Butler nabs another Horizon League honor
GREEN BAY – For the second straight week, and the third time this season, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women’s basketball player Bailey Butler was named the Horizon League Freshman of the Week.
With Maddy Schreiber receiving the award twice earlier this season, the Phoenix have received the award five times, twice more than any other Horizon League team.
Butler was key to Green Bay winning three games last week and eight straight overall.
The South Wayne native started the week with a career-high 14 points and 4 rebounds in 23 minutes against UW-Milwaukee.
Butler was also impressive in wins at Oakland and Detroit Mercy.
Against the Golden Grizzlies, the guard scored 8 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, dished out 4 assists and had 3 steals.
At Detroit Mercy, Butler scored 8 points and pulled down a career-high 6 rebounds.
In the three wins, she averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.6 steals per game.
Combined, Butler shot 55.5% from the floor and 33.3% from beyond the 3-point line.