Weekly Update

Weekly Wednesday Update 11/7

The last two weeks before Thanksgiving Break seem to be a busy time for the Club Sports Department and Club teams. Many teams are trying to squeeze in another few games before the break! The Department is also hosting the 2nd Officer Meeting for Club Presidents this week.

Over the weekend, six teams had competitions. Here is how they did:

Ultimate: The ultimate frisbee squad had a busy weekend, traveling to a Saturday tournament and hosting a Monday night game. At the tournament, they went 5-0 and ended up in 1st place! Their wins came against Huntington University (11-0), UIndy (11-4), Grace College (11-9), SFU (13-5), and UIndy (13-6). On Monday night, the team hosted IUPUI at the Butler Bowl.

Men’s Volleyball: The team traveled to Bradley University for a tournament on Saturday. They started the day off with a tie against Western Illinois, a win against the Bradley Alumni team, and a win against Wash U-St. Louis. To end the day, they lost to Illinois State. The team ended up getting 5th place!

Equestrian: Members from the team traveled to Terre Haute over the weekend for their first hunt seat show of the semester! The team came back with many awards, including Christine Slover – 1st in Novice Fences and 1st in Novice Flat, Izzy Templetpn – 1st in Novice Flat, Erica Zirkelbach – 1st in Open Fences, Gracie Seymour – 1st in open Flat, and Olivia Bradley – 1st in Intermediate Fences

Women’s Basketball: The team hosted a round robin tournament at the Butler HRC and EFG courts over the weekend! They played four games and ended the day with a record of 1-3. The team lost to IU White 30-46, lost to Cincinnati 44-66, beat IU Red 47-45, and lost to Purdue 33-40.

Men’s Lacrosse: Due to the nasty weather that hit the Midwest over the weekend, the Men’s Lacrosse game against Louisville was cancelled and will be made up in the future.

Curling: The team continued their weekly matches on Saturday when they hosted the University of Indianapolis Curling team. After a close match, the Butler team won 5-4!

Weekly Update

Weekly Wednesday Update 10/31

Happy Halloween from the Club Sports Department!

Over the weekend, four Club Sports teams were in action. Here is how they did:

Women’s Volleyball: Both the ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams participated in the team’s home tournament on Saturday. The 12-team tournament took place in both the HRC and the EFG. The ‘A’ team made it to the gold bracket, but lost a heartbreaking championship match. The ‘B’ team won the silver bracket! Both teams have two weeks off until they travel to University of Illinois for their next event.

Golf: The golf team headed to the Purgatory Golf Course for the two-day NCCGA Indiana Regional Tournament over the weekend. The team placed 3rd overall! Ben Otto led the way with round scores of 76 and 77. He placed 2nd for individual players. The golf team has finished a terrific fall season, but will be back when it warms up in the spring! Photo credit to the team.

Tennis: The team traveled to IUPUI for a nighttime tournament, the Naptown Midnight Crown Invitational. The ‘B’ team won the silver bracket, while the ‘A’ team got third in the gold bracket! Photo credit to the team.

Women’s Lacrosse: The team ended their fall season by hosting Taylor University on Sunday morning. Photos by Jimmy Lafakis.

       

Weekly Update

Weekly Wednesday Update 10/24

Last weekend was one of the busiest thus far for our Club Sports teams! There were a total of 10 events over nine teams. Here’s how everyone did:

Men’s Volleyball: The Men’s Volleyball team hosted their Inaugural Halloween Showcase this weekend in the HRC. There were many teams that attended this event, including Ferris State, Indiana State, Ball State, and Southern Illinois. The Butler ‘A’ team ended up going 4-0 on the day and was crowned champions of the tournament! They beat both Indiana State (25-16, 25-20) and Southern Illinois (25-19, 26-24) in pool play. In the semi-final round, they beat Indiana State (25-16, 25-17) and in the championship, they won against Ferris State (25-14, 25-17). Congrats to the team!

