“Even with Butler not seeing as much success on the field or in the win column as they would have liked, they have discovered a rising star in Urban.”
With conference play about to commence, the Bulldogs have the potential to make their first appearance in the Big East tournament since 2014.
The Butler baseball team had a difficult week on the diamond, as they fell to the University of Illinois on and sputtered in a three-game series against the Eastern Michigan Eagles over the weekend.
After going undefeated in Mississippi, the Bulldogs had a busy week cramming in five games in six days — with four of those games coming on the road.
After starting the season 0-3, the Butler baseball team rebounded this past weekend to rattle off three straight wins on the road to bring the team to an even .500.
The Bulldogs are 2-6 in conference play.
The Bulldogs picked up their second conference win of the season during the series.
The Bulldogs swept the Wildcats in their second Big East series of the season, improving their record to 4-1 in conference play and 23-8 overall.
The Bulldogs start conference play on April 6 at Creighton. Butler was picked to finish third in the Big East preseason poll.
The Butler baseball team is coming off its best season since 2003. They nabbed 31 games under the guidance of newly acquired head coach, Dave Schrage