August 9, 2010
Butler Earns Track And Field Academic Recognition
Butlers mens and womens track and field teams ranked among the best in the nation in the classroom and both squads were honored by the U. S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as 2010 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. A total of 73 mens teams and 151 womens programs were recognized by the coaches association.
May 30, 2010
Butler Closes Track Season In North Carolina
Despite several solid individual performances, Butlers outdoor track and field season came to an end at the East Preliminary Round of the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship hosted by North Carolina A & T in Greensboro, May 27-29.
May 26, 2010
Butler Sends Nine To NCAA Track Preliminary Round
Butler will send a league-high nine athletes to Greensboro, N.C., to compete in the East Preliminary Round of the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship. The meet, hosted by North Carolina A & T, will be held at Aggie Stadium, Thursday through Saturday, May 27-29.
May 17, 2010
Gauson, Mullett Pace Bulldogs At Georgia Tech
Near-record performances by seniors Kris Gauson and Rob Mullett highlighted the performance of the Butler track and field squad at the non-scoring Georgia Tech Invitational, which wrapped up on Saturday (May 15). The two were among a handful of Bulldogs who traveled to Atlanta, Ga., for the competition.
May 2, 2010
Butler Women Third, Men Fourth At Horizon League Championship
Butler, fueled by strong performances in the middle distance and distance events, wound up with a third place finish in the womens competition and a fourth place finish in the mens field at the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship, which wrapped up on Sunday (May 2).
April 28, 2010
Butler Runners Earn League Athlete of the Week Honors
Butler middle distance runners Rob Mullett and Kirsty Legg have been named Horizon League Track and Field Athletes of the Week for the period of April 19-25. The two Butler runners posted individual wins at the Stan Lyons Invitational on Saturday, April 24.
April 25, 2010
Rob Mullett, Kirsty Legg Win At Stan Lyons Invitational
Senior Rob Mullett and freshman Kirsty Legg put on dominant 1500 meter performances to lead Butlers track and field squad at the Stan Lyons Invitational, held at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on Saturday (April 24). The non-scoring meet attracted athletes from more than 15 schools and several club teams.
April 23, 2010
Butler Cracks Top 50 In Men's Track And Field
Butler has cracked the Top 50 in the 2010 U. S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division I Outdoor National Team Rankings for the first time this season. The Bulldogs moved up six spots from a week ago and climbed to No. 47 in the rankings released on April 20.
April 18, 2010
Kris Gauson Paces Butler At Mt. Sac Relays
Senior Kris Gauson narrowly missed his own school record in the mens 1,500 meter run to pace a solid showing by a contingent of Butler track and field members at the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif. The three-day meet wrapped up on Saturday, April 17.
April 13, 2010
Joe Macdonald Named Horizon League Track Athlete of the Week
Senior Joe Macdonald, who posted Butlers lone first place finish at the 14-team Miami (Ohio) Invitational, has been named Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week for the period of April 5-11.
April 11, 2010
Distance Crew Fuels Butler At Miami Invite
Strong performances in the middle distance and distance events, including a near sweep in the mens 1500 meter run, highlighted Butlers effort at the Miami Invitational on Saturday (April 10). Butlers men place sixth in the 14-team competition, while Butlers women came in seventh.
April 5, 2010
Bulldogs Turn In Solid Middle Distance Performance At Purdue Invitational
Seniors Kris Gauson and Tom Boardman posted runner-up finishes to highlight a strong middle distance showing by the Butler track and field squad at the Sixth Annual Mike Poehlein Invitational, which wrapped up at Purdue University on Saturday (April 3).
March 23, 2010
Rob Mullett Named Horizon League Indoor Track Athlete of the Year
Senior Rob Mullett, who became the first athlete in Butler track history to record a sub-four minute mile, has been named the 2010 Horizon League Male Indoor Track Athlete of the Year. Hes the sixth Butler runner to earn the league honor in the past seven years.
March 14, 2010
Rob Mullett Earns All-America Honors
Butler senior Rob Mullett became just the second indoor track and field All-American in Butler history with a top eight finish in the mens mile at the 2010 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, March 13. It was just the second time in school history that Butler scored points in the indoor national meet.
March 8, 2010
Butler Records Fall At Alex Wilson Last Chance
The Butler track and field squad took advantage of the Alex Wilson Last Chance Meet, hosted by Notre Dame, to break two school records and add a couple of qualifying marks for the upcoming NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship. The Alex Wilson meet wrapped up on Saturday, March 6.
