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Ariel Butzine
Ariel Butzine

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Villa, Ill.

High School:
Lakes Community

Event:
Middle Distance


02/27/2014

Track & Field Set for Horizon League Indoor Championships

Competition set to begin Saturday at 9:00 a.m. CT.

05/17/2013

UIC Student-Athletes Go Through Commencement Services

50 student-athletes receive bachelor's degree in spring, summer sessions

05/05/2013

Track & Field Teams Wrap up Competition in HL Outdoor Championships

Rebecca Zaiter finishes second in both 800, 1,500 meter runs

05/05/2013

Track & Field Teams Wrap up Competition in HL Outdoor Championships

Rebecca Zaiter finishes second in both 800, 1,500 meter runs

05/02/2013

Track & Field Heads to Ypsilanti for Horizon League Championships

Meet will be held at Rynearson Stadium, home to EMU football

XC 2012: Showed significant improvement during the season even though she focuses on sprints and middle distances ... ran a season-best 5K time of 22:10 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Sept. 14

Outdoor 2012: Placed 11th at the Raleigh in the 800 with a time of 2:11.73 ... recorded a personal-best time of 25.85 in the 200 and a 56.46 in the 400 at the Chicagoland Championships ... won the 800 at the Eagle Invite with a time of 2:12.11 and was a member of the winning 4x400 relay (3:55.06) ... took home second in the 800 at the Musco Invite with a time of 2:10.80 ... garnered fifth-place honors in the 800 at the Drake Relays with result of 2:09.16 ... won the 800 at the Horizon League Championships with a meet record time of 2:09.32 ... tallied third-place laurels at the GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet in the 800 with a time of 2:10.56.

Indoor 2012:
Placed in the 800 at the Carthage Invite with a time of 2:21.36 ... ran a 2:14.96 in the 800 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite ... took fourth in the 800 at the Iowa State Classic with a result of 2:12.38 ... clocked an indoor-best time of 56.94 in the 400 at the Milwaukee Panther Tune Up ... claimed victory in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 2:12.50 and placed second and third in the DMR and the 4x400 relay, respectivley ... ran a 2:10.02 in the 800 at the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame ...

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track and cross country at Lakes (Ill.) ... undefeated in her senior campaign ... two-time Conference Champion and two-time Sectional Champion ... team captain during her junior and senior year ... four-time all-conference ... named team MVP in her sophomore, junior and senior year ... garnered four-time all-conference and four-times all-county honors ... born April 5, 1991, in Waukegan, Ill. ... daughter of James and Melinda Butzine ... currently enrolled as a psychology major.

Career Outdoor Best Times
200-meter dash: 25.85 (4/6/12)
400-meter dash: 56.46 (4/6/12)
800-meter run: 2:09.16 (4/25/12)

Career Indoor Best Times
400-meter dash: 56.94 (2/17/12)
800-meter run: 2:10.02 (3/2/12)

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