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Women’s basketball: senior returns to court for finale

For the first time in the 2012-13 women’s basketball season, senior Becca Bornhorst stepped on the court, suited up and ready to play last Sunday against St. Bonaventure. “I had freshman nerves,” Bornhorst said. “It was kind of funny. I talked to coach. I was super nervous. I hadn’t played in so long.” Bornhorst battled

Bulldogs face Billikens tomorrow on road after defeating Bonnies

The Butler women’s basketball team will be on the road for the third time in four games when it travels to take on Saint Louis Wednesday. The Bulldogs (15-10, 6-4) are sixth in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings. All but one of Butler’s conference losses has come on the road. The Billikens will be competing

Medical staff: Key component of athletics

From blisters and concussions to full-blown bone snaps and neurological injuries, there’s a lot that can go wrong with the human body that might stop an athlete from competing. Luckily, Butler athletes have a top-notch prevention and recovery system if anything happens to go south. Butler sports medicine, which has a little training room lodged

Women’s basketball: young Bulldog team prepares for season

The women’s basketball season is about to tip off for Butler, and although the team will still be playing in Hinkle Fieldhouse, the Bulldogs will no longer be playing in the Horizon League. The team finished with 13 victories against 17 losses in its final season in the Horizon League. This year, Butler will look

Women’s basketball: Team grabs two league contests

The Butler women’s basketball team scored a 51-48 home victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. The game was quite a reversal for the Bulldogs (12-13, 8-6), who fell to the Flames (16-10, 9-6) 77-42 on Jan. 19. With the victory, Butler has now won five of its last six games. “For me, I think the game

Women’s basketball: Hamm leads team to split

The Butler women’s basketball team ended the week on a high note after beating Milwaukee (6-13, 2-7) 76-63 at home on Saturday. According to Butler coach Beth Couture, working hard for rebounds and assists was crucial for the Bulldogs (8-12, 4-5). Butler ended the game with 40 rebounds to Milwaukee’s 19. “I think we were

Women’s basketball: Bulldogs grab first road victory in Loyola

The Butler women’s basketball team ended its two-game Chicago trip with a 60-57 Horizon League win over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday. For the Bulldogs (7-11, 3-4), the victory was their first on the road this season. “We have played some away games that were pretty close and could have gone any way,” coach Beth

Women’s basketball: Butler’s skid hits six

The Butler women’s basketball team suffered another setback yesterday, falling 49-46 at Indiana State. The game marked the sixth straight loss for the Bulldogs (1-7). Of those six losses, five have been decided by 10 points or fewer. The Sycamores (5-3) got off to a quick start, taking an 8-1 lead after the first five