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BASKETBALL ISSUE: On the Horizon: How will the Bulldogs fare in the Horizon League?

Last season the Butler men’s basketball team was in a fight for first place in the Horizon League throughout the season. But where will this season’s team finish in the standings? Here is a look into my projected Horizon League standings for the 2011-12 season. 10. Illinois-Chicago —2011-12 projected record (28 games): 9-19 (3-15) 9.

Batter Up: Falkenberry hits ’em out, drives ’em in

Before stepping into the batter’s box, Erin Falkenberry draws an “E” in the dirt while standing in the on-deck circle. The junior first baseman doesn’t classify herself as superstitious, but the ritual has paid big dividends for her. Falkenberry recently set Butler’s career RBI record (109) and currently holds records for career slugging percentage (.556)

Women’s tennis falls in HL semis

The Butler women’s tennis team, coming off a loss versus UIC in the final match of the regular season, entered the first round of the Horizon League Championship Tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Bulldogs (15-10, 7-4 HL) finished fourth in the tournament after falling to Detroit in their third match, 4-2. After losing

Softball sweeps Detroit

The Butler softball team recovered from a pair of losses against IPFW, sweeping a three-game series against Horizon League opponent Detroit. The Bulldogs (16-11, 4-1 HL) outscored the Titans (4-18, 0-6 HL) 28-7 during the three game series and dispatched Detroit, 11-1, in five innings in the second game of a doubleheader and the final