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What it’s like to be a Butler freshman athlete

What it’s like to be a Butler freshman athlete

Butler freshmen and upperclassmen athletes discuss their experiences as freshmen and the lessons they’ve learned.

Cross country continues hot start, travel to Notre Dame

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s cross country team made a strong case for national contention Saturday at the Roy Griak Invitational, placing third overall with a score of 94. Arizona and Michigan State placed first and second, respectively. This was the first opportunity of the season for the team to showcase its

Big East: teams prepare for changes

With Butler University’s intention to join the new Big East official, people both inside and outside the Butler community have begun speculating how it will affect the men’s basketball team. Less immediate attention has been placed on how the change could affect Butler’s 17 other athletic teams. Based on recent history, those teams could experience

Cross country: Uncertain no more, team going to nationals

Five years ago, senior Katie Clark was in England, helping take care of her family as the second oldest of six children. But deep down, hopes of being a professional runner began to surface. Head cross country coach Matt Roe and then-assistant coach Darren Gauson tried to get Clark to come to Butler multiple times,

Cross country: Teams continue winning tradition in conference

The Butler men’s and women’s cross country teams made history last Saturday as they continued their respective streaks of conference championship victories with victories at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships. The men captured their 15th consecutive conference title, and the women brought home their fourth-straight title. It was the first for both teams in

Cross country: newcomer Pratt making a splash

The women’s cross country team has seen a fresh face arrive on the team this season in the form of freshman Olivia Pratt. The Madison, Wis., native was victorious in the Bulldog’s season-opening race at Illinois, winning the four-kilometer race with a time of 14:18 to finish at the front of the 65-runner field. Pratt

Cross Country: places 16th at Notre Dame

The Butler men’s and women’s cross country teams sent full squads to the 57th Annual Notre Dame Invitational this past weekend – or at least, they were supposed to. The entirety of the nationally-ranked women’s team (No. 21) was scratched from the meet, in hopes of both keeping legs fresh and avoiding additional injuries, and

Cross country wins in Toledo

Junior Katie Clark won the individual race at the Toledo Bubble Buster Friday, leading the Butler women’s cross country team to a first place finish. The Bulldogs placed first in the 14-team field that included four nationally ranked teams by finishing with 72 points. No. 23 San Francisco finished second with 86 points followed by

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