27, 2011
Senior Day: Butler Hosting Loyola Friday
The Butler women's soccer is back at home this weekend, hosting Loyola Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. ET. The match will be Senior Day for BU's lone senior, goalkeeper Natalie Galovska.
October 23, 2011
Bulldogs Beat Green Bay 2-0
The Butler women's soccer team scored once in each half to defeat Green Bay 2-0 in a key league road win Sunday afternoon. Freshman Stephanie Kaylor and junior Katie Griswold each scored a goal to lead the Bulldogs to the win.
October 21, 2011
Bulldogs At Green Bay This Weekend
The Butler women's soccer will try to get back on the winning track when it takes on Green Bay Sunday, Oct. 23 at Green Bay's Santaga Stadium. The Bulldogs, currently sixth in the Horizon League standings, need a win to stay in the race to earn a berth into the Horizon League Soccer Championship.
October 19, 2011
Valpo, Elements Edge Butler 1-0
Butler had twice as many shots and three times as many corner kicks, but the Bulldog women's soccer team was edged by Valparaiso 1-0 Wednesday afternoon. The match was played in rain and cold with winds faster than 30 mph.
October 18, 2011
Pink Soccer Jerseys For Sale
Butler fans can help the Butler women's soccer program fight breast cancer. Pink game-worn soccer jerseys are for sale for $40. Fans can make checks payable to Butler Women's Soccer.
October 15, 2011
No. 12 Milwaukee Beats Butler
A brief stretch of play in the second half was the difference as 12th-ranked Milwaukee defeated the Butler women's soccer team, 4-1, Saturday night at the Butler Bowl. Freshman Elise Kotsakis scored in the second half for the Bulldogs.
October 13, 2011
2010 Title Rematch: Butler vs. Milwaukee
The Butler women's soccer, with 10 days of rest behind them, will take on league-leading Milwaukee Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Butler Bowl. The match will be a remake of last season's Horizon League Soccer Championship final, which was won by UWM.
October 5, 2011
Vikings Edge BU, 1-0
Cleveland State's Natalie Daniels scored exactly 10 minutes into the match and the Butler women's soccer team couldn't find the equalizer in a 1-0 CSU win Wednesday afternoon at the Butler Bowl.
October 1, 2011
Bulldogs Pick Up 2-1 Road Win
Playing on the road in bad weather and without four regulars, the Butler women's soccer team showed Bulldog-like tenacity in a 2-1 win at Youngstown State Saturday afternoon. Junior Katie Griswold and freshman Kelly Mahoney each scored in the first half for Butler.
September 30, 2011
Let's Give Goalkeeper A Try
Natalie Galovska, the lone senior on the 2011 Butler women's soccer team, came to BU to help the Bulldogs reach their goals. To do that, she had to go back to playing a position she hadn't played since she was 12 years old.
September 29, 2011
Butler, Xavier Play To A Tie
At times playing its best soccer of the season, the Butler women's soccer team led 2-0 before settling for a 2-2 tie vs. Xavier Thursday night at the Butler Bowl. Sophomore Jackie Hafele and freshman Elise Kotsakis scored first-half goals for the Bulldogs.
September 28, 2011
Butler Women's Soccer Hosting Xavier Thursday Night
Coming off a big win against Wright State, the Butler women's soccer team will play twice this weekend. BU hosts Xavier Thursday evening at the Butler Bowl before leaving for Youngstown State.
September 24, 2011
Kotsakis' Goal The Difference In Win Over Wright State
Freshman Elise Kotsakis scored in the 39th minute and the Bulldogs made the lead stand in a 1-0 victory over Wright State Saturday evening at the Butler Bowl. The match was historic in that it was the first night soccer match at the 83-year-old stadium.
September 21, 2011
Saturday Night Lights: Bulldogs Host Raiders
In the first night soccer match in Butler Bowl history, the Butler women's soccer team will host Wright State Saturday, Sept. 24 under the newly-installed lights. BU's match with WSU is part of "Triple Dawg Dare", a Bulldog football, men's soccer and women's soccer tripleheader.
September 18, 2011
Detroit Edges Butler, 2-1
Junior Katie Griswold scored in the second half but the Butler women's soccer team allowed two goals prior to that in a 2-1 loss at Detroit on Sunday afternoon. The match was the Horizon League opener for both teams.
September 16, 2011
Milam Sinks Winning Goal In Double OT Win
Junior Claire Milam scored in the 105th minute to lift the Butler women's soccer team to a 3-2 double-overtime win at Oakland Friday evening. The Bulldogs were down 2-0 in the 48th minute but out-lasted the Grizzlies until Milam's goal in double OT.
September 11, 2011
Late Goal Sinks BU In 2OT
Louisville's Katie Walz scored the game-winner after 100:48 of soccer to down the Butler women's soccer team, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at Kentucky's tournament. The Bulldogs and Cardinals were statistically even on the day, but Walz's late goal was the difference.
