May 10, 2011
Butler Volleyball Camp Update
Summer is almost here so be sure to reserve your spot in one of several Butler volleyball camps this summer. Click here to see which summer camps are available.
April 22, 2011
Rally For A Bulldog In Need - Candice Washington
Candice Washington, a 2005 Butler alum and former volleyball player, needs your help. Click here for more.
April 12, 2011
Butler Volleyball Adds 4-Player 2011 Class
The Butler volleyball program has added four incoming standout players for the upcoming season. Stephanie Kranda, Kelly Kyle, Belle Obert and Jadyn Yarling will join the Bulldogs as freshmen for the 2011 season.
April 7, 2011
Bulldog Volleyball Preps For Spring Schedule
The Butler volleyball team, the defending Horizon League champion, is set to play three dates in April. The Bulldogs begin their first spring competition with a home tournament against IUPUI and Akron in Hinkle Fieldhouse on April 9.
January 11, 2011
BU Volleyball Enjoys Championship Season
Championships, awards and records. The Butler volleyball team enjoyed its finest season in more than a decade in 2010: winning a league championship, advancing to NCAA tourney play and setting several records along the way. Butler ended the year with a 21-10 record.
December 15, 2010
BU's Jessica Wolfe Named AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
Butler senior Jessica Wolfe has been named All-American honorable mention by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). It is her second time receiving honorable mention status from the nation's volleyball coaches, and she is the second Butler volleyball player to receive All-American status twice.
December 8, 2010
Wolfe And Bamiro Garner AVCA All-Region Recognition
Following a championship season and an NCAA appearance, the honors keep pouring in for the Butler volleyball team. Senior Jessica Wolfe and junior Maureen Bamiro were named AVCA All-Midwest Region.
December 3, 2010
Bulldogs Fall To #14 Dayton In NCAA First Round
One of the best seasons in Butler volleyball history came to an end Friday night, as the Horizon League champion Bulldogs lost to 14th-seeded Dayton, 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Championship. Seniors Jessica Wolfe (11 kills) and Katie Daprile (17 digs) led BU.
December 2, 2010
Horizon League Champion BU At Dayton For NCAAs
The Horizon League champion Butler volleyball team will make its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 13 years when it takes on No. 14 seed Dayton Friday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Should the Bulldogs advance, they will take on the Ohio State-Lipscomb winner Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
December 1, 2010
NCAA Volleyball Tickets Available
Tickets are available for this weekend as the Bulldog volleyball team plays in the NCAA Tournament at Dayton. All-session tickets are available and single-session tickets go on sale Friday (Dec. 3) morning.
November 28, 2010
Tourney Time: Volleyball Taking On Dayton Friday Night
The Horizon League champion Butler volleyball team will open NCAA Tournament play at No. 14 seed Dayton Friday, Dec. 3 at UD's Frericks Center. It is Butler's first NCAA appearance since 1997, and second overall.
November 21, 2010
CHAMPIONS! BU Volleyball Wins Horizon League
The Butler volleyball team swept Valparaiso Sunday afternoon, claiming the 2010 Horizon League Volleyball Championship. It is the team's first league title since 1997. Butler will learn its NCAA Tournament fate Sunday, Nov. 28.
November 20, 2010
Bulldogs Beat CSU, Advance To League Title Match
The Butler volleyball team is one win away from a championship. The Bulldogs got 24 kills and 24 digs from senior Jessica Wolfe and out-lasted Cleveland State, 3-2, Saturday afternoon in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship semifinal.
November 18, 2010
BU Volleyball Plays At League Tourney As No. 2 Seed
The Butler volleyball team has the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in this week’s Horizon League Volleyball Championship. The Bulldogs, who led the standings for several weeks during the regular season, will take on either Cleveland State, Valparaiso or Green Bay during Saturday’s semifinal at 4:30 p.m. ET.
November 17, 2010
5 Bulldogs Earn All-Horizon League Honors
Three Butler volleyball players earned All-Horizon League honors and two BU freshmen were named to the league's all-newcomer team. Jessica Wolfe, Maureen Bamiro and Katie Daprile were all named to the 14-player All-Horizon League team while Maggie Harbison and Claire Randich captured all-newcomer status.
November 15, 2010
Daprile And Wolfe Capture League Player Of The Week Honors
Butler volleyball seniors Katie Daprile and Jessica Wolfe were named Horizon League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. The two seniors helped the Bulldogs to a 2-0 record in the season's final weekend.
November 13, 2010
Bulldogs Down Cleveland State, 3-1
Butler volleyball's senior class went out in style, leading the Bulldogs to a 3-1 win over Cleveland State Saturday afternoon. Jessica Wolfe led the team with 21 kills and 20 digs, while Katie Daprile recorded 26 digs.
