Antonio Butler

#2 Antonio Butler

HT. 6-2
WT. 170
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin HS (Lipscomb Univ.)

2011 (JUNIOR): Started 54 games and played in 60 contests, batting .236 with four doubles, one home run and 17 RBIs … Scored 34 runs with 19 walks and team-best 26 stolen bases … Posted nine multi-hit and four multi-RBI contests … Doubled and scored twice in doubleheader opener versus the Univ. of St. Francis [IN] … Singled and stole a pair of bases in series opener at Freed-Hardeman … Scored twice in both contests at Texas Wesleyan … Singled, walked, drove in two runs, stole two bases and scored once in second game at Northwood [TX] Univ. … Collected two hits in series finale against Trevecca Nazarene and two more with two stolen bases versus Tennessee Wesleyan … Hit two-run homer and scored three times in series opener at Blue Mountain … Walked twice and scored two runs in first game against Embry-Riddle and added two hits in second contests versus ERAU … Recorded two hits with two stolen bases and two runs scored against Lindsey Wilson … Stole two more bases, scored twice and drove in a run at Campbellsville Univ. … Went 3-for-4 with four stolen bases and two runs scored in series finale at Bethel Univ., an 18-15 CU victory … Doubled twice and had three hits with two RBIs in series opener versus Mid-Continent … Collected two stolen bases against both Bethel and Freed-Hardeman in first two games of TranSouth Championships … Posted two hits with a run scored in first meeting against Tennessee Wesleyan in NAIA Championship Opening Round … Added two hits with a double and two RBIs versus William Jewell. 


BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Spent two seasons at Lipscomb Univ. in Nashville, Tenn., batting .283 in 48 games as freshman and .320 in seven contests as sophomore … Earned All-Atlantic Sun Conference and All-Conference Tournament honors as freshman … Scored 33 runs with seven doubles, five home runs, 30 RBIs, 18 walks and 10 stolen bases as freshman … Doubled and drive in two runs at Auburn … Doubled, scored a run and drove in two runs in series finale at Mercer … Homered in opener at USC-Upstate and collected two hits with a homer and three RBIs in second contest of series … Recorded two hits and scored twice against Samford … Posted three hits in second game of series versus Stetson and had five hits with a solo homer, three runs scored and three RBIs in series … Doubled, scored a run and drove in another against Middle Tennessee … Collected three hits with a double and two runs scored in opener at Fresno State … Hit solo homer in first game of doubleheader at FSU … Doubled, homered, drove in four runs and posted three hits at Western Kentucky … Singled and tripled in first game at North Florida and walked twice and scored two runs in second contest … Singled, walked and scored twice in final game of series at Florida Gulf Coast and versus Kentucky … Collected two hits in series opener at Jacksonville … Posted two hits and drove in a run in final two games of series versus Belmont … Had two hits and two RBIs in series opener against Campbell and added two hits with one RBI in series finale … Singled home two runs versus Austin Peay … Singled, scored twice and drove in two runs in second game at East Tennessee … Went 3-for-4 with double and run scored versus ETSU in first game of A-Sun Championships ... Played in just seven games as sophomore, collecting two doubles, one triple, five RBIs and one run scored … Doubled and drove in a run in lidlifter versus Murray State and added two hits and one RBI in second contest … Collected two hits with a triple and two RBIs at UT Martin.


HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner for coach Scott Hunt at Gallatin HS … Two-time All-District and All-Region selection for the Green Wave … Batted .356 with three home runs, 14 RBIs and 237 stolen bases as junior .. Also lettered three years in football, earning Team Offensive Back MVP honors as senior … Lettered two years in basketball, garnering Team Defensive Award as junior.


PERSONAL: Antonio Vontez Butler … Son of Sharon Parker … Born October 4, 1989.