As a junior (2021): Played in 46 games with 37 starts in the outfield… Stood tied for third on the team with 20 runs scored… Posted a .226 batting average with two doubles, one triple and a career-high three home runs… Tallied six multi-hit games on the season… Registered two sacrifice hits in the 0-0, 11-inning tie with No. 7/7 Florida State (4/25)… Delivered a triple and scored a run in the 2-0 win against No. 21/21 Duke (4/16)… Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in the 6-5 win at Gerogia Tech (4/9) Drove in three runs and connected on a home run in the 7-4 win at Pitt (4/3)… Scored two runs against Bradley (3/5)… Scored a run in the 5-1 loss at No. 6/5 Florida (2/27)… Went 2-for-4 with two runs in the 4-2 win against Virginia (2/20).
As a sophomore (2020): Played in 20 games with 11 starts in the outfield… Scored two runs and was 4-for-4 in stolen bases in the shortened season… Had a stolen base and scored a run in the 8-0 win against Wichita State.
As a freshman (2019): Played in 46 games and started 43 in left field before being sidelined by injury following the Marshall game on April 23…Put together a team-best 11-game hitting streak (3/31-4/21)… Drove in three runs in the 9-2 win over Boston College (4/12)… Scored two runs in the 10-9 win over No. 3/3 Florida State… Hit a triple in the 4-1 loss to No. 3/3 Florida State (4/6)… Registered a career-high three stolen bases in the 5-3 win over Notre Dame (3/24)… Hit a three-run homer in the 21-1 win over Morehead State (3/12)… Connected on her first career double in the 5-3 loss to No. 7/8 Tennessee (2/25)… Registered her first career triple, scored two runs and drove in two in the 6-0 win over Bradley (2/25)… Her first career hit was a solo home run in the 7-5 win over Bradley in the Tennessee Classic (2/24) .. Scored her first career run in the 9-0 win a Cal State Fullerton (2/9)… Drew two walks in the 3-0 loss to Idaho State (2/8).
High School/Juniors: Four year starter at Randleman High School… Helped her team win back-to-back PAC-6 Conference Championships…Three-time all-conference selection as an infielder and earned her team’s Defensive Player of the Year award… Three-time all-county selection in basketball and lettered two years in volleyball… Also played for the Randolph Knockouts travel team which won the WFC Summer Nationals in 2014.
Personal: Full name is Charley Elizabeth Butler… Nicknames are Charley and Chaz… Daughter of Gil and Jaynetta Butler… Has two sisters, Casside and Chelsey… Has not declared a major… Chose UofL because she fell in love with everyone and everything as soon as she stepped on campus… Won travel softball national championship three years in a row… Father Gil and uncle Ronald Little both played for the Cincinnati Reds… Her sister Chelsey played softball at North Carolina.