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Byron Butler
Byron Butler


New Berlin, WI

High School:



Iowa Earns CSCAA Team Scholar All-America Awards

5 Hawkeyes recognized individually for academic and athletic excellence


Hawkeyes Announce 2012-13 Award Winners

Butler, Betulius, Boschult, Seemann and Grilli earn top honors


9 Hawkeyes Earn Academic Honor

UI swimmers garner Scholar All-America accolades


59 Hawkeyes Named Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Iowa student-athletes honored for academic excellence


Gold Team Earns Bragging Rights

The gold squad beat the black squad 108-91 at the annual Black and Gold Intraquad meet.

High School -- won 100 fly (49.11) and 100 back (50.05) state titles senior year with both times ranking fourth in Division I meet history... led 200 medley relay to second place at state meet with a time that ranks seventh in meet history... three-time automatic all-American, earning all-America consideration as part of 400 free relay... Milwaukee Journal 2009 Swimmer of the Year... won 100 fly state title (51.39) and placed seventh in 100 back (53.85) at state meet junior year... 12-time state qualifier... five-time all-state, eight-time conference champion and eight-time first team all-conference... set conference record in 100 back three times... three-time team MVP... team captain senior year... six-time Junior National qualifier... 2008 USA short course national championship qualifier... set school and pool records in 100 fly, 100 back, and as part of 200 medley and 400 free relays... three-time USA swimming scholastic all-American and AP scholar... four-year honor roll student... coached by Paul Lutzke and Blaine Carlson... swam for Waukesha Express Swim Club.

Personal -- born July 8, 1991... son of Wyatt and Robin Butler... biology major.