AS A SENIOR (2015): HONORS: USTFCCCA All-South Region ... Cross Country - ran in five of the team's nine events ... had two Top 10 finishes on the season and a total of three Top 15 finishes ... best finish was eighth place at the USF Invitational (9/5) as he ran a time of 26:18.13 ... ran a season-best 8K time of 25:43.91 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational as he finished 10th among non-Division I runners at the meet ... placed 15th at at the SSC Championships (11/8) as he ran an 8K time of 26:57.10 ... finished 22nd at the NCAA D-II South Regional Championships (12/6) as he ran a 10K time of 33:46.08 ... ran a time of 33:56.80 to finish in 171st place at the NCAA D-II National Championships ... Track - ran in four of team's six meets ... top finish was fifth in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase at the USF Invitational (3/12) as he ran a time of 10:23.4, which is the third fastest time in that event in school history ... finished 8th in the 5,000-meter run at the Bulls Invitational (3/20) as he ran a time of 15:31.21 ... placed 12th in the 3,000-meter run at the Embry-Riddle Last Chance Meet (3/20) with a time of 9:08.36 ... placed 17th in the 1,500-meter run (4:21.94) at the Bulls Invitational (3/20).
AS A JUNIOR (2014): Track – ran in four of the team's seven meets ... top finish was fifth in the 5,000 meter run (15:38.19) at the USF Bulls Invitational (3/21) ... ran both the 1,500 and 3,000 meter runs at the USF Invitational (3/15) ... finished 40th in the 1,500 meter run (4:15.45) and 18th in the 3,000 meter run (9:05.25) ... was 17th in the 5,000 meter run (16:04.31) at the UNF Spring Break Invitational (3/29).
Career Best XC Times: 8K: 25:43.91 / UF Mountain Dew Invitational, 9/20/14; 10K: 33:46.08 / NCAA Division II South Regional Championships, 11/22/14.
PRIOR TO FSC: Attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton from 2007-09 ... ran track and cross country for the Owls ... holds school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (10:08.08).
HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 graduate of Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Fla. ... was a four-year lettermen in both cross country and track at Holy Trinity ... Earned All-State honors in cross country as a junior ... named an All-State selection in track as both a junior and senior ... was a member of three FHSAA Class A State Cross Country Championship teams.
PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Rhonda Butler ... born 9/22/88 ... has an older brother, Greg and a younger brother, Alex ... lists Manchester United and Orlando City as his favorite professional sports team ... is involved with ROTC at Florida Southern.