Butler leads opening weekend with four wins, while Creighton and Villanova pick up three victories as BIG EAST teams amassed a combined 14-20 record.
Butler (4-1) opened the weekend at the Rambler Rumbler in Rosemont, Ill. where the Bulldogs posted four wins with its lone loss coming to tournament hosts Loyola Chicago, 4-3. Sophomore Lauren Fey led the way at the plate for the Bulldogs. Fey hit .600 while scoring eight runs and securing nine hits during 15 at-bats. Fey was dominant on the bases with four stolen bases and an on base percentage of .