May 24, 2010
BU Women's Soccer Prep Camp - Register Now!
Registration is now open for the Butler women's soccer prep camp, which will be held July 17-18 at Butler University. Click here for more information.
May 20, 2010
Butler Women's Soccer Thrives In Classroom
The Butler women's soccer had a banner year in the classroom during the 2009-10 academic year. The Bulldogs posted a combined team GPA greater than 3.5 in both the fall and spring semesters.
May 11, 2010
Butler Women's Soccer Update
Click here to read two new items regarding the Butler women's soccer team. Head coach Tari St. John is helping young people and an incoming soccer freshman has a shot at a 2012 World Cup tryout.
April 19, 2010
Butler Bowl Renovations Underway
Construction has begun on a major renovation at the Butler Bowl that will include building a brick press box with multi-use booths and new seating on the west and east sides of the playing surface.
April 13, 2010
Couture, Edwards Named Butler Women of Distinction
Butler head womens basketball coach Beth Couture and assistant womens soccer coach Elise Edwards were honored with Butler University s 2010 Women of Distinction Awards in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.
April 11, 2010
Jenny Esparza Fans 17 In Strike Out Breast Cancer Game
Freshman Jenny Esparza went 10 complete innings while Meaghan Sullivan went 3-3 at the plate to help lift Butler to a 3-2 victory over UIC (9-26) on Sunday Apr. 11 during the Strike out Breast Cancer game at the Butler Softball Field. The game took 10 innings before Senior Annie Dolan scored on a wild pitch in the bottom half of the 10th inning.
March 28, 2010
Bulldogs Tie IUPUI In Exhibition
With the Bulldogs trailing by a goal, Katie Griswold scored in the 65th minute as the Butler womens soccer team tied IUPUI, 1-1, in an exhibition match over the weekend. Butler is now 1-0-1 this spring.
March 23, 2010
BU Women's Soccer Announces 5 New Players
The Butler womens soccer program has announced the addition of five players to its roster for the 2010 season. Julie Burton, Anna Dolezal, Jackie Hafele, Nikki Hafele and Rachel Sklarski will take the pitch for the Bulldogs in the fall of 2010.
March 22, 2010
Butler Opens Spring Play With Win Over Xavier
Injuries limited the Butler women's soccer team to 10 players, but the Bulldogs found the right combination in a 2-1 exhibition win over Xavier.
March 1, 2010
Butler Women's Soccer Announces Spring Schedule
The Butler womens soccer team will continue its training for the upcoming 2010 season with a challenging spring schedule. The Bulldogs will play five matches from March 20-April 17.
February 23, 2010
Butler Places Fourth At Ann Rhoads Shootout
With the snow and cold of Indianapolis a distant memory, Butlers womens golf team kicked off the 2010 spring season with a fourth place finish at the 36-hole Ann Rhoads/Birmingham Southern Shootout at Timberline Golf Club in Calera, Ala. The Bulldogs finished with a two-day total of 657, four strokes behind Evansville in third place.
February 19, 2010
BU Women's Soccer Adds New Recruits - Part I
The Butler womens soccer program has announced that seven high school standouts have signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) to play soccer at Butler. Mary Allen, Molly Allen, Ali Backscheider, Olivia Colosimo, Colleen Gorkis, Savannah Shipman and Anna Ventimiglia will take the pitch for the Bulldogs in the Fall of 2010.
February 2, 2010
Butler Women's Soccer To Hold Prep Camp
Join the Butler women's soccer coaching staff Feb. 27-28 for the team's prep camp on Butler University's campus.
January 4, 2010
Butler Women's Soccer Camp Dates
Click here to find information regarding Butler women's soccer camps.
December 18, 2009
Eleven Bulldogs Earn Academic All-Horizon League Honors
Eleven Butler student-athletes from the fall sports were named Academic All-Horizon League for exceptional performance on the field and in the classroom. Butler had the most academic all-league performers, accounting for 22 percent of the leagues 50 honored student-athletes. The awards are a result of a balloting by the leagues faculty athletic representatives and sports information directors.
November 19, 2009
Butler Women's Soccer Volunteers With Local Food Bank
The Butler womens soccer team recently participated in a community service event, collecting money and food for the needy in conjunction with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Indiana.
November 3, 2009
Stephen Armstrong Joins Butler Women's Soccer Staff
Stephen Armstrong, who played mens soccer for Butler from 1996-99, has joined the BU womens soccer coaching staff. Head coach Tari St. John made the announcement Tuesday, Nov. 3.
