Butler University Launches Official Athletic Site As Part Of The FANSonly Network

Feb. 26, 2002

Indianapolis, Ind. - The Butler University athletic department, in conjunction with Student Advantage's FANSonly Network, is expanding efforts to provide fans with complete coverage of Bulldog athletics through the launch of a comprehensive official athletic website located at ButlerSports.com. The site, which launched today, is the only official source of information, merchandise, tickets, multimedia and more directly from the Bulldogs' athletic department.

The Butler University official athletic website will provide Bulldog fans with complete information on all Bulldog sports. Also included are photos, audio and video clips, event coverage, rosters, schedules and interactive promotions and games. Throughout the year, the site will also offer opportunities to interact online with Bulldog players and coaches.

"FANSonly has a proven track record in supporting intercollegiate athletic web sites." Said John Parry, Butler director of athletics. "Butler is excited about the opportunity to utilize the support and tools of FANSonly to provide an expanded, up-to-date web site that can better serve our needs."

"We are excited to have Butler University join the FANSonly Network," said Jeff Cravens, FANSonly Network's Vice President and General Manager. "ButlerSports.com is the complete destination for Butler fans to follow their favorite Bulldog teams. The power of the Internet has become a vital part of any athletic department's marketing, promotional and information efforts, and it is a credit to Butler that they are taking full advantage of it."

Through ButlerSports.com, computer users will be able to access virtually anything they would want to know regarding Butler athletics. Live game coverage, player and coach biographies, statistics and special coach and student-athlete profiles will be a on the site on a regular basis. The site will also include a feature for fans to register for updates to be delivered to the registrant's email account on a weekly basis.

The site is part of the FANSonly Network, which will help distribute Butler news and information through its hub site located at www.fansonly.com. The FANSonly Network is regularly measured as a top-10 sports site by Media Metrix and now is the home to over 120 Official Athletic Sites.

About Student Advantage's FANSonly Network
Student Advantage's FANSonly Network is the most popular college sports destination on the Internet. The FANSonly Network provides online brand management and content delivery to more than 120 university athletic departments in the country, through the publishing of Official Athletic Sites. FANSonly.com serves as the network hub, providing comprehensive information on collegiate sports, including in-depth statistical packages and analysis, information on collegiate recruiting, and team pages for every NCAA Division I school. For a complete list of official network partners on the web, go to www.fansonly.com/oas.