July 7, 2011
Kris Gauson Earns Top Horizon League Honor
Butler senior Kris Gauson (Edinburgh, Scotland) has been named the Horizon League Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year, while Wright State junior Cassandra Lloyd (Springfield, Ohio) has been named Athlete of the Year on the women’s side. Results were determined by a vote of the League’s head coaches.
June 10, 2011
Gauson, Legg Named Honorable Mention All-America
Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg, who each advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Track Championships in the 1500 meter run, were named honorable mention All-America.
June 9, 2011
Gauson, Legg Wrap Up Track Season At NCAA Championships
Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg finished their standout outdoor track seasons at the NCAA Outdoor Track Championships Thursday night at Drake Stadium. Both athletes competed in the 1500 meter run, with Legg placing 17th in the women's run to highlight the night. Gauson did not finish in the men's 1500.
June 3, 2011
Kris Gauson Earns Academic All-District Recognition
Just days after earning a berth in the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track And Field National Championship, Butler’s Kris Gauson has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District V University Division Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team, chosen by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He was one of 10 athletes honored on the District V first team.
May 28, 2011
Gauson, Legg Advance To NCAA National Meet
Kris Gauson and Kirsty Legg added to already impressive resumes and will represent Butler at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The two middle distance standouts each qualified for the nationals with strong performances at the NCAA East Preliminary Round on Saturday, May 28.
May 19, 2011
Butler Sends Nine To NCAA Preliminary Round
Butler’s track and field squad will be well-represented at the preliminary round of the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships being held in Bloomington, Ind., May 26-28. Nine Bulldogs will be headed to the NCAA event at Indiana’s E. C. Billy Hayes Track, including 1500 meter top seed Kris Gauson.
May 14, 2011
Kris Gauson Wins At Cardinal Twilight
Kris Gauson closed out the regular season with an individual win to pace a small Butler’s track and field contingent at the Cardinal Twilight, hosted by the University of Louisville on Friday (May 13) night.
May 8, 2011
Clark, Gauson Break League Records
Katie Clark and Kris Gauson each broke a league record and Kirsty Legg successfully defended two individual titles to pace a strong Butler performance at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship, which concluded on Sunday, May 7. The Bulldogs finished third in both the men’s and women’s competitions.
May 7, 2011
Roeder, McKillop Win At League Championship
Justin Roeder and Lauren McKillop each picked up individual wins to highlight the performance of Butler's track and field team on the first day of the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship. The three-day meet is being held at the Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis.
May 7, 2011
Middle Distance Runners Lead Butler At League Meet
Kris Gauson and Kaitlyn Love turned in top qualifying times and Craig Jordan picked up an individual win to pace Butler’s track and field squad on the second day of the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Michael A. Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis. The league meet concludes with all final events on Sunday, May 7.
May 5, 2011
Bulldogs Head To Horizon League Championship
Butler will look to a strong corps of middle distance and distance runners to spark its bid when it competes in the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship, beginning on Friday, May 6. The three-day meet, hosted by Butler, will be held at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis.
May 1, 2011
Marbeth Shiell Wins At Stan Lyons Invitational
A first place finish in the women’s 1500 meter run by senior Marbeth Shiell highlighted the performance of Butler’s track and field squad at the Stan Lyons Invitational held at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on Saturday, April 30. The meet was Butler’s final competition before the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championship.
April 23, 2011
Butler Wraps Up Competition At Polytan Invitational
Butler's track and field squad closed out three days of competition at the weather-delayed Polytan Invitational on Saturday, April 23. The non-scoring meet hosted by Indiana University featured competitors from more than 20 teams.
April 22, 2011
2011 Stan Lyons Invitational Information
April 19, 2011
Butler Places Eight On Academic All-League Squads
Eight Butler student-athletes, including three men’s basketball players, have been named to the 2010-11 Horizon League Winter Academic All-League Teams, announced by the league office on Tuesday, April 19. The honored athletes were chosen by a vote of league faculty athletic representatives and sports information directors.
April 16, 2011
Kris Gauson Sets School Mark In California
Senior Kris Gauson paced an elite 1500 meter field and broke his own school record to highlight Butler’s track and field performance at the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif., on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16. The middle distance ace led a select group of Butler athletes competing in the nationally-prominent meet.
April 13, 2011
Kirsty Legg, Kris Gauson Earn Top League Honors
Butler senior Kris Gauson has been named 2011 Horizon League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year, while sophomore Kirsty Legg was tabbed as the 2011 Horizon League Women’s Indoor Track and Field Co-Athlete of the Year, along with Cassandra Lloyd of Wright State.
April 12, 2011
Kirsty Legg Named Horizon League Runner of the Week
Sophomore Kirsty Legg, who picked up the lone win by Butler’s women at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational, has been named Horizon League Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 10.
April 10, 2011
Gauson, Legg Win At Miami Invitational
Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg each picked up an individual win to pace Butler at the weather-delayed Miami (Ohio) Invitational, which wrapped up at the George L. Rider Track in Oxford, Ohio, on Saturday, April 9. Butler’s men placed eighth in the meet, while Butler’s women were 10th.
April 7, 2011
Gauson, Legg Lead Butler At Mike Poehlein Invitational
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. -- Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg each grabbed first place honors at the 2011 Mike Poehlein Invitational. The meet was hosted by Purdue University at Dave Rankin Track and concluded on Saturday, April 2.
March 27, 2011
McKillop's School Record Highlights Day At Stanford Invitational
Lauren McKillop posted a school-record 35:24.28 in the section 1 10K run to highlight the Butler track team's performance at the Stanford Invitational. Six BU runners recorded lifetime bests in addition to McKillop's record-breaking run.
