Butler Sports Spotlight
Oct. 21, 2002
*Senior Michael Mariscalco became Butler's all-time assists leader in the Bulldogs' 3-0 victory over Loyola. Mariscalco had an assist on each of Butler's three goals, boosting his career total to 29 and breaking the previous Butler record of 27, held by Scott Lawler, 1989-92. He then tallied his 30th career assist against UW-Green Bay.
*Senior Mark Tucker ran the second-fastest time in Butler men's cross country history, while placing fifth at the Asics/Pacesetter Pre-Nationals. Tucker covered the 8K course in a career-best 23:56 and finished just six-tenths of a second behind Tom McArdle of Dartmouth in fourth place at the nationally-prominent meet.
*Junior Kevin Gill was named Horizon League Men's Tennis "Athlete of the Week" for his effort at the ITA All-American Meet. Gill posted a 2-1 record in singles play and then paired with his brother, Brandon, to advance to the quarterfinals of the Main Draw Consolation Bracket. It was the farthest any Butler athletes had advanced in the national meet.
*Senior Amy Morrison broke Butler's single season record for goals scored with a goal in Butler's victory over IPFW. The goal was her 14th of the season, breaking the previous mark of 13 that she shared with Joy Aschenbrener, 1996, and Beth Crauder, 1997. Morrison then tallied her 15th goal in Butler's victory at UW-Green Bay.
*Sophomore Justin Campbell set two Butler kickoff return records against San Diego. Campbell had the longest kickoff return in Butler history with a 94-yarder for a touchdown in the game, and he had 243 total kick return yards in the contest, breaking the previous record of 179 which he set earlier this season against Morehead State.
*Senior Melanie Macleod was named Horizon League Women's Golf "Athlete of the Week" for her performance at the Eastern Kentucky Invitational. Macleod tied for fourth in the tournament with round of 75 and 73. Her final round 73 broke the Butler school record of 74, set earlier this fall by senior Kristi Laskowski and junior Wendy Jo Kramer.
*Junior Colin Christie earned All-Tournament honors at the Eastern Illinois Ironhorse Invitational . He tied for fourth in the final individual standings with rounds of 73, 73 and one-under-par 71.