November 12, 2010
Bulldogs Roll Youngstown State, 3-0
The Butler volleyball team hit .297 and made quick work of Youngstown State Friday evening, 3-0, at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Junior Maureen Bamiro led the Bulldogs with 13 kills.
November 11, 2010
Volleyball: Saturday Update
Click here for important information regarding the start time for Butler volleyball's match against Cleveland State Saturday, Nov. 13. The match will start shortly after the men's basketball game, which starts at 2 p.m.
November 10, 2010
Volleyball Closes Regular Season At Home This Weekend
Having clinched a top 3 seed in the Horizon League tourney, the Butler volleyball team concludes its regular season this weekend at home against Youngstown State and Cleveland State. With two wins, the Bulldogs can secure second place in the league and the No. 2 seed in the tournament.
November 6, 2010
Butler Drops 3-1 Match To Milwaukee
Milwaukee defeated the Butler women's volleyball team, 3-1, Saturday afternoon, clinching the Horizon League regular season title in the process. The Bulldogs got a match-high 19 kills and 12 digs from senior Jessica Wolfe in the loss.
November 5, 2010
Bulldogs Fall To Green Bay, 3-1
Junior Maureen Bamiro had 18 kills and senior Katie Daprile had 25 digs but the Butler volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Green Bay Friday night. It was BU's first league home loss and snapped the team's eight-match winning streak.
November 3, 2010
Bulldogs Host Key League Weekend
A big weekend of league play looms for the Butler volleyball team. In the season’s second-to-last set, BU welcomes Green Bay and Milwaukee to Hinkle Fieldhouse - potentially with first place in the league standings on the line.
October 29, 2010
Bulldogs Rally Past UIC, 3-1
The Butler volleyball team continued its run through the Horizon League regular season with a 3-1 victory at UIC Friday night. After dropping the first set, BU rolled in the next three. Senior Jessica Wolfe has 22 kills and sophomore Gina Vera had 50 assists and 15 digs to lead the Bulldogs.
October 28, 2010
Bulldogs Rout Chicago State In 3
The Butler volleyball team hit .421 and made quick work of Chicago State Thursday evening, 3-0, at CSU's Dickens Center. Butler is now 16-7 on the season and will head to UIC Friday night.
October 27, 2010
League-Leading Bulldogs Play 2 In Chicago
The Butler volleyball team will travel to Chicago for a pair of matches this weekend, including a tilt at UIC that will be the team’s last Horizon League road match. The Bulldogs have won six straight and 11 of the last 12.
October 22, 2010
Bulldogs Outlast Wright State, 3-2
Senior Jessica Wolfe had 19 kills and 15 digs and the Butler volleyball team held off a Wright State rally to win, 3-2, Friday night. The Bulldogs are now 10-1 in the league and maintain their hold on first place in the league standings.
October 19, 2010
Bulldogs Take First Place Standing To Wright State
At 9-1, the Butler volleyball team is the outright leader for first place in the Horizon League standings. The Bulldogs will try to keep the conference lead when it heads to Wright State Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. The match’s live video stream can be found on ButlerSports.com.
October 16, 2010
Butler Defeats Loyola, Improves To 9-1
The Butler volleyball team overcame a slow start and rolled in the fourth set to defeat Loyola, 3-1, Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The win was No. 170 for head coach Sharon Clark, setting the school wins record. Senior Jessica Wolfe led BU with 16 kills and 12 digs.
October 15, 2010
Butler Rolls Past Valparaiso, 3-0
The Butler women's volleyball team began the second half of its Horizon League season like much of the first half, defeating Valparaiso 3-0 Friday evening at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Junior Maureen Bamiro led the league-leading Bulldogs with 14 kills on .500 hitting.
October 13, 2010
League-Leading Bulldogs Host Valpo, Loyola
The Butler volleyball team, coming off four straight road matches last week, hosts Valparaiso and Loyola at Hinkle Fieldhouse this weekend. The Bulldogs are currently tied for first in the Horizon League standings with Milwaukee at 7-1. Fans are encouraged to wear pink for breast cancer awareness.
October 11, 2010
Wolfe Claims Offensive Player of the Week Award
Senior Jessica Wolfe has been named Horizon League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week after leading Butler to three league road wins last week. It is the second time this season and the third time in her career she was won the award.
October 10, 2010
BU Finishes Wisconsin Sweep With 3-2 Win At Green Bay
The Butler volleyball team finished its week-long swing of road matches Sunday with a 3-2 win at Green Bay. The Bulldogs won three of the four road contests and are now 7-1 in league play, keeping pace for first place in the Horizon League standings.
October 9, 2010
Bulldogs Back In First Place, Defeat Milwaukee 3-2
Senior Jessica Wolfe had a season-high 26 kills and 14 digs and the Butler women's volleyball team outlasted Milwaukee, 3-2, Saturday evening. The win forced a three-way tie for first at the top of the Horizon League standings.
