Indianapolis, Ind. - Butler kicks off its 2009 spring season this weekend when it heads to Cincinnati, Ohio, for a 5:00 p.m. match against Xavier. The Bulldogs will play a total of five games this spring, including a contest in the Butler Bowl against Iowa State and a battle with in-state rival Evansville at Kuntz Stadium.
After opening the slate against the Musketeers on Saturday (March 21), the Bulldogs welcome the Cyclones to town on March 28 for a 1:00 p.m. match in the Butler Bowl.
The Bulldogs remain in Indianapolis a week later when they take on the Purple Aces at Kuntz Stadium on April 4 at 1:00 p.m.
Butler closes the slate on the road, returning to Cincinnati on April 5 to face the Bearcats before trekking to Muncie, Ind., on April 11 to play Ball State.