Men's Track

    Kind Butler  
    Kind Butler


    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Lawrence Central

    Last College:
    Kentucky State


    2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Earned All-America honors as the 400m leg of the seventh-place distance medley relay squad ... the Hoosiers advanced to NCAAs with a time of 9:32.73 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, good for third in IU lore ... at NCAAs, the Hoosiers clocked a time of 9:39.35, good for sixth all-time at IU ... took fourth at Big Tens in the 60m dash, clocking a time of 6.78 seconds which sits seventh in the IU record books ... finished one spot out of team points in the 200m at Big Tens ... clocked a career best in the 200m at the Tyson Invite, finishing in 21.88. Outdoor: Earned two Big Ten medals with third-place finishes in both the 100m and 200m at the conference meet ... advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 4x100m relay, where he ran the third leg on the fifth-fastest relay in school history, finishing in 40.16 seconds ... posted team-best times in the 100m and 200m on the season ... finished the 100m in 10.58 at the Alabama Relays ... clocked a 21.22 200m at the Billy Hayes Invite.

    At Kentucky State: Earned MVP honors, as well as Best Jumper and Best Runner honors ... named freshman of the year, player of the year and all-conference ... won the SIAC title in the high jump ... broke school records in the long jump, high jump and 200m.

    PREP: Competed primarily in baseball and football at Lawrence Central ... joined the track and field team with three weeks left in senior season ... broke school long jump record ... cleared 6'8" in the high jump ... named to the Indiana All-Star team.

    PERSONAL: Son of Melanie and Richard Graves ... has two brothers, Kyle Butler and Rashard Graves ... born April 8, 1988 ... general studies major.

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