July 25, 2013
Butler Track Teams Earn Academic Recognition
Four individual athletes and both the men’s and women’s track teams at Butler have earned All-Academic recognition from the U. S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The USTFCCCA announced its 2013 academic honors on Wednesday, July 24.
July 12, 2013
Matt Roe Announces Women's Recruting Class
Butler head coach Matt Roe has assembled one of the largest women's track and field and cross country recruiting classes in school history, including a couple of the nation's top prep runners. The successful Butler coach announced a class of 15 athletes who will be joining the Bulldogs in 2013-14.
June 26, 2013
Katie Clark Named Academic All-America
Butler distance runner Katie Clark, who compiled a record-setting year in track and cross country, has been named to the third team of the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team, chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She was one of 45 student-athletes nationally named to the academic honor squad.
June 7, 2013
Butler Sports Year Ends At NCAA Track Championship
Junior Katie Clark closed out Butler’s 2012-13 sports year in the women’s 5,000 meter run at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Friday, June 7. Her final race was one of two appearances for the Butler All-American at this year’s national meet, hosted by the University of Oregon.
May 31, 2013
Katie Clark Named Academic All-District
Butler junior Katie Clark, wrapping up a record-setting year in track and cross country, has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District V University Division Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team, chosen by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She was one of 10 student-athletes named to the District V first team all-academic squad.
May 25, 2013
Katie Clark Advances In NCAA Track Championship
Butler junior Katie Clark continued her march in the 2013 NCAA Division I Track and Field Championship with a pair of strong performances at the East Preliminary Round in Greensboro, N.C. Her next stop is the national semifinal and final rounds in Eugene, Ore.
May 22, 2013
Seven Butler Athletes Head To NCAA Track Preliminary Round
Butler junior Katie Clark qualified in two events and sophomore Tom Curr earned a repeat appearance at the 2013 NCAA Division I Track and Field East Prliminary Round, being held in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday-Saturday (May 23-25). The two were among seven Butler athletes who qualified for the regional round.
May 16, 2013
Katie Clark, Kodi Mullins Earn A-10 Academic Honors
Butler runners Katie Clark and Kodi Mullins have been named to the 2013 Atlantic 10 Conference Outdoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, released by the conference office on Thursday, May 16. The Academic All-Conference Team included ten male and ten female athletes, who were chosen based on their athletic achievement and classroom performance.
May 5, 2013
Butler Men Third, Women Tenth At A-10 Championship
Butler’s picked up five individual titles and a couple of runner-up finishes in its Atlantic 10 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship debut in Charlotte, N.C. The Bulldogs wound up placing third in the men’s competition and tenth in the women’s meet at the league championship, which wrapped up on Sunday (May 5).
May 2, 2013
Butler Track Set For A-10 Championship
Butler’s track and field squads will look to add to an already strong outdoor season when they make their first appearance in the Atlantic 10 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, May 4, in Charlotte, N.C. The two-day league championship is being hosted by Charlotte at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center.
April 27, 2013
Distance Runners Lead Butler
Butler’s distance crew took center stage at the Stan Lyons Invitational on Saturday (April 27), leading the Bulldogs to five individual wins in the nine-team event. The competition was Butler’s lone home meet of the 2013 outdoor season.
April 22, 2013
Katie Clark Earns Conference Track Honor
Butler’s Katie Clark, coming off a record-setting performance at the Mt. Sac Relays, has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Performer of the Week. The Butler junior, who shared the league’s weekly award with Kiara Porter of VCU, became Butler’s first outdoor track athlete to be recognized by the A-10.
April 19, 2013
Katie Clark Shatters School Record
Butler head coach Matt Roe said that Katie Clark was “fit and ready.” She proved him right with a record-setting performance at the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif., to highlight a busy weekend of track and field action for the Bulldogs.
April 17, 2013
Butler Track Heads To Mt. Sac Relays
Butler’s track and field teams will have a busy weekend with squad members competing at meets in California and Indiana. The Bulldogs will have a handful of athletes entered in the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif., with the bulk of the squad headed to Bloomington to compete in the Polytan Invitational.
April 7, 2013
Middle Distance Crew Leads Butler Track Squads
The Butler track and field squads turned in several strong middle distance and distance performances at two meets to highlight a busy weekend of competition. The Bulldogs had squad members competing in Oxford, Ohio, and Tempe, Ariz.
