Rhett Butler
Rhett Butler
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Bishop Kenny

PR's:

CC 5K    High School 2014     16:47.79
CC 8K Southeast Regionals  2017       26:19.9 
Half Marathon    Kiawah Island 2014         1:27:17

2017:

  • SAA Honorable Mention.
  • Coompeted in six races. 
  • Broke his previous season personal best twice. 
  • Finished with a PR 26:19.9 at the Southeast Regional Championships.

2016:

  • Competed in all seven races, setting two personal records. 
  • Ran the 8k at the Greater Louisville Classic in 27:42.0.
  • Set a personal record at the Berry Invitational in the 8k, clocking in at  27:23.8.

2015: 

  • Competed in six races this season.
  • Placed 21st at hte Emory Dual 4 Mile with a time of 22:48 (9/1).
  • Finished 29th with a time of 39:54 at the Big Peach Sizzler 10K (9/7).
  • Ran a 29:08 at the UNG Invitational 8K (9/19).
  • Set a personal record with a time of 27:45.08 at the Greater Louisville Classic 8K (10/3).
  • Competed in the SAA Championships and finished with a time of 31:05 (10/31).

2014:

  •  Competed in all 8K races.
  • Ran his first 8K at the Clara Bowl (8/31), clocking in at 30:47.
  • Posted a personal best at the Rhodes Invitational, running 30:27.
  • Ran his CC 8K PR at the SAA Cross Country Championships (11/2), posting a 30:21.
  • Competed in the Kiawah Island Half-Marathon (12/14), clocking in at 1:27:17 for a 58th place finish.

High School:

  • Attended Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida.
  •  Lettered in cross country and track.
  • Crusader Award recipient.
  • Participated in the state, regional and district meets.
  • Ran at the Pre-State Meet at Florida State University.
  • Has a 5K PR of 16:47.
  • Scholar-athlete.
  • Member of National Honor Society, Tri-M Music honor Society and French Honor Society. 

Personal:

  • Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Parents: Mireille and Christopher Butler
  • Has two brothers, Grant and Beau.
  • Presidential Scholar.
  • On-campus job: Cross country and track columnist and chemistry tutor
  • Major: Biochemistry