Tennis: The Tennis team traveled to Toledo, Ohio for the Clay Court Invitational. They played against some tough competition under some drastic weather conditions (snow already?!). After three days of matches, the team ended up getting 3rd place! Congrats!! Photo credits to the team

Hockey: The Hockey team lost two close games to Illinois over the weekend. The score of their first game was 2-7 and the score of their second game was 4-7. The team will bounce back on November 10th against Cincinnati.

Women’s Basketball: The Tennis team traveled to Northern Kentucky University for their first event of the semester, the NKU Norse Invitational. They went 1-2 on the day, with their win coming against Northern Kentucky University.

Swimming: The Swim team traveled to Miami Ohio on Saturday for their first tournament of the semester.

Women’s Soccer: The team closed their strong fall season out with an away game against Bradley University. Congrats on an incredible fall semester! Photo credits to Jimmy L.

Ultimate: The Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Grace College for a tournament on Saturday.

Women’s Volleyball: The Women’s Volleyball team sent both the ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams to University of Dayton on Saturday. The ‘A’ team made it to the gold bracket and dropped an extremely competitive, heartbreaking game to Ohio State ‘A’. The ‘B’ team competed in the bronze bracket after a tough morning pool play schedule.

Men’s Lacrosse: The team traveled to Indiana University for a huge battle against in-state rival IU.

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Weekly Wednesday Update 10/17

As we’ve reached the midway point in the fall semester, most of our Club Sports teams’ seasons are in full swing! Since Butler’s Fall Break was last weekend, there are no new results to share. Many Club teams are in action this coming weekend though, so here is the schedule:

Tennis: Members of the Club Tennis team are traveling to Toledo, Ohio for the three-day Clay Court Invitational, hosted by University of Toledo.

Hockey: The Hockey team has two away games this coming weekend, one on Friday, October 19th and one on Saturday, October 20th, both against University of Illinois at Illinois. Photo Credit: Jimmy Lafakis

Women’s Basketball: The team’s first tournament of the year is at Northern Kentucky University on Saturday.

Women’s Volleyball: Both the ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams are traveling to their first tournament of the year at University of Dayton on Saturday.

Men’s Volleyball: The team is hosting their first tournament of the year on Saturday at the HRC, with both their ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams participating. Other teams attending this Inaugural Halloween Showcase are Ball State, Indiana State, Southern Illinois, and Ferris State.

Men’s Lacrosse: The Club Men’s Lacrosse team is traveling to IU this weekend for an away game vs. Indiana. Photo Credit: Jimmy Lafakis

Weekly Update

Weekly Wednesday Update 10/10

Cycling: The Club Cycling team participated in the 51st Annual Hilly Hundred Bike Race over the weekend. They had the option to bike a 37-mile or 54-mile route on Saturday and then a 39-mile or 53-mile route on Sunday. All routes were located around Bloomington, Indiana.

   

Hockey: The Butler Club Hockey team had two games this past weekend, one at home vs. Miami University and one away at Miami University. The team lost two tough games 4-9 and 2-7. The games are recapped here.

Men’s Soccer: The Men’s Club Soccer team had a busy weekend to close out their fall semester season. They traveled Notre Dame University on Friday, but lost that game 1-5. Then the team traveled to Miami University on Saturday to take on the Redhawks and dropped a close match 0-1. The team ended their season on a high note, with 2-1 home victory over the Wright State Club Soccer team on Sunday.

   

Women’s Soccer: The Women’s Club Soccer team had an exciting weekend competing against Midwest teams. They picked up a huge home win against DePaul on Saturday, winning 5-0. On Sunday, the team traveled to Milwaukee, the “midway point”, to take on a strong Iowa Club Soccer team. That game ended in a 1-1 tie.

   

Ultimate: The Club Ultimate team hosted the IUPUI team under the lights at the Butler Bowl on Monday. The cross-town rivalry game was intense, but the Bulldogs came out on top, 9-8!

   

All photos courtesy of Jimmy Lafakis!