November 1, 2009
Butler Falls In PKs In Horizon League Tourney Opener
No. 5 seed Butler had a 2-0 lead but couldnt hang on as No. 4 seed Loyola scored twice late to tie and prevailed in PKs, 4-3, in the first round of the Horizon League Womens Soccer Championship Sunday afternoon at Loyola Soccer Park. Seniors Lindsey Fox and Carrie Twyman each scored a goal for the Bulldogs.
October 30, 2009
Four Bulldogs Honored On All-Horizon League Teams
Four Butler womens soccer players earned All-Horizon League honors this season. Senior midfielder Molly Kruger was named first team All-Horizon League while defenders Sarah Phelps and Abbie Kaul were each second-team honorees. Freshman forward Katie Griswold was selected to the Horizon League All-Newcomer team.
October 30, 2009
Cox, Seniors Gear Up For Tournament Run
In most sports at Butler, when youre a senior and the Horizon League tournament comes around, you cant help but reflect on your four years wearing the Blue and White. Such is the case with the four, 4-year players on the Butler womens soccer team.
October 25, 2009
Loyola Edges Butler, 1-0
Loyola scored in the 30th minute and held Butler scoreless to defeat the BU womens soccer team, 1-0, Sunday at Loyola Soccer Park. The match was the regular season finale for both teams.
October 23, 2009
Late Valpo Goals Doom Butler
Valparaiso scored twice in the second half to defeat the Butler womens soccer team, 2-0, Friday at Valpos Eastgate Field. Jackie Kondratko and Rachel Hoaglin each scored to lead the Crusaders.
October 22, 2009
Muir, Bulldogs Finish Regular Season With Valpo, Loyola
Nobody has played Butler womens soccer longer than Angie Muir. In a physical sport that is littered with injuries and transfers, but also can help pay for college, youd probably guess somewhere along the line a player stayed on the Butler womens soccer team for five years.
October 18, 2009
Bulldogs Tie At YSU, 1-1
Butler controlled play all day and had a lead in the second half, but Youngstown State scored late as the BU womens soccer team tied Youngstown State, 1-1, Sunday afternoon. Senior Abbie Kaul scored for the Bulldogs, her third goal of the season.
October 16, 2009
Bulldogs Drop 3-1 Match At Cleveland State
Sarah Phelps scored BUs only goal as the Butler womens soccer team lost at Cleveland State, 3-1, Friday night. The game was played under stormy conditions and was pushed up from a 7 p.m. start to a 5 p.m. start.
October 11, 2009
Butler Wins Defensive Battle At Wright State
Senior Lindsey Fox scored in the 76th minute to give the Butler womens soccer team a 1-0 win at Wright State Sunday afternoon. The victory gives BU the edge for second place in the Horizon League standings.
October 9, 2009
Kruger, Griswold Lead BU To Victory
Freshman Katie Griswold scored twice in the first half and senior Molly Kruger totaled four points to lead the Butler womens soccer team to a 3-1 win over Detroit Friday afternoon. The match was Butlers home finale for the 2009 season.
October 2, 2009
Milwaukee Edges BU, 1-0
Milwaukee scored in the 20th minute and Butler played a very spirited second half but couldnt find the equalizer as the BU womens soccer team fell to UWM, 1-0, Friday at the Butler Bowl.
September 30, 2009
Live Pink, Bleed Butler Blue On Friday
Come out and support the Butler womens soccer team as it hosts its Breast Cancer Awareness Day Friday afternoon at the Butler Bowl. The Bulldogs will be honoring a couple of special guests and the first 150 students in attendance will be able to attend a free tailgate.
September 27, 2009
Kruger Scores Twice In 3-0 Win Over Green Bay
Butler scored three times in the second half with two goals coming off the foot of senior Molly Kruger as the Bulldog womens soccer team routed Green Bay, 3-0, Sunday at the Butler Bowl. The match was BUs Horizon League opener.
September 25, 2009
Kruger, Fox Score As BU Falls In Shootout
The Butler womens soccer team found itself on the wrong end of a 3-2 shootout Friday afternoon at the Butler Bowl. Seniors Molly Kruger and Lindsey Fox scored for the Bulldogs, who nearly came back from an early 2-0 deficit.