February 28, 2010
Butler Men And Women Finish Second At Horizon League Track Championship
Senior Joe Macdonald and freshman Kirsty Legg each posted a pair of individual wins, and the duo led Butlers men and women to runner-up finishes at the 2010 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship in Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 27-28. It was Butlers highest combined finish ever!
February 22, 2010
Bulldogs Have Strong Middle Distance Showing At EIU
Butlers final outing prior to the 2010 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship, Feb. 27-28, produced several solid performances, particularly in the middle distance events. Team scores werent kept at the Eastern Illinois Friday Night Special, but the meet proved to be a solid tune-up for Butlers individual runners.
February 17, 2010
Rob Mullett Named League Track Athlete of the Week
Senior Rob Mullett, who became the first athlete in Butler track history to record a sub-four minute mile, has been named Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week for the period of February 8-14.
February 14, 2010
Rob Mullett Runs Sub-Four Minute Mile
Senior Rob Mullett made Butler history and earned NCAA qualification with a sub-four minute mile run at the Husky Classic, hosted by the University of Washington on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 12-13). Mulletts performance highlighted a weekend of track action for Butler athletes.
February 7, 2010
Macdonald, Legg Pace Butler At Meyo Invitational
Senior Joe Macdonald hit an NCAA qualifying mark and freshman Kirsty Legg broke the school record in the mile to highlight a strong performance but the Butler track and field squad at the prestigious Meyo Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame Friday through Sunday (Feb. 5-7).
January 30, 2010
Butler Posts Solid Marks At Indiana Relays
Butler head coach Matt Roe entered only a partial squad in the Indiana Relays, but the Bulldogs still turned in several solid performances in the two-day meet hosted by Indiana University. Eight different Butler runners claimed a Top 6 individual finish in the multi-team meet, and one posted a school record!
January 27, 2010
Rob Mullett, Katie Clark Earn Horizon League Honors
Butler middle distance runners Rob Mullett and Katie Clark have been honored by the Horizon League for their efforts in the mile run at the Gladstein Invitational indoor track meet in Bloomington, Ind., on Friday, Jan. 22. Mullett was named league Male Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while Clark was selected as the Female Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.
January 23, 2010
Butler Turns In Strong Performance At Gladstein Invite
Butlers track and field squad, in action for the second consecutive week, recorded a school record, a pair of individual wins and several lifetime best performances at the Gladstein Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22-23. The two-day invitational meet was hosted by Indiana University at the Gladstein Field House in Bloomington.
January 20, 2010
Rob Mullett, Lauren McKillop Earn Horizon League Recognition
Butler middle distance standouts Rob Mullett and Lauren McKillop have been honored by the Horizon League for their efforts at the Notre Dame Opener indoor track meet on Friday, Jan. 15. Mullett was named league Male Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while McKillop was selected as the Female Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.
January 16, 2010
Mullett, Lisgo And McKillop Win At Notre Dame Opener
Butlers track and field squad, back in action for the first time since Dec. 11, came away with three individual titles and a pair of runner-up finishes at the Notre Dame Opener on Friday, Jan. 15. The Bulldogs were among five teams competing in the non-scoring meet at Notre Dames Loftus Sports Center.
December 16, 2009
Rob Mullett Named Horizon League Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Butler senior Rob Mullett, who turned in a strong individual performance in the Bulldogs season-opening indoor track and field meet, has been named Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week for the period of December 7-13.
December 12, 2009
Bulldogs Turn In Strong Early Season Performance
Seniors Kris Gauson and Rob Mullett and freshmen Kirsty Legg and Lauren McKillop each picked up individual wins to highlight the performance of Butlers track and field squad at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Meet on Friday, Dec. 11. The meet was Butlers first competition of the indoor track and field season.
August 5, 2009
Butler Adds Nine Cross Country/Track Recruits
Butler cross country/track coach Matt Roe has added nine recruits to his 2009-10 mens and womens rosters and the incoming class figures to have an immediate impact on the Bulldogs successful distance program. The newcomers include eight top women, plus one talented male runner.
July 20, 2009
Stephen Lisgo Places Fifth At European Championships
Butler track and field All-American Stephen Lisgo added to an already impressive resume by placing fifth in the mens 3,000 meter steeplechase at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Sunday, July 19. The Butler junior was competing as a member of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team.
June 30, 2009
Butlers Stephen Lisgo To Compete In European U23 Championships
Stephen Lisgo, who earned All-America honors as a junior on the Butler track and field squad this past spring, has been selected to the 52-member Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the European Athletics Under-23 Championships. The international competition will take place July 16-19 in Kaunas, Lithuania.