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Butler Announces Addition Of Women’s Lacrosse

Butler Announces Addition Of Women’s Lacrosse

MAX GABOVITCH | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Butler athletic department announced Wednesday that it will be adding women’s lacrosse as a new varsity sport. The addition will give Butler 20 varsity sports and the team will begin play during the 2016-2017 school year, according to an athletic department press release. Butler Vice President and Athletic

Butler falls to top-ranked Creighton 1-0

ERIC ROBINSON | CO-SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s soccer team fell to unbeaten #1 Creighton University on Wednesday night at the Butler Bowl 1-0. The loss gives the Bulldogs a record of 6-3-3 overall and 2-2 in the Big East. Creighton stays undefeated with the win at 13-0-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference. Senior

Butler falls to Villanova in five sets

JIMMY LAFAKIS | STAFF REPORTER Despite Butler sophomore Makayla Ferguson recording 31 assists, 14 digs, three blocks and six kills, Butler fell to Villanova in five sets Saturday night. The tide of the match shifted multiple times. The final scores of the sets were 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-25, 9-15. The loss moved Butler to 5-14

Bulldogs sweep Providence, earn second Big East win

JIMMY LAFAKIS | STAFF REPORTER The Butler volleyball team brought out the brooms this weekend, sweeping rival Providence at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday. Freshman Anna Logan led the Bulldogs with 13 kills in the Bulldogs’ three-set win over Providence. Logan also added four blocks. The 25-16, 25-11, 27-25 victory was Butler’s first home Big East win

Butler comes from behind to stun Campbell in Homecoming game

CLAIRE JACOBI | STAFF REPORTER Unexpected fourth quarter action completely turned the Homecoming game around for the Butler Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 PFL) as they beat the visiting Campbell Camels (2-2, 0-1 PFL) 25-24 Saturday at the Butler Bowl. The large, and very loud crowd that had gathered stayed through the scoreless second and third quarters,

Bulldogs prepare for Homecoming game vs. Campbell

Photo by Jimmy Lafakis Above: Sports Contributor Kyle Beery sits down with Butler players in preparation for PFL opener on Homecoming. CLAIRE JACOBI | STAFF REPORTER While Homecoming is one of the most highlighted Butler events of the year, the game itself is just as important as any other. “Everyone looks at homecoming because of

Hard work pays off for Briana Lilly

DANA LEE | STAFF REPORTER / Photo by Nora Navin Late afternoon light angles through the paneled windows of Hinkle Fieldhouse, splaying across the volleyball court, the pattern of its wooden boards a familiar sight for Butler University women’s volleyball player Briana Lilly. The first-year says she spends about 30 hours of her week devoted solely