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6-0 / 180
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Drafted in the 21st round (641st overall) of the MLB Draft by the Houston Astros ... started 57 games, mostly in right field, but also started at second base and shortstop due to injuries ... third on the team in batting with a .326 average ... ranked fourth in the ACC in triples (4), fifth in sac bunts (10) and 12th in hit batsman (10) ... also had nine doubles, four homers and 34 RBI ... slugged at a .460 clip and had an on-base percentage of .404 ... stole six bases, the second-most on the team ... maintained a .300 batting average or better from February 28 ...had 21 multi-hit games ... had two hits in the longest game in NCAA history against Texas (5/30) in the Austin Regional ... went 2-for-4 with a run vs. Texas State in the regional opener (5/29) ... hit three singles and scored twice against Miami in the ACC Championship (5/22) ... went 2-for-4 with a triple vs. Georgia Tech (5/21) ... went 5-for-9 in the first two games against North Carolina (5/14-15) ... doubled and scored a run against UConn (5/12) ... went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and three runs vs. Miami (5/3) ... had two hits, a triple and an RBI the day prior against the Hurricanes (5/2) ... went 2-for-3 with a solo home run against Virginia (4/18) ... drove in a pair of runs with a double at UMass (4/15) ... went 3-for-7 with a double, home run and four RBI at Wake Forest (4/11) ... went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBI vs. NC State (4/5) ... knocked three hits in the series opener against the Wolfpack (4/4) and vs. Clemson (3/27) ... had two hits, including a solo home run, at Maryland (3/22) ... also had two hits the day before against the Terrapins (3/21) and had a double and two RBI in the opener (3/20) ... had two hits, an RBI and a run at Northeastern (3/17) ... went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs at Florida State (3/7) ... belted a solo home run in the series opener at the Seminoles (3/6) ... had two hits and a run at Florida Gulf Coast (3/3) ... had two hits, a triple, an RBI and three runs scored vs. Samford (3/1) ... also tripled in the previous game against Towson (2/28) while driving in four runs ... went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI at Stetson (2/21).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Started 51 games and appeared in 52 ... led the team with 31 walks, 11 stolen bases and three triples ... second with 42 runs and six homers ... recorded 14 multi-hit games and batted as high as .440 on March 7 ... started the season by getting a hit in 18 of the first 22 games ... 10 of those games were he had multiple hits ... reached base in all four plate appearances vs. UConn (5/13), going 2-for-2 with a pair of walks, two RBI, and a career-high three runs ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run vs. Maryland (5/3) ... went 2-for-4 in consecutive games at UConn (4/2) and vs. Duke (4/5) ... cracked a three-run homer to lead BC past the Huskies and finished with a career-high four RBI ... had a pair of hits against Georgia Tech (3/30) and at Virginia (3/21) ... went 5-for-7 in two games at Florida Atlantic (3/5) and Miami (3/7) with a home run, a triple, four RBI, and five runs ... went 12-for-22 in a four-game stretch from 3/1 to 3/4 ... had six RBI, a homer, and five runs scored during that span ... hit a homer in consecutive games at Georgia Southern (3/23-3/24) ... went 3-for-5 on 3/24 with three RBI ... hit a homer and a triple on 3/23 with three RBI and two runs.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Participated in 17 games ... recorded six appearances in the starting lineup, including four at second base ... totaled five hits and two RBIs on the season ... walked four times and scored three runs ... went 2-for-3 as a pinch hitter ... hit a double and walked twice in collegiate debut against Villanova (3/7/07) ... recorded one hit and one run scored against Quinnipiac (5/1) ... tallied a hit and run scored against NC State (3/30).
Three-year varsity infielder and pitcher at Jesuit High School in New Orleans, La ... member of two-time District Championship team ... two-time All-District team and American Legion All-District team selection ... two-time Academic All-District member ... member of 2005 5A State Champion team ... member of National Honor Society ... honor roll student.
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Barry is the second of Barry and Rhonda Butera's four children ... father Barry played three years for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox ... born June 5, 1987.
BUTERA'S CAREER STATISTICS
|Year|| GP-GS || Avg. ||AB ||Runs ||
Hits ||RBI|| 2B || 3B || HR || BB || SB
|2007 ||17-6 ||.192 ||26 ||3 ||5 ||2 ||1 ||0 ||0 ||4 ||0 |
|2008 ||52-51 ||.268 ||205 ||42 ||55 ||32 ||10 ||3 ||6 ||31 ||11 |
|Career ||69-57 ||.260 ||231 ||45 ||60 ||34 ||11 ||3 ||6 ||35 ||11 |
BUTERA'S CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 5 vs. Lehigh (3/2/08)
Runs: 3 (2x) last vs. UConn (5/13/08)
RBI: 4 at UConn (4/2/08)
Hitting Streak: 9 games (3/5/08-3/21/08)