Butler freshman Jared Armstrong and freshman Kyla Callins are the Butler Athletes of the Week, presented by the Marines.
Russell Smith, Men’s Basketball
Though the Grizzlies dropped both of their games last week forward Russell Smith had two strong performances. In a home loss to the Cowley Tigers Smith produced a double-double, scoring 10 points while pulling down 11 rebounds. In the Grizzlies road loss at Allen on Saturday the redshirt freshman from Kansas City, Kansas poured in a team-high 24 points and grabbed 6 rebounds.
Ericka Mattingly, Women’s Basketball
Ericka Mattingly has been a stat-sheet stuffer for the Grizzlies in two games this week. Against Cowley, she had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds and just missed a triple-double with eight rebounds. She also had three assists and a blocked shot. In an 87-57 win over Allen County on the road, she had 18 points with seven rebounds and eight assists, as well as four steals.