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Cross country: Butler women finish third at national championship meet

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER A magical journey came to an end Saturday for the Butler women’s cross country team with a third place finish at the NCAA Division I National Championship Meet. The team that began the season ranked No. 30 in the preseason rankings, turned in steady performance after steady performance as the

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: Men place 17th at Notre Dame

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER A disappointing finish at the Notre Dame Invitational Friday left the Butler men’s cross country team feeling as though it still has something to prove. The Bulldogs placed 17th out of 27 teams at the event. “We’re better than that, and we know it,” coach Matt Roe said. Sophomore Erik

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 finishes seventh at Indiana Intercollegiate Meet

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler cross country team competed in the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet last Friday. The first team sat, giving the second squad a chance to showcase its abilities. The team placed seventh out of eight teams with a score of 161. Junior Erica Carlson led Butler to the finish line, finishing

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

Coaches prepared for Big East

BY AUSTIN MONTEITH | SPORTS EDITOR Butler coaches are gearing up for their teams’ debuts in the Big East this season. The level of competition will be higher across the board in the Big East compared to Butler’s former conference, the Atlantic 10. “Night in, night out, there’s not a game that you can take off,”

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