Butera tallies a hit to reach base safely in last five games
Finished career ranked on six BC career record lists ... tied for second with 38 starts, ranked sixth with 230.1 innings pitched, and seventh with 69 appearances ... finished tied for second with 176 hits allowed, third with 111 walks and fifth with 176 runs ... 14 starts in 2012 tied for fourth on BC's single-season list ... 13 starts in 2013 tied for 10th ... made 27 appearances in 2012, tying for seventh on the school's single-season list.
AS A SENIOR (2014)
Voted a team captain ... made 15 appearances, including five starts ... recorded a 5.91 ERA with a 0-4 record ... allowed 45 hits, 40 runs - 28 earned - 21 walks and 19 strikeouts over 42.2 innings ... inherited eight runners and allowed just one to score ... allowed four hits, two runs - one earned - one walk and two strikeouts in a six-inning outing at Rhode Island (4/29) ... struck out a season-high five in a six-inning start against Northeastern (4/21), allowing five hits, four runs and two walks ... struck out three over 2.1 innings of relief work, allowing six hits and three runs at Northeastern (3/25) ... did not allow an earned run in three innings of relief against Wake Forest (3/21) ... struck out three in 1.1 innings of relief at FAU (3/5), allowing two hits, two runs and a walk.
AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Started 13 games, tallying a 6.31 ERA and a 0-12 record ... allowed 105 hits, 63 runs - 50 earned - 30 walks and 23 strikeouts over 71.1 innings ... led the BC pitching staff in innings and tied for the most starts ... fifth on the staff in Ks ... also tied for the team lead with five pickoffs ... went 5.0 innings at Maryland (5/17), allowing three runs, just one walk, seven hits and striking out two ... allowed six hits over 6.0 innings at Duke (3/30), surrendering five runs - three earned - and striking out one ... did not walk a batter in a 5.1-inning start at North Carolina (3/23) ... struck out a season-high four in 5.1 innings at Georgia Tech (3/15), allowing 11 hits, six runs and three walks ... pitched a career-high 6.2 innings at East Carolina (2/22), allowing just two runs in, striking out one, walking four and allowing six hits ... began the season with a six-inning start against VCU (2/15), allowing just five hits and two runs without giving up a walk ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Started 14 games, going 5-3 on the season with a 5.64 ERA ... led the Eagles in opponent batting average (.285), win percentage (.625), wins, strikeouts (40), games started, wild pitched (10) and hit batters (14), while tying for the strikeouts looking lead with 14 ... second on the staff in innings (67.0) ... allowed 72 hits, 47 runs - 42 earned - and 37 walks ... went 3-3 in ACC play with a 6.31 ERA and 29 strikeouts ... pitched a season-high 6.1 innings in fifth win against Wake Forest (4/28), striking out five, allowing four hits, just one run and no walks ... allowed just one hit and one run while walking two and fanning one in the start against St. John's (4/24) ... tallied consecutive wins against Maryland (3/30) and Georgia Tech (2/23), throwing 5.2 innings in both ... allowed five hits, two runs, two walks and five Ks versus the Terrapins while tying a team season and personal career high with seven strikeouts against the Yellow Jackets ... pitched 5.0 innings to get the win at Florida Gulf Coast (3/2), giving up just two hits, an unearned run, four walks and fanning four ... started the Eagles' season with a win over Virginia (2/17), going 6.0 innings, allowing seven hits, three runs, only one walk and striking out one.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
Led the team with 27 appearances and had six starts ... led all freshmen with a 4.38 ERA, a 2-1 record and 49.1 innings pitched ... allowed 26 runs - 24 earned - on 46 hits ... struck out 36 and walked 23 ... threw 1.1 no-hit innings against NC State (5/21) in the season finale ... started and tallied the win against Le Moyne (5/15) after throwing 3.0 shutout innings, allowing one hit ... struck out four and did not allow a hit in 3.0 innings of work at Wake Forest (5/8) ... started the game at the Demon Deacons (5/6) and threw 2.0 shutout frames ... worked 1.2 innings and allowed one hit against Clemson (4/16) and Virginia Tech (3/25) ... started at Bethune-Cookman (3/8) and threw 4.0 shutout innings, allowing one hit and fanning a career-high seven to get the win ... struck out two in an inning of work vs. SIU Edwardsville (3/5) ... started at Florida (2/25) and allowed two runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings, not getting the decision ... worked 2.0 frames and allowed a hit against Indiana (2/19) ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Played two years of varsity at Don Bosco Prep ... second-team all-league honors as a junior and first-team all-league as a senior ... also named to the all-county first team ... named to the New Jersey Baseball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Team ... had a 6-1 record as a junior with a 1.98 ERA and went 11-4 with a 1.23 ERA in two seasons.
Graduated with a finance and marketing degree from the Carroll School of Management ... Eric is the younger of Patricia and Glen Stevens' two sons ... recipient of the Berry '87 and Mai '91 Family Scholarship Fund.