2013-14 Butler Swimming News

August 18, 2014
Stewart Announces Post-Season Swimming Awards
Butler swimming head coach Maurice Stewart recently announced post-season specialty awards from the 2013-14 season. Emma Green and Amanda Wagner shared the top honor of the after being named Co-MVPs.

July 10, 2014
Butler Swimming Earns Academic Honor from CSCAA
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams today which are supported by Nike Swim. The Bulldogs made the list by holding a 3.48 GPA which was tied for the 15th best grade point average in the nation.

February 22, 2014
Butler Places Sixth at BIG EAST Championships
The Butler Bulldogs competed in their first ever BIG EAST Swimming Championship event over the weekend at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology. BU finished the competition with 230.50 points placing them sixth overall.

February 21, 2014
Day Three Highlights from BIG EAST Swimming Championships
Butler performed well at day three of the 2014 BIG EAST Swimming Championships as two more school records were broken in 100 Fly and the 400 Medley Relay. Other events taking place on Friday included the 200 Free, 100 Breast and 100 Back.

February 20, 2014
BU Swimming Continues to Improve at BIG EAST Championships
Day two of the 2014 BIG EAST Swimming Championships wrapped up Thursday night with the Bulldogs setting even more school records. Events taking place on Thursday included the 500 Free Prelims, 200 IM, 50 Free, and the 200 Free Relay.

February 19, 2014
Two School Records Fall at BIG EAST Swimming Championships
Butler set two school records on Wednesday night on the opening day of the BIG EAST Swimming Championships. The team placed sixth overall in the 800 Free Relay and took fifth place in the 200 Medley Relay.

February 18, 2014
Butler Starts Day 1 of BIG EAST Swimming Championships
The 2014 BIG EAST Swimming Championships will get underway today at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, N.J. Wednesday’s finals session, which is set for 6 p.m., will feature just two events – the 800-yard freestyle relay and the 200 medley relay.

February 1, 2014
Butler Swimming Defeats Western Illinois
The Butler women’s swimming team defeated Western Illinois Saturday afternoon by posting 148 points against the Leathernecks. Monmouth was unable to travel to the event, making the contest a dual meet.

January 26, 2014
Women’s Swimming Places Fourth at 5th Annual Butler Invite
The Butler women’s swimming team placed fourth overall at the 2014 Butler Invitational with 394 points. Illinois State was the top team on the women’s side with 955.5 points and Xavier took second place honors with 584.5. Third place went to Youngstown State (578), and the final team to compete was Evansville who took fifth (44).

November 22, 2013
Butler Swimming Heads Downtown for House of Champions Meet
The Butler women’s swimming team will compete in the annual House of Champions Meet this weekend along with seven other teams at the IUPUI Natatorium for the three-day event.

November 22, 2013
Butler Swimming Takes Sixth at House of Champions Meet
The Butler swimming team placed sixth overall at the annual House of Champions Swim Meet this weekend. The Bulldogs posted 727 points to finish ahead of Western Illinois and Centre College. They nearly knocked off Easter Illinois (763 points) who finished in fifth.

November 16, 2013
Xavier Swimming Holds off Butler 74-52
Butler faced BIG EAST foe Xavier over the weekend in a women’s swimming meet. The Bulldogs performed well overall, but fell to the Musketeers 74-52.

November 10, 2013
Women’s Swimming Ends Full Weekend
The Butler swimming team competed in two meets this weekend. The Bulldogs swam against IUPUI and Valpo on Friday night and ended the weekend with a dual meet vs. BIG EAST foe Providence.

November 7, 2013
Butler Swimming at IUPUI before Hosting Providence
The Butler swimming team will be active this weekend as the Bulldogs travel to the IUPUI Natatorium on Friday to compete against the Jaguars and Valparaiso. Butler will return to the pool on Saturday as they host BIG EAST opponent Providence for the first time in school history at Warren Central High School.

October 28, 2013
Bulldogs Place Fifth at Indiana Intercollegiate Meet
The Butler swimming team recorded 134.5 points to place fifth at the Indiana Intercollegiate meet hosted by Purdue University over the weekend. The Boilermakers hosted Evansville, Indianapolis, DePauw, Valparaiso and Rose-Hulman at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on Saturday.

October 25, 2013
Bulldogs Prepare for Indiana Intercollegiate Meet
The Butler women’s swimming program will be in West Lafayette this Saturday for the annual early-season Indiana Intercollegiates, a meet that will feature 14 teams representing eight colleges from the around the state of Indiana.

October 12, 2013
Eastern Illinois Holds off Butler 154-108
The Butler women’s swimming team competed at Eastern Illinois over the weekend in a dual meet. The Bulldogs won several individual races, but came up just short as the Panthers recorded a 154-108 victory.

September 29, 2013
Quad Meet Opens Swimming Schedule
The Bulldogs hosted a quad meet to kick-off the 2013-14 swimming season. Saint Louis, Wright State and BIG EAST foe Xavier all visited Fishers High School to participate in the competition.

September 27, 2013
Butler Swimming to Host Season Opener
The Butler women's swimming team will be in action this weekend as they host a four-team meet at Fishers High School. St. Louis, Xavier, and Wright State will round out the field of a meet that is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29.

August 27, 2013
Stewart Releases 2013-14 Swimming Schedule
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new conference schedule, three home meets, and a return to the Indiana Intercollegiates meet at Purdue will highlight the 2013-14 Butler swimming schedule. Head Coach Maurice Stewart has released the upcoming schedule which begins with a home meet as the Bulldogs host St. Louis, Xavier, and Wright State on Sunday, Sept. 29.