March 5, 2011
Gauson Leads Butler At Alex Wilson Invitational
Senior Kris Gauson ran a sub-four minute mile and paced a quartet of Butler athletes at the Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame, on Saturday (March 5). All four Butler runners turned in lifetime best performances.
February 27, 2011
Gauson, Legg Pace Butler At League Championship
Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg each picked up a pair of individual titles and the two helped power the Butler men’s and women’s track squads to third place team finishes at the 2011 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship. The league meet concluded at the GaREAT Complex in Geneva, Ohio, on Sunday, Feb. 27.
February 26, 2011
Butler Relay Wins At League Meet
Butler, paced by the women’s distance medley relay team, opened solidly on the first day of the 2011 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship at the GaREAT Complex in Geneva, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 26. Butler’s men ended the opening day in a tie for second place, while Butler’s women stood fourth.
February 19, 2011
Clark, Jordan Pace Butler At EIU Meet
Sophomores Katie Clark and Craig Jordan posted individual victories to lead Butler at the EIU Friday Night Special, hosted by Eastern Illinois on Friday (Feb. 18). The meet was Butler’s final tune-up prior to the Horizon League Indoor Championship, Feb. 26-27.
February 12, 2011
Gauson, Clark Lead Butler In Washington Meet
Distance stalwarts Kris Gauson and Katie Clark turned in strong individual performances to lead a small contingent of Butler runners at the powerful Flotrack Husky Classic, hosted by the University of Washington. The two day meet concluded in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday (Feb. 12).
February 11, 2011
Butler Runners Head To Elite Distance Meet
Butler’s talented corps of distance runners will face their stiffest test yet when they compete in the prominent Flotrack Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash., on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11-12. Butler head coach Matt Roe will take six of his top runners to the elite competition.
February 10, 2011
Two Distance Standouts Sign With Butler
Butler’s already strong distance running program took another step forward with the signing of two elite prospects. Set to join the Bulldogs’ track and cross country programs next year are high school All-American James Martin of Fort Wayne, Ind., and English Schools Champion Tom Curr of Stroud, U.K.
February 5, 2011
Kirsty Legg Leads Butler At Meyo Invite
Sophomore Kirsty Legg continued her strong indoor track and field performance with Butler’s top finish at the Meyo Invitational, which wrapped up at the Loftus Sports Center at Notre Dame on Saturday, Feb. 5.
February 1, 2011
Kirsty Legg Named Horizon League Runner of the Week
Butler sophomore Kirsty Legg, who turned in a record-breaking performance at the Indiana Relays, has been named Horizon League Women’s Track and Field Runner of the Week for the week beginning Jan. 24. It’s the second consecutive week that the talented Butler runner has been honored by the league.
January 29, 2011
Gauson, Legg Lead Butler At Indiana Relays
Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg continued their strong indoor track season with top performances to lead Butler at the Indiana Relays, hosted by Indiana University. The two-day meet wrapped up at Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 29.
January 25, 2011
Kirsty Legg, Kris Gauson Earn Horizon League Honors
Butler runners Kirsty Legg and Kris Gauson have been named Horizon League Track and Field Runners of the Week for the week beginning Jan. 17. Legg was selected as the league’s Female Runner of the Week, while Gauson was chosen as the Male Runner of the Week.
January 22, 2011
Kris Gauson Leads Butler At Gladstein Invitational
Senior Kris Gauson captured the men’s 800 individual, highlighting Butler’s track and field performance on the final day of the Gladstein Invitational, hosted by Indiana University on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 21-22). The win was one of three Butler victories in the two-day meet.
January 21, 2011
Kirsty Legg Sets Butler 3000 Record
Sophomore Kirsty Legg turned in a record-breaking performance and senior Justin Roeder picked up an individual win to highlight Butler’s performance on the first day of the Gladstein Invitational, hosted by Indiana University on Friday (Jan. 21). The two-day meet will wrap up on Saturday (Jan. 22).
January 15, 2011
Bulldogs Begin 2011 At Illini Open
Butler’s track and field squad, returning from Christmas break, resumed the indoor season at the Illini Open, hosted by the University of Illinois on Saturday, Jan. 15. The Bulldogs entered a partial squad in the non-scoring meet.
December 14, 2010
Kris Gauson Named Horizon League Runner of the Week
Butler distance ace Kris Gauson has been named Horizon League Men’s Runner of the Week, for the period Dec. 6-12. The Butler senior was one of two male athletes honored as a league Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
December 11, 2010
Legg, Clark, Gauson Pace Bulldogs
Sophomores Kirsty Legg and Katie Clark and senior Kris Gauson posted individual wins to lead Butler at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Meet at Lantz Fieldhouse on Friday (Dec. 10) evening. The meet was Butler’s second of the young season.
December 4, 2010
Bulldogs Open Indoor Track Season
Butler kicked off its 2010-11 indoor track and field season with a partial squad competing at the Early Bird Open, hosted by Illinois State at Horton Field House on Saturday, Dec. 4. Team scores were not kept at the open meet.
September 22, 2010
Rob Mullett Places Seventh In Minnesota Mile
Butler All-American Rob Mullett placed among the top runners in an elite field at the Grandmas Minnesota Mile in Duluth, Minn., on Sunday (Sept. 19). The former Butler standout finished seventh in the events top race.
July 29, 2010
Butler Adds Track/Cross Country Talent For 2010-11
Butler track and field/cross country coach Matt Roe re-stocked his mens teams and added talent to his womens squads with the addition of 13 track and cross country recruits for 2010-11. The incoming class includes three national and four state champions!
July 19, 2010
Butler Recruit To Compete At World Junior Championships
Butler track and field recruit Harry Ellis has been chosen to represent Great Britain in the 2010 International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Junior Track and Field Championship.