- BIG EAST Announces Team Academic Excellence Awards
NEW YORK – The BIG EAST Conference has announced the 22 teams that have been recognized with 2016-17 Team Academic Excellence Awards for having the highest collective grade-point averages in each conference sport. The Butler women's golf team excelled in the classroom with a 3.76 team grade-point average, and therefore were honored with the recognition.
- Paradise Jam Game Times and Streaming Released
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – All games for the upcoming 2017 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam will stream online exclusively at FloHoops.com, tournament directors announced Wednesday. The announcement includes official tip-off times for all 16 games of the men's and women's tournaments at the 18th annual Paradise Jam, held Nov. 17-25, 2017 at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. FloHoops will stream all of the tournament games live at www.FloHoops.com.
- Bennett and Pettus Named to 2016-17 NABC Honors Court
Seniors Steven Bennett and Trey Pettus were recognized among those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The NABC announced its 2016-17 NABC Honors Court on Tuesday, July 18.
- @ButlerMBB Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
NABC Release (includes full listing of teams) - PDF
- Four @ButlerUGolf Bulldogs Recognized as All-American Scholars
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced this week with a total of 952 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. Lauren Tibbets, Rachel Gathof, Kelsey McDougall and Betsy Werner represent Butler on the team.
- Kayla Fortner Named @ButlerSoftball Assistant Coach
Kayla Fortner has joined the Butler softball staff as an assistant coach. Head coach Scott Hall made the announcement Thursday, July 6.
- Neshek Headed to All-Star Game
NEW YORK -- Pat Neshek joined the Phillies in the offseason as a self-described salary dump. But following a stellar performance on a team with the worst record in baseball, Neshek learned Sunday that he will be the Phillies' lone representative on the National League All-Star team. He is 2-2 with a 1.39 ERA in 35 appearances. It is the sixth-best ERA among NL relievers.
- Godlevske Lands Penn State Transfer Ashanti Thomas
INDIANAPOLIS – 6-4 center Ashanti Thomas will join the Butler women's basketball program for the 2017-18 season, an announcement made by head coach Kurt Godlevske on Friday, June 30. Thomas spent the first two years of her collegiate career playing for Penn State Lady Lions. She will sit out the 2017-18 season due to the NCAA transfer rule, but will have two seasons of eligibility remaining for the Bulldogs.
- Godlevske Adds VCU Transfer Katherine Strong
INDIANAPOLIS – Butler head coach Kurt Godlevske is pleased to announce the addition of Katherine Strong to the women's basketball program. Strong spent the first two seasons of her collegiate career at VCU. She will sit out the 2017-18 season due to the NCAA transfer rule, but will be eligible to play for the Bulldogs the following season.
- VIDEO: LaVall Jordan's First Practice as Butler Head Coach
Highlights from Butler's practice on Tuesday, June 27. It marked the first practice as Butler head coach for LaVall Jordan as well as the first practice for Christian David, Aaron Thompson, Cooper Neese, Jerald Gillens-Butler, and Campbell Donovan.
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