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Marjorie Butler
Marjorie  Butler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
The Webb School

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Experience:
3L

05/11/2016

Bulldogs to Participated in ‘Learn, Play, Excel’

Bulldogs to Participated in ‘Learn, Play, Excel’

04/25/2016

Georgia Holds Annual Awards Banquet

Georgia Holds Annual Awards Banquet

04/11/2016

Bulldogs Host Special Olympics For Fun and Games

Bulldogs Host Special Olympics For Fun and Games

03/19/2016

Lady Bulldogs Fall In NCAA First Round

Lady Bulldogs Fall In NCAA First Round

03/18/2016

Lady Bulldogs Arrive In South Bend

Lady Bulldogs Preview NCAA Tournament

02/05/2015

Georgia vs. South Carolina

Georgia vs. South Carolina

11/23/2014

Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech

Women's basketball Georgia vs. Ga Tech -- 11/23/14

03/23/2014

Georgia vs. St. Joseph's (USATSI)

Georgia vs. St. Joseph's (USATSI)

01/05/2014

No. 19 UGA vs. No. 5 Tennessee

Lady Dawgs vs. Tennessee, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

2015-16 Season
» SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
» The first-ever Lady Bulldog to earn the prestigious SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor. 
» Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America District 4 Team for second-straight season, becoming a finalist for the 2016 Academic All-America Team.
» Ranked third in the SEC in assist turnover ratio with 141 assists (4th most in the SEC) and 74 turnovers. 
» Averaged 36 minutes per game in SEC play and played 40 minutes six times. 
» Started each of Georgia's 31 games. 
» Scored in double figures three times. 
» Recorded five or more assists in 15 games.
» Scored in every game from Dec. 20-March 19. 
» Scored 12 points at No. 2 South Carolina (2/16). 
» Had a 16-point effort at Missouri -- hit a crucial 3-pointer to give the Lady Bulldogs late momentum. 
» Tallied a career high nine assists vs. Ole Miss (2/7).  
» Scored a career-high 18 points vs. Ga. Tech (11/22).
» Entered college with 47 credit hours and has already been accepted to medical school at the University of Florida, Meharry College, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt UAB and East Tennessee State. 

2014-15 Season
» Named to the District 4 Capitol One CoSIDA Academic All-America team, therefore becoming one of 47 finalists for the national Academic All-America squad.
» Featured to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year.
» Ranked among SEC leaders in assists (No. 8 at 3.1 apg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (No. 4 at 1.3).
» Saw considerably more playing time as a junior, logging 26.0 minutes per game with 28 starts in 31 outings after posting 12.5 mpg with five starts in 52 games played in her first two years at Georgia.
» Played all 40 minutes of six of 14 SEC regular-season contests.
» More than doubled her statistical contributions from her career stats entering 2014-15 in every significant category -- 2.2 to 4.6 ppg, 1.0 to 2.3 rpg, 1.4 to 3.1 apg and 0.6 to 1.4 spg.
» Scored in double digits five times, after doing so twice in her freshman and sophomore seasons combined.
» Led or tied for team-high honors for assists in 15 games, as well as in steals in eight outings.
» Instead of a "student-athlete" Butler is unofficially categorized as a "professor-player." During Winter Semester, led lab lectures in "Exercise is Medicine," a 2500 level kinesiology class. The course featured 30-40 students and examined epidemiology, with the focal point being on diseases and how exercise affects them. Butler was one of three students who rotated leading a Friday lab discussion including approximately half of the class' students.
» Clutch in late-game situations at the line against Ohio State, Georgia Tech, No. 16 Michigan State, Furman and No. 10 Texas A&M, knocking down 14-of-15 free throws in the final 29 seconds of those contests. Two trips at Tech and one versus both Michigan State and Furman were one-and-one situations.
» Notched her career high with 11 points against No. 16 Michigan State, Vanderbilt and No. 10 Texas A&M before upping that tally to 13 at No. 10 Kentucky.

2013-14 Season
» Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight season.
» Named to the SEC's Community Service team for women's basketball and also nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors.
» A sophomore eligibility wise but a senior academically, largely due to arriving at UGA with 50-plus AP credit hours.
» Suffered a dislocated shoulder in practice two days before the season opener.
» Played in the Lady Bulldogs' final 25 games of the season, averaging 2.1 ppg, 1.5 apg and 1.3 rpg game.
» Paced Georgia in