Butler Athletes of the Week, presented by the Marines - February 20, 2018

Butler Athletes of the Week, presented by the Marines - February 20, 2018

Butler sophomores Connor Hurst and Roshae Burrell are the Butler Athletes of the Week, presented by the Marines.

Connor Hurst, Baseball

Hurst, an outfielder from Augusta, Kan., had a monster performance in a Sunday home doubleheader sweep over Coffeyville. In a 4-1 Game 1 victory over the Ravens, Hurst went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and scored twice. He continued his hot hitting in the second game, hitting two home runs and driving in eight runs in a 21-7 win. Like Game 1, Hurst went 3-for-3 and scored four runs. He finished the day hitting 6-for-6, six runs scored, five extra-base hits, two home runs and eight runs batted in.

Roshae Burrell, Women’s Track & Field

Burrell, a mid-distance runner from Portland, Jamaica, helped the Grizzly women to a Jayhawk West crown at the Region VI Indoor Championships on Sunday in Manhattan. Burrell was the opening runner on the women's distance medley relay team, which took first place with a time of 12:46.00. She also was on the 4x800-meter relay, taking second (9:54.51). Individually, she placed runner-up in the 1,000-meter run (3:07.61) and finished sixth in the 800-meter run (2:27.20).