2014 -- Indoor - placed ninth in mile at Big 4 Duals (4:23.36), Bill Bergan Invite (4:25.53) at Iowa Invite (4:28.41)... Outdoor - anchored team-leading 6,400-meter relay to 10th place at Drake Relays (17:01.65)... that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... placed 11th in 1,500 meters at Arkansas Spring Invite (3:59.88) and ran event at Musco Twilight (4:01.01)... Cross Country - ran season bests in 4,000 meters at Bulldog Classic (12:43) and 8,000 meters at Illinois State Invite (25:44).
2013 -- Indoor - placed 12th in mile at adidas Classic (4:21.04) and 17th at Bill Bergan Invite (4:17.58)... Outdoor - did not compete... Cross Country - competed in four of six races... ran season-best times at Hawkeye Early Bird Invite (13:24.65-4,000 meters), Black & Gold Invite (19:32.70-6,000 meters) and Roy Griak Invite (26:55.5-8,000 meters)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.
High School -- four-time letter winner in cross country and track... All-State in track as a senior... three-time All-Conference selection in cross country and track... two-time all-district in cross country and track... two-time team MVP in cross country and team MVP as a senior for track... two-time team captain in cross country and track... placed first in the 1600 meters (4:18), fifth in the 3200 meters (9:32), and sixth in the 1600 meter medley (3:33) at the state track meet as a senior.
Personal -- born May 8, 1993... son of Joe and Susan Butler... father ran cross country and track at the University of Kentucky... academic letterwinner as a junior and senior... marketing major.
|Butler's Collegiate Bests|
|1,500 Meters (O)||3:59.88||at Arkansas Spring Invitational||4/5/14|
|Mile (I)||4:17.58||at Bill Bergan Invitational||1/26/13|
|4,000 Meters (CC)||12:43||at Bulldog Classic||8/29/14|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||19:32.70||Black & Gold Invitational||9/13/13|
|8,000 Meters (CC)||25:44||at Illinois State Invitational||9/12/14|