Here’s what you may have missed this summer in the world of Butler Athletics.
Bulldogs outfielder Harrison Freed on June 5 was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 13th round with the 386th overall pick.
Butler baseball pitcher Ryan Pepiot on June 4 became the high-drafted player in school history, as he was selected by the Dodgers in the third round of the 2019 MLB Draft.
The story of a final season: A battle between what he wants and what baseball is willing to give him. How Butler baseball graduate transfer Kyle Smith ended up at Butler, and why the sport is kind of a mindscrew.
Zach Parker was elected as the team’s designed haircutter this season.
The Bulldogs overturned an early deficit to get back above .500 on the season.
The Bulldogs are 2-6 in conference play.
The Bulldogs took a 3-2 lead but were unable to hold on for the win.
There is way more that goes into keeping Butler’s fields in good condition than initially meets the eye.
In the midst of a breakout season, Harrison Freed is proving why he was one of the most underrated recruits coming out of high school.