Butler volleyball opened up home Big East play in Hinkle against the DePaul Blue Demons, winning their first five-set game this season.
A look back at the week in Butler sports.
The Butler volleyball team split their final home series of the season, falling to Marquette before sweeping DePaul on senior day.
The Butler volleyball team is 1-1 following their first weekend of conference play. The Bulldogs will return home next weekend for the season’s first Big East home games.
The Butler volleyball team captured their first win of the season, but fell in straight sets in their other two matches in the Top Dawg Challenge.
The Butler volleyball team returns first team All-Big East selection Bri Lilly and adds eight new faces to the roster. The team looks to sustain their success following last year’s Big East Tournament appearance.
The Bulldogs bounced back from a loss Sept. 1 to go 2-1 at the Michigan Invitational. The two wins also included an impromptu dance session.
The Butler volleyball team enjoyed a 20-win campaign last year. The Bulldogs will look to a young group with only one senior to steer them in the right direction.
JIMMY LAFAKIS | STAFF REPORTER Despite Butler sophomore Makayla Ferguson recording 31 assists, 14 digs, three blocks and six kills, Butler fell to Villanova in five sets Saturday night. The tide of the match shifted multiple times. The final scores of the sets were 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-25, 9-15. The loss moved Butler to 5-14…
The Butler volleyball team took its hot streak to Cincinnati Friday and lost to Xavier in a close five-set match (22-25, 28-26, 25-13, 25-27, 9-15). The Musketeers took the first set down to the wire. A kill by Xavier freshman outside-hitter Abbey Bessler put the Musketeers at set point. This was followed by another kill…