5 Jonathan Butler
5 Jonathan Butler
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr
Hometown: Summit, N.J.
High School: The Pingry School
Position: D
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Dunster

Career Highs
Ground Balls: 8, vs. Cornell (April 6, 2019)
Caused Turnovers: 4, twice

2019 (Senior)
USILA Scholar All-American ... Ivy League Honorable Mention ... Named to the NEILA All-New England Preseason Team Second Team ... Senior CLASS Award Candidate ... Named to the NEILA All-Academic Team ... Served as one of three team captains ... Received the starting nod in all 13 games ... Totaled 45 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers ... Shared the team lead in ground balls and ranked tied for second on the team in caused turnovers ... Had a career-high eight ground balls vs. Cornell (April 6) ... Caused a season-high two turnovers four times (at North Carolina - Feb. 16; at Hartford - March 2; vs. Providence - March 9; vs. UAlbany - March 27).

2018 (Junior)
Started all 13 games at defense, led the team with 15 caused turnovers ... Tallied 22 ground balls, which led all defensemen … The 15 caused turnovers matched a career-high …  Caused two turnovers in the season opener against UMass Lowell (Feb. 17) … Scooped a season-high three ground balls against Providence (March 10), Brown (March 17), Dartmouth (March 24) and Penn (April 14), also caused two turnovers against the Friars and Big Green … Scooped two ground balls with a season-high three caused turnovers against Princeton (April 21) … Caused two turnovers in the season finale at Yale (April 28).

2017 (Sophomore)
Named to the All-Ivy League Second Team … Started all 13 games … Caused a team-best 15 turnovers … Scooped 25 ground balls … Scooped four ground balls against UMass Lowell (Feb. 18) … Picked up three GBs against UMass (Feb. 25) … Totaled four caused turnovers and four ground balls against Vermont (March 4) … Registered four caused turnovers and two ground balls against Cornell (April 8). 

2016 (Freshman)
Collected two ground balls in his collegiate debut versus Villanova (Feb. 20) ... Saw action versus Holy Cross (Feb. 23), at UMass (Feb. 27), and versus Dartmouth (March 26) ... Scooped up two ground balls at Albany (March 30) ... Collected two ground balls at Cornell (April 9) ... Saw action at Penn (April 16) and versus Princeton (April 23) ... Grabbed three ground balls and caused one turnover at Yale (April 30) ... Saw action versus Brown (May 6). 

Before Harvard
Three-year letterwinner in lacrosse at The Pingry School … Led Pingry to a state championship in 2015, and to the Tournament of Champions semifinals … Received US Lacrosse All-America, first team All-State, first team All Non-Public and first team All-Conference honors in 2015 … Also earned all-state honorable mention and second team all-conference recognition in 2014 … Selected to the 2014 Under Armour Underclass All-America New Jersey team and 2013 Under Armour Underclass Uncommitted All-America team … Played club lacrosse for Leading Edge Elite ... Also lettered two years in hockey … Received the 2015 Pingry School Centennial Cup Student-Athlete Award … 2015 National Merit Scholar Commended Student … AP Scholar with Distinction ... National Latin Exam Magna Cum Laude ... Volunteered with Hoboken Youth Lacrosse, St. Justine Pre-School in Newark, Lacrosse the Nations, and John Taylor Babbitt Foundation.      

Recent Games
Mar 23 at Dartmouth W, 12-9
Mar 27 Albany W, 13-12
Apr 6 No. 12/10 Cornell L, 19-11
Apr 13 No. 7/6 Penn L, 26-13
Apr 20 at Princeton L, 19-15
Apr 27 No. 4/5 Yale L, 22-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 6
Points 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 45 22
Turnovers 8 4
Caused turnovers 14 3
Faceoffs 0-2 0-2
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 3 2
Shooting percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots on goal 2 1
Shots on goal percentage 66.7 50.0
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 16 at No. 12/14 North Carolina L, 16-11 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 23 Massachusetts L, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 26 Holy Cross L, 11-10 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 2 at Hartford W, 16-9 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 9 Providence W, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 16 at Brown L, 16-14 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 19 at Boston University W, 12-11 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 23 at Dartmouth W, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 Albany W, 13-12 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 6 No. 12/10 Cornell L, 19-11 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 1 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 13 No. 7/6 Penn L, 26-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 at Princeton L, 19-15 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 27 No. 4/5 Yale L, 22-11 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-2 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
2016-17 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 25 4 15 0-0 0 - 0 -
2017-18 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 15 0-1 1 0.0 1 100.0
2018-19 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 45 8 14 0-2 3 0.0 2 66.7
Total 49 41 0 0 0 0 0 101 15 47 0-3 4 0.0 3 75.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 45 8 14 0-2 3 0.0 2 66.7
Conference 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 22 4 3 0-2 2 0.0 1 50.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 23 5 8 0-2 2 0.0 2 100.0
Away 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 22 3 6 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 20 2 7 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Losses 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 25 6 7 0-2 2 0.0 1 50.0
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February 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
March 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 22 2 8 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
April 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 16 4 2 0-2 1 0.0 1 100.0