September 20, 2009
Louisville Edges BU, 2-1
Freshman Katie Griswold scored a late goal to make things interesting, but the Butler womens soccer team lost, 2-1, to Louisville Sunday afternoon at the Butler Bowl.
September 18, 2009
BU Surges Past Xavier, 2-0
Butler scored twice in the second half and held Xavier to only one shot as the BU womens soccer team routed Xavier, 2-0, Friday afternoon. Seniors Abbie Kaul and Molly Kruger found the net for the Bulldogs.
September 16, 2009
Late Goal Lifts No. 22 Indiana Past BU
Indianas Orianica Velasquez Herrera scored late in regulation to give No. 22 IU a 1-0 victory over the Butler womens soccer team Wednesday night. The Bulldogs played the Hoosiers to a scoreless tie until Velasquez Herrera found the net in the 79th minute.
September 13, 2009
Griswold Scores Twice, Bulldogs Rout Indiana State
Freshman forward Katie Griswold scored two goals and senior Angie Muir had two assists as the Butler womens soccer team routed Indiana State, 3-1, Sunday afternoon. BU posted season highs in goals and shots in the victory.
September 11, 2009
DePaul Blanks Butler, 2-0
After a scoreless first period, DePaul scored a pair of second-half goals to pull away from the Butler womens soccer team, 2-0, Friday evening. Butlers best scoring chance game on a shot by sophomore Mandi Kotynski.
September 6, 2009
Lord, Kotynski Score To Key 2-1 Win Over Toledo
Junior Courtney Lord scored in the eighth minute and sophomore Mandi Kotynski tallied the game-winner in the second half as the Butler womens soccer team won, 2-1, Sunday afternoon.
September 1, 2009
Early Goal Lifts IUPUI Past Butler
IUPUI scored in the 17th minute and held on in the final minutes to defeat the Butler womens soccer team, 1-0, Tuesday at the Butler Bowl. The contest was a makeup from last Friday, as the match was postponed due to lightning.
August 30, 2009
Butler Women's Soccer Routs Western Illinois, 3-0
Butler scored twice in the first 19 minutes to take an early lead and dominated throughout as the Butler womens soccer team picked up its first win of 2009, a 3-0 victory over Western Illinois Sunday at the Butler Bowl. Senior Abbie Kaul and freshman Rachael Melendez each scored in the first half, and senior Carrie Twyman tallied in the second half and had an assist in the first half.
August 28, 2009
Weather Halts Butler Women's Soccer vs. IUPUI
Lightning delayed the start of the match and eventually ended play early Friday evening as the Butler women's soccer team had its match against IUPUI postponed. The two teams have rescheduled the contest for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1.
August 23, 2009
Butler Falls To Purdue, 2-1
Purdue's Jessica Okoroafo scored two goals, one in each half, before Butler could answer as the BU women's soccer team lost, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at the Butler Bowl.
August 21, 2009
Butler Opens Season With 1-0 Loss At Western Kentucky
Western Kentuckys Megan Meinke scored in the 45th minute to give the Butler womens soccer team a 1-0 loss in its season opener Friday afternoon. Meinkes game-winning goal, a strike from the left side just outside the box, came at 44:35.
August 19, 2009
BU Women's Soccer Kicks Off 2009 This Weekend
The Butler womens soccer team kicks off the 2009 season this weekend with a pair of matches against teams that enjoyed successful seasons in 2008. The Bulldogs, led by fourth-year head coach Tari St. John, open the campaign Friday, Aug. 21 at Western Kentucky. BUs home opener is set for Sunday, Aug. 23 at the Butler Bowl at 1 p.m. ET.
July 17, 2009
Women's Soccer Unveils Rigorous 2009 Schedule
The Butler womens soccer team announced its 2009 schedule, which consists of 19 games that feature 11 non-conference matches, eight challenging conference matches and 11 tough road games. The Bulldogs will face five opponents that finished the 2008 season ranked in the top-15 of the Great Lakes Region and one nationally ranked foe.
June 25, 2009
Butler Players To Compete For National Championship
Butler sophomores Matt Hedges and Ben Kissick will get a shot at a national championship when they travel to Lancaster, Mass., to compete with the Indy Burn U-19 boys soccer club at the 2009 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 21-26. The Burn is the first U-19 team from Indiana to advance to the nationals since 1988.
May 14, 2009
Butler Nike Apparel Available Online Now
Fans of Butler women's soccer now have the ability to order official Nike team merchandise from now until June 1.