- Chris Holtmann Awarded Contract Extension At Butler
Butler head Coach Chris Holtmann, who guided the Bulldogs to a very successful men’s basketball campaign in 2014-15, has been awarded a contract extension. The new deal signed by Holtmann extends the coach’s contract through the 2020-21 season.
- Indiana State to Host Butler on Tuesday
The red hot Butler baseball team will return to action on Tuesday with a mid-week matchup against in-state rival Indiana State. The Bulldogs enter the contest on a nine-game winning streak, the longest winning streak in school history.
- Purdue Falls at Butler 5-3
Just hours after sweeping a Saturday doubleheader at Alexander Field, the Bulldogs returned to the diamond this time to host Purdue as the two teams came together for game three of the weekend series. Butler scored five runs through the opening three innings to grab a lead, and the advantage would hold true for the remainder of the game as they ended the day with a 5-3 victory.
- Butler Falls To St. John’s In Series Finale
St. John’s broke up a pitchers’ duel with three runs in the top of the fifth inning and went on to post a 5-1 victory over Butler in the final game of a three-game BIG EAST series at the Butler Softball Field on Sunday (March 29). The win gave the Red Storm a sweep of the series.
- ‘Dawgs Stay Hot with Doubleheader Sweep at Purdue
The Butler baseball team is now 11-14 overall after sweeping a Saturday doubleheader at Purdue. The Bulldogs took game one by the final score of 4-0 and dominated the action in game two 13-1.
- Late Rallies Sink Bulldogs In Home Debut
Visiting St. John’s used a pair of late rallies to sweep a BIG EAST doubleheader against Butler, playing at home for the first time this season, on Saturday, March 28. The Red Storm captured the first game at the Butler Softball Field, 3-2, and then completed the twinbill sweep with a 6-4 victory in the second contest.
- Hudec, Weatherford Lead Butler At Nikoloff Invitational
Senior Nicole Hudec and sophomore Colleen Weatherford captured individual titles and paced Butler at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational, which wrapped up on Saturday, March 28, in Cincinnati.
- Bulldogs Split Weekend Action
The Butler women’s tennis team defeated South Dakota on Friday 4-3, but took a 7-0 loss to conference foe Marquette on Saturday morning. The Bulldogs are now 5-14 overall, which includes a 3-6 mark at home.
- Kellen Dunham, Roosevelt Jones Named NABC All-District V
Butler juniors Kellen Dunham and Roosevelt Jones, who helped lead the Bulldogs to a 23-11 campaign and a berth in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, were named to the ten-player NABC Division I All-District V Team, released by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Friday (March 27). The 25 All-District teams announced were selected by member coaches of the NABC.
- Bulldogs and Boilermakers to Take the Diamond this Weekend
A pair of 9-14 teams will battle over the weekend in a three-game series which will feature Purdue hosting a doubleheader on Saturday followed by Butler hosting a single game on Sunday afternoon. The original schedule called for single games on Friday and Saturday at Purdue, but freezing temperatures in the West Lafayette area moved the games to a Saturday doubleheader.
- Bulldogs Head To Oliver Nickoloff Invitational
Butler will send its men’s and women’s track and field squads to Cincinnati this weekend to compete in the Oliver Nickoloff Invitational. It will be the second outdoor meet of the season for the Bulldogs.
- Women’s Tennis to Begin BIG EAST Action
The Butler women’s tennis team will host two matches this weekend at the BU Outdoor Courts. Butler’s final test before the start of BIG EAST action will come against South Dakota on Friday at 4 p.m. The 2015 BIG EAST home opener will follow on Saturday with Butler hosting Marquette at 11 a.m.
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