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5 Tony Butler
Tony  Butler

Hometown:
Sun Prairie, Wis.

High School:
Sun Prairie

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R

03/30/2014

No. 2 Virginia Sweeps Virginia Tech With 7-4 Sunday Win

Cavaliers have won six straight games, now 10-2 in ACC play

02/11/2014

2014 Baseball Season Outlook

Cavaliers open 2014 season Friday (Feb. 14) against Kentucky

10/22/2013

Recruiting Class Ranked 14th Nationally by Baseball America

2013-14 class features nine student-athletes, including three MLB draftees

10/02/2013

Orange Rallies to Top Blue in Game 1, 5-4

Irving hits two-run single in eighth inning to push Orange to win

06/23/2014

Virginia Baseball: 2014 Season in Photos

Relive all of the excitement by browsing some of the best images from the run to the College World Series.

2014
• Made nine appearances, including one start (March 30 at second base vs. Virginia Tech)
• Drove in run in win over Virginia Tech (3/30)
• Picked up first career hit, a single, in seventh inning against William & Mary (4/16)
• Singled and scored in win over Richmond (4/23)

SUN PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL
• Named First-Team All-State in 2012 (junior season)
• Did not play his senior season after suffering injury in scrimmage before season
• Three-time all-conference and all-region honoree
• Holds Sun Prairie single-season records in runs batting (.521), hits (49), runs (43), singles (34) and OBP (.628)
• Hit .521 with two homers, eight doubles, five triples and 18 stolen bases during huge junior season
• Three-year team captain and two-time team MVP and Gold Glove winner
• Named All-State Academic his junior year
• Was honorable mention all-state honoree in 2011 as sophomore
• Coached by Rob Hamilton
• Played basketball his freshman year
• Member of National Honor Society and DECA Club

PERSONAL
• Parents are Craig and Betsy Butler
• Has one sister, Paige, and one brother, Tyler

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