March 30, 2013
Bulldogs Set School Mark At Nikoloff Invitational
One school record and several top individual efforts highlighted the performance of Butler’s track and field squads at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday. The meet at Cincinnati’s Gettler Stadium wrapped up a successful opening weekend for the Bulldogs.
March 29, 2013
Katie Clark Sets School Mark
Junior Katie Clark, making her 2013 outdoor debut, set a high standard for her final campaign with her opening performance at the Sanford Invitational on Friday (March 29). The Butler All-American shattered Butler’s 10,000 meter record in her first attempt at the distance.
March 28, 2013
Butler Track To Open Outdoor Season
Butler’s track and field squads will compete in two locations when they open the 2013 outdoor season on Friday and Saturday, March 29-30. Head coach Matt Roe will send several competitors to the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday evening and a larger contingent to the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday.
March 6, 2013
Olson Named to Academic All-Conference Team
Sophomore Mara Olson was named to the 2012 Indoor Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team released by the Atlantic 10 on Tuesday.
February 17, 2013
Butler Men Fourth, Women Ninth At A-10 Indoor Championship
Junior Craig Jordan and sophomores Tom Curr and Mara Olson captured individual titles to lead Butler in its first Atlantic 10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, which concluded on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the University of Rhode Island. Butler’s men placed fourth in a 12-team field, while Butler’s women came in ninth of 14 squads.
February 12, 2013
Mara Olson Earns Atlantic 10 Conference Honor
Butler sophomore Mara Olson turned in a top individual performance at an elite indoor competition, and her effort earned her Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Performer of the Week honors. She was one of four athletes recognized by the A-10 for performances during the week of Feb. 4-10.
February 9, 2013
Bulldogs Turn In Strong Performances At Two Meets
Butler’s track and field athletes competed on the west coach and in the midwest and turned in strong performances at both the Husky Classic in Washington and the Hoosier Hills Invitational in Indiana. Both multi-team meets wrapped up on Saturday, Feb. 9.
February 2, 2013
Distance Crew Leads Bulldogs At Meyo Invitational
Butler picked up one school record, a couple of “near misses” and a trio of “Top Four” individual finishes at the 2013 Meyo Invitational, which wrapped up on Saturday (Feb. 2). The prominent two-day meet was held at the Loftus Sports Center at the University of Notre Dame.
January 26, 2013
Bulldogs Post Individual Wins At IPFW
Senior Lauren McKillop swept a pair of events and five teammates posted individual wins to highlight the performance of Butler’s track and field squad at the IPFW Quadrangular on Saturday (Jan. 26). The meet in Fort Wayne was one of two competitions for the Bulldogs during the weekend.
January 25, 2013
Butler Track Teams Face Busy Weekend
Butler’s track and field squads will pile up some miles on the track and on the interstate when they compete in a pair of in-state meets on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26. The Bulldogs will have a handful of competitors entered in the Indiana Relays in Bloomington on Friday evening, while the bulk of the teams will be at the IPFW Quadrangular on Saturday.
January 19, 2013
Bulldogs Post Two Wins At Gladstein Invitational
Juniors Craig Jordan and Alex Berry both posted individual wins to pace the Butler men’s and women’s track teams at the Gladstein Invitational, which wrapped up at Gladstein Fieldhouse on Saturday (Jan. 19). The two-day, non-scoring meet was hosted by Indiana University.
January 12, 2013
Bulldogs Resume Indoor Track Season At Illini Open
Butler’s track and field squad returned to action after a holiday break and began the 2013 portion of the indoor schedule at the Illini Open, hosted by the University of Illinois on Saturday (Jan. 12).
December 7, 2012
Butler Records Fall At Hoosier Open
Three school records and a near miss highlighted a strong early season performance by Butler’s track and field team at the Hoosier Open on Friday (Dec. 7). The five-team meet at Indiana’s Gladstein Fieldhouse was Butler’s first Division I meet this season.
December 1, 2012
Bulldogs Have Strong Showing In Season-Opener
Butler nearly swept the running events in its 2012-13 indoor track season-opener at the University of Indianapolis Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 1. It was the first indoor track meet in the new Athletics and Recreation Center at Indianapolis.
August 2, 2012
National Coaches Recognize Four Butler Teams
Four Butler teams have earned recognition for academic success from their respective national coaching associations. The Bulldogs were cited for academic performance in the sports of men’s and women’s track and field, men’s golf and women’s swimming.
July 25, 2012
Katie Clark Named To Division I All-Academic Team
Track standout Katie Clark was recently named to the USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team. Clark has earned this honor in each semester in which she's been eligible.