October 7, 2010
Volleyball Faces Pivotal Road Weekend
The Butler volleyball team, which has six of its last seven, can make a run at the top spot in the Horizon League standings this weekend with two matches in Wisconsin. BU plays league leader Milwaukee Saturday afternoon in a pivotal contest before playing at Green Bay the next day.
October 6, 2010
Bulldogs Cruise Past YSU, 3-0
Sophomore Gina Vera handed out 32 assists to a balanced BU attack and the Butler volleyball team hit .274 in a 3-0 win over Youngstown State Wednesday evening. The win helps Butler keep pace for second in the Horizon League standings.
October 5, 2010
Vikings Halt BU's Win Streak
The Butler volleyball team saw its five-match win streak come to an end Tuesday night, as the Bulldogs lost a 3-0 decision at Cleveland State. Despite the loss, Butler is still tied for first place in the loss column in the Horizon League standings.
October 2, 2010
Defense Lifts Butler Past UIC, 3-0
The best offense was a good defense for the Butler volleyball team, as the Bulldogs raced past UIC, 3-0, Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse. A couple of key blocks and some acrobatic digs helped BU improve to 4-0 in Horizon League play.
September 29, 2010
3-0 Bulldogs Host UIC Saturday After Football Game
The Butler volleyball team, which has won four straight and six of seven, will aim for a 4-0 start in league play for the first time since 2004 when it hosts UIC Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse at 4 p.m. The match will be about one hour after Butlers home football game and all fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
September 27, 2010
Maureen Bamiro Named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week
Junior Maureen Bamiro was tabbed Horizon League Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after a pair of Butler home victories last week. It is the first career honor for Bamiro.
September 27, 2010
Volleyball's Locks Of Love A Success
The Butler volleyball team's Locks of Love event on Friday (Sept. 24) was a success. Seventeen people donated a total of 140 inches of hair for wigs for children battling cancer, and the team also collected cash donations.
September 24, 2010
Bulldogs Hold Off Raiders For Third-Straight League Win, 3-1
Middle blocker Maureen Bamiro paced Butler with 13 kills and a season-high seven blocks, three other players posted double-doubles, and the Bulldogs (8-6, 3-0 Horizon League) held off the visiting Raiders, 25-21, 25-17, 17-25, 25-17, at Hinkle Fieldhouse Friday (Sept. 24) evening.
September 22, 2010
Bulldogs Host WSU, Locks Of Love Friday Night
The Butler volleyball team, which has won three straight and five of six, will aim for a 3-0 start in league play Friday night against Wright State at Hinkle Fieldhouse. There is a special Locks of Love promotion from 4-7 p.m. Team Supercuts will be at Hinkle to cut hair, which will be donated to cancer patients wigs.
September 21, 2010
Bulldogs Roll Past IUPUI, 3-0
Junior Maureen Bamiro led the Bulldogs with match highs of 16 kills and seven blocks as the Butler volleyball team blanked IUPUI, 3-0, Tuesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. BU volleyball has now won five of its last six matches.
September 20, 2010
Harbison Named Horizon League Defensive Player Of The Week
Freshman Maggie Harbison was selected as Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Butler volleyball team to a 2-0 start in league play. It is the first award of Harbison's BU career.
September 18, 2010
Bulldogs Outlast Valparaiso, 3-2
The Butler volleyball team finished its first weekend of Horizon League play with its second dramatic win in as many nights. One day after winning at Loyola in five sets, BU won at Valparaiso, 3-2, Saturday evening at the ARC.
September 17, 2010
Bulldogs Win At Loyola, 3-2
The Butler volleyball team held off a Loyola rally to win its Horizon League opener, 3-2, Friday night at LU's Alumni Gym in Chicago. The Bulldogs have now won three of their last four matches.
September 15, 2010
Volleyball Opens League Play At Loyola, Valpo
The Butler volleyball team will open Horizon League play in the Chicagoland area this weekend, playing at Loyola Friday, Sept. 17 and at Valparaiso the next day. Both matches will be streamed live on the Horizon League Network.
September 12, 2010
Wolfe, Bamiro Named All-Tournament At Butler Invite
Senior Jessica Wolfe and junior Maureen Bamiro were named to the all-tournament team after leading the BU volleyball team to a 2-1 record at the Butler Invitational on Sept. 10-11. The Bulldogs picked up a pair of 3-0 victories before losing a close match to Xavier in the final Saturday night.
September 11, 2010
Bulldogs Edged In 5 Sets By Xavier
The Butler volleyball team had a 2-1 match lead but Xavier rallied to defeat the Bulldogs in five sets Saturday evening in the finale of the Butler Invitational.