September 9, 2011
Butler Drops Kentucky Tournament Match
Despite an overwhelming advantage in shots, Butler dropped a hard-fought 1-0 decision to Southeast Missouri State in the opening round of the Tropical Smoothie Invitational, hosted by the University of Kentucky, on Friday (Sept. 9). The Bulldogs will face Louisville on Sunday (Sept. 11) in the tournament's final round.
September 8, 2011
Butler To Play Twice At Kentucky Invitational
The Butler women's soccer team, winner of three of its last four, will travel to Kentucky to play in UK's Tropical Smoothie Invitational. BU opens the weekend Friday, Sept. 9 against SEMO and will play Louisville on Sunday.
September 4, 2011
Bulldogs Start Slow, Strike Fast In 3-2 Win At EIU
The Butler women's soccer team scored three goals over a span of 15:07 in the second half to post a 3-2 comeback win at Eastern Illinois Sunday afternoon.
September 2, 2011
Hafele's Header Gives Bulldogs 2-1 Win
Sophomore Jackie Hafele scored on a header on a corner kick with 45 seconds remaining in regulation to lead the Butler women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over Eastern Michigan Friday afternoon. Freshman Stephanie Kaylor assisted on the game-winner.
September 1, 2011
Bulldogs Host EMU, Travel To EIU This Weekend
In splitting two matches, the Butler women's soccer team made some strides as a team last weekend. The Bulldogs will try to keep the positive momentum this weekend when it hosts Eastern Michigan Friday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. at the Butler Bowl. Butler then travels to Eastern Illinois Sunday afternoon.
August 28, 2011
Bulldogs Edged By No. 24 Oregon State In OT
Junior Katie Griswold gave the Bulldogs an early lead, but Oregon State's Haley Shaw scored in the 95th minute to give OSU a 2-1 overtime win over the Butler women's soccer team Sunday afternoon.
August 26, 2011
Kotsakis Buries Game-Winner At Indiana State
A goal by freshman Elise Kotsakis in the 68th minute and a shutout defensive effort by the Butler women's soccer team gave BU a 1-0 win at Indiana State Friday evening. The Bulldogs are now 2-1-0 heading into a Sunday showdown against Oregon State.
August 24, 2011
Butler Women's Soccer Prep Camp - October 9
The Butler women's soccer program will be hosting a prep camp Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Butler Bowl. Email assistant coach Ric Huffman or call 317-940-6496 for more information.
August 21, 2011
Bulldogs Drop Season's First Road Match
Junior Katie Griswold buried a PK at 27:53 for the day's lone goal in a 6-1 loss at Indiana Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs, who won 4-0 at home on Friday, are now 1-1-0 on the young season.
August 19, 2011
Bulldogs Open Season With 4-0 Win
Junior Rachael Melendez scored twice in the first 14 minutes and the Butler women's soccer team used a fast attack to rout Madonna University, 4-0, Friday in the team's season opener. Sophomore Mary Allen added two assists for the Dawgs, who had 22 shots on the evening.
August 17, 2011
Young Bulldogs Aiming For League Title In 2011
With another year of experience, Butler is fielding a young 2011 squad with high expectations and NCAA Tournament aspirations. Click here for the 2011 women's soccer season preview.
August 14, 2011
Milam's Game-Winner Gives BU Win At Kansas
Junior Claire Milam scored the game-winning goal in the 94th minute and the Butler women's soccer team defeated Kansas in overtime, 3-2. The Bulldogs rallied from a 2-0 deficit for the exhibition victory.
August 10, 2011
Bulldogs Fall, 3-2, In Exhibition
Juniors Katie Griswold and Rachel Scott each scored a goal but the Butler women's soccer team dropped a 3-2 exhibition decision at IPFW Wednesday night.
August 9, 2011
Bulldogs Open 2011 With Pair Of Exhibitions
At the beginning of each school year, the Butler women's soccer team is the first Bulldog squad to compete. Coming off a league championship season, Butler will play two exhibition road matches to start the 2011-12 athletics calendar.
August 5, 2011
Bulldogs Picked Second In HL Women's Soccer Preseason Poll
The Butler women's soccer team, which went 6-2-0 in league play and hosted the league championship last year, has been picked second in the Horizon League's women's soccer preseason poll. BU shared last year's regular season title with Milwaukee, who was voted as the favorite in the poll.
August 1, 2011
BU Women's Soccer Holding Open Tryout
The Butler women's soccer team will be holding an open tryout for Butler female students Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 a.m. The Bulldogs went 6-2-0 in the Horizon League and won the regular season title last season.
July 6, 2011
Defending League Champ Women's Soccer Finalizes Schedule
The Butler women's soccer team will defend its 2010 Horizon League regular season title with a challenging schedule that will feature eight home matches and trips to Kansas, Indiana and Kentucky.