2008-2009 Results

Find below the results from the 2008/09 season. Links to individual legs can be found on the left hand menu.

Experienced

Placing University Played 1sts 2nds 3rds 4ths DNS Indoor Champs Points  Total Score
1 Warwick 4 3 -- 1 -- -- 1st 21 11285
2 Nottingham 4 3 1 -- -- -- 3rd 20 11185
3 Cambridge 4 1 2 1 -- -- 2nd 18 10710
4 Loughborough 4 -- 3 -- 1 -- 4th 14 10849
5 Oxford 4 -- 1 3 -- -- 5th 12 10863
6 Birmingham 4 -- -- 2 2 -- 6th 8 10548
7 Derby 4 -- -- -- 4 -- 7th 5 9190

 

 

Novice

Placing University Played 1sts 2nds 3rds 4ths DNS Indoor Champs Points  Total Score
1 Nottingham 4 3 1 -- -- -- 1st 22 9435
2 Oxford 4 2 1 1 -- -- 6th 15 8625
3 Warwick 4 -- 3 -- 1 -- 3rd 15 8465
4 Birmingham 4 1 1 2 -- -- 5th 14 8664
5 Cambridge 4 1 -- 1 2 -- 2nd 14 5949
6 Loughborough 4 -- 1 1 2 -- 4th 11 8139
7 Derby 4 -- -- 2 2 -- 7th 7 7013


2008/09 Statistics
  • Average experienced teams scores this year were:
          • Warwick – 2257
          • Nottingham – 2237
          • Cambridge - 2142
          • Loughborough – 2173
          • Oxford – 2170
          • Birmingham – 2110
          • Derby – 1838
  • Warwick’s average score is the 2nd highest average in BUTTS History, just behind their total from the 2007/08 Season. Nottingham’s average score is the third highest in BUTTS history.
  • In retaining the BUTTS Trophy Warwick becomes the third University to successfully defend a BUTTS Title, joining Birmingham (who have previously defended the Novice Shield) and Cambridge (who have defended both the Novice Shield, and the BUTTS Trophy).
  • Nottingham joins Cambridge and Warwick as one of the only clubs that have scored over 2200 in every leg.
  • 5 of the BUTTS Universities broke the 2200 barrier at some point this season; Nottingham, Loughborough, Warwick, Oxford, and Cambridge.
  • Average novice team scores for this year were
          • Nottingham - 1887
          • Oxford - 1725
          • Warwick - 1693
          • Birmingham – 1733
          • Cambridge – 1190
          • Loughborough – 1628
          • Derby – 1403
  • This win for Nottingham marks their first ever Trophy win in the BUTTS League, leaving Derby as the only team never to have won a trophy in the league (although as they only entered 2 years ago, it would be asking quite a lot)
  • Nottingham was the only club whose novices broke the 2000 mark this year.
  • There have been four records broken this year - Longbow Male, Barebow Female, Longbow Novice Female and Team Recurve.
  • The Indoor Championship (Held at Warwick) this year was the largest recorded BUTTS Competition in history, with a total of 109 competitors, narrowly exceeding Warwick BUTTS 05/06 by one archer.
  • This year marked only the third ever year where there were no no-shows or cancelled legs; a testament to the new system.
  • However, this year did mark the first ever time a BUTTS Leg has been hosted over two days, due to scheduling problems for Derby BUTTS.
  • Two archers broke the 580 barrier this year – George Harding (Nottingham) and Chris Wells (Warwick)
  • Eight archers broke the 570 barrier this year - George Harding (Nottingham), Chris Wells (Warwick), Chris Norburn (Loughborough), Amy Middleton Gear (Nottingham), Phil King (Warwick), Alex Stuart (Warwick), Robert Fryers (Cambridge), Chris Butler (Warwick)
  • Ten novice archers broke the 500 barrier this year – Mike Furlong (Loughborough), Chris Fry (Nottingham), Laura Bell (Nottingham), Tak Ho (Cambridge), Andrew Shreeves (Warwick), Alex Hill (Loughborough), Neil Hamilton (Warwick), Bill Varney (Derby), Rachel Grandey (Oxford), Laura Hill (Cambridge)
  • The number of medals won (approximately) by each University this year was:-
          • Warwick – 19
          • Nottingham – 26
          • Birmingham – 15
          • Loughborough - 25
          • Oxford – 13
          • Cambridge – 12
          • Derby 9
  • This season marked not only the second, but third time in BUTTS history that a university took all three experienced medals in one competitions; Chris Wells, Phil King and Alex Stuart of Warwick taking Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively at both Loughborough and Birmingham BUTTS this year.
  • This was also only the second time in BUTTS History that one archer claimed the gold medal at all the legs his University was able to attend. That was George Harding of Nottingham He joins Andrew Somers of Cambridge, who completed the feat in the 2000/01 Season.
  • Average Team score to win a BUTTS Leg was 2256
  • Average Novice Team Score to win a BUTTS Leg was 1875
  • Score to Win Medal As Experienced Gent was 566
  • Score to Win Medal As Experienced Lady was 521
  • Score to Win Medal As Novice Gent was 473
  • Score to Win Medal As Novice Lady was 430
  • Score Require to Win a BUTTS Leg as an Experienced Gent was 582
  • Score Require to Win a BUTTS Leg as an Experienced Lady was 550
  • Score Require to Win a BUTTS Leg as a Novice Gent was 504
  • Score Require to Win a BUTTS Leg as a Novice Lady was 470

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