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Track team making strides in preparation for Big East

Track team making strides in preparation for Big East

The Butler track and field team is ready to begin a new season. Butler will rely on upperclassmen to help reach its goals. With the team beginning its first year in the Big East Conference, a transition from the Atlantic 10 Conference will be required for many. But senior distance runner Katie Clark is confident

Cross country readies for regional

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER While the Butler women’s varsity cross country squad spent the week preparing for this weekend’s NCAA Great Lakes Regional, the second squad competed in the Hoosier Invitational. Leading the way for the Bulldogs was sophomore Samantha Turley, who earned an eighth-place finish with a time of 19:10. Freshman Maddie Westerhoff

Cross country continues hot start, travel to Notre Dame

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s cross country team made a strong case for national contention Saturday at the Roy Griak Invitational, placing third overall with a score of 94. Arizona and Michigan State placed first and second, respectively. This was the first opportunity of the season for the team to showcase its

Cross country: Big East offers new challenges

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s and women’s cross country teams will face their biggest test yet as the program begins its season this Friday. A move to the Atlantic 10 Conference last year proved to be of little concern, as both teams came away with conference titles. However, the Big East will

Track competes in California, Indiana

The Butler track and field team made waves last weekend with a handful of stellar performances at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Junior Katie Clark led the team, shattering All-American Victoria Mitchell’s school record in the 5,000-meter run by 23 seconds. Clark clocked 15:43.52 for fourth place out of collegiate runners and 11th

Cross country: Uncertain no more, team going to nationals

Five years ago, senior Katie Clark was in England, helping take care of her family as the second oldest of six children. But deep down, hopes of being a professional runner began to surface. Head cross country coach Matt Roe and then-assistant coach Darren Gauson tried to get Clark to come to Butler multiple times,

Cross country: Teams continue winning tradition in conference

The Butler men’s and women’s cross country teams made history last Saturday as they continued their respective streaks of conference championship victories with victories at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships. The men captured their 15th consecutive conference title, and the women brought home their fourth-straight title. It was the first for both teams in

Bulldogs make early mark in Atlantic 10

Butler athletes are already making a mark on the Atlantic 10 Conference, picking up various conference awards. At the end of each week of athletic events, the A-10 produces a list of awards, including Athlete of the Week and Rookie of the Week. Each of the A-10 schools sends in a nominee from each sport,