John Butler
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Concord, Calif.

High School:
Concord HS '10

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 163

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Food Science

2011: Ran 400 in three meets, posting season-best 52.84 at Cal Opener... Also made one appearance each in 200 (24.22) and 800 (2:01.75).

CONCORD HS '10: Qualified for North Coast Section Meet of Champions in 800 (2:02.71)... Placed 2nd at NCS Tri-Valley meet as a junior and senior... Hit prep PR of 1:59.51 at Diablo Valley Athletic League meet in 2009... Graduated No. 3 in his class... Won Scholar-Athlete of the Year nod for highest GPA among senior athletes.

PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Majoring in food science... Parents are Joel & Yuriko Butler... Older brother, Michael, was a sprinter/jumper at UC Davis from 2004-07... Career highlight was breaking two-minute barrier for the first time.