AS A FRESHMAN:
- Made her indoor debut for the Irish at the Blue & Gold Invitational where she placed eighth with a time of 7.83 in the 60m, her first collegiate race.
- Set a PR in the 200m at the ND Invite with a time of 25.43 (indoor).
- Recorded a personal best in the 60m at the Alex Wilson Invite where she had a time of 7.70 (indoor).
- Set a personal best in the 100m at the Louisville Invite with a time of 11.91 (outdoor).
- Marked a career best in the 200m during the Bobcat Invitational with a time of 24.72 (outdoor).
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Graduated from Liberty-Benton High School (Ohio) in the spring of 2016.
- 10-time individual and 2-time team Ohio Division II State Champion in track & field.
- Ohio DII state record in the 100m dash (11.67).
- Led team to back-to-back Ohio DII team titles in 2015 and 2016.
- 4-time letter winner in track & field and 2-time letter winner in cross-country.
- Born in Findlay, Ohio, to Mark and Kimberly Butler.
- Father ran track for Bowling Green State University and brother, Seth, ran track for Colorado State University.
- Also has two other older brothers, Aaron and Daniel.
LINK TO TFRRS PROFILE:
Michaela Elise Butler