September 10, 2010
Bulldogs Rout UNCW, 3-0
The Butler volleyball team wasted no time taking control of Friday's Butler Invitational opener, leading from start to finish in a 3-0 sweep over UNC-Wilmington. BU will play Army this evening at 6 p.m.
September 10, 2010
Butler Sweeps Army, 3-0
A dominant defensive effort pushed the Butler volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Army Friday evening at the Butler Invitational at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The win made Butler 2-0 on the day, as the Bulldogs defeated UNC-Wilmington earlier in the day.
September 9, 2010
Volleyball Hosting Butler Invitational
Butler volleyball will welcome three teams into Hinkle Fieldhouse this weekend for the Butler Invitational. BU will play UNC-Wilmington and Army Friday, Sept. 10 and conclude the event vs. Xavier on Saturday.
September 5, 2010
Wolfe And Bamiro Named All-Tourney At Arizona
Senior Jessica Wolfe and junior Maureen Bamiro were selected to the all-tournament team at this weekend's Wildcat Classic at the University of Arizona. It marks the second time this year Wolfe has been voted to an all-tourney squad, while it's the first honor of the season for Bamiro.
September 4, 2010
BU Edged By Louisville In Arizona Finale
Senior Jessica Wolfe had a match-high 22 kills but the Butler volleyball team dropped a close 3-1 match to Louisville Saturday afternoon at Arizona's Wildcat Classic.
September 3, 2010
Bulldogs Split Pair Of Matches At Arizona
The Butler volleyball team continued tournament play against top-notch competition Friday at Arizona's Wildcat Classic, losing to Arizona but rallying for a 3-1 win over Cal State Bakersfield. BU continues play Saturday, Sept. 4 with a match vs. Louisville.
August 31, 2010
Bulldogs Sweep Marian, 3-0
The Butler volleyball team got a valuable learning experience Tuesday evening in Hinkle Fieldhouse. With 11 different Bulldogs seeing action and gaining playing time, BU picked up its first win of the season in a 3-0 win over crosstown foe Marian.
August 30, 2010
Butler Volleyball To Play 4 Matches This Week
Butler volleyball will play its first match at Hinkle Fieldhouse this season before heading to Arizona for three weekend matches. BU will host local foe Marian University Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. before playing Arizona, Cal State Bakersfield and Louisville Sept. 3-4.
August 30, 2010
Jessica Wolfe Named Horizon League Offensive Player Of The Week
Following an all-tournament team performance at Baylor during the season's opening weekend, Butler senior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe was named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. Wolfe averaged a league-best 4.75 kills and 4.88 points per set to during the season's first three matches.
August 29, 2010
Wolfe Named All-Tournament At Baylor
Senior Jessica Wolfe was voted to the all-tournament team at the Baylor University Classic this weekend. The 6-2 outside hitter posted 57 kills (4.75 per set) and 42 digs (3.50 per set) at the tourney.
August 28, 2010
Dawgs Edged By Stephen F. Austin, 3-2
Down two sets to none, the Butler volleyball team mounted a thrilling comeback to tie the match 2-2. However, the Bulldogs fell short in the fifth set against Stephen F. Austin, falling to 0-2 on the season's opening weekend.
August 27, 2010
Bulldog Volleyball Drops Season Opener, 3-1
Senior Jessica Wolfe had a double-double with 18 kills and 14 digs and senior Katie Daprile registered 20 digs, but the Butler volleyball team dropped its season opener, 3-1, Friday evening to SMU. The match was the first of three for Butler at Baylor's tournament.
August 25, 2010
BU Volleyball Opens At Baylor Tourney
The Butler volleyball team opens the 2010 season against stiff competition at the Baylor University Classic in Waco, Texas. The Bulldogs will play three matches Aug. 27-28 against three teams that had winning records in 2009. BUs season opener is Friday, Aug. 27 against SMU at 5 p.m. ET.
August 23, 2010
2010 Volleyball: Bring It Home To Hinkle
For the first time in the history of Horizon League volleyball, the regular season champion will host the league tournament, which adds a little more flame to the fire. The 2010 Bulldogs have made their intentions loud and clear: Bring the Horizon League tournament home to Hinkle Fieldhouse.
August 18, 2010
BU Volleyball Picked 4th In HL Preseason Poll
The Butler volleyball team was picked fourth in the Horizon Leagues preseason poll, which was announced Wednesday. The poll consisted of votes from each of the leagues nine volleyball head coaches.
August 4, 2010
Bulldog Volleyball Wraps Up Successful Camp Season
The Butler volleyball program wrapped up its 2010 camp series at the end of July after spending four weeks conducting the program's most successful camp experience yet. The camps including the Nike Volleyball Camp, Junior Bulldog Skills Camps, High School Team Camp, Volleyball/Basketball Combo Camp and a mini-clinic skills camp, allowing each camper to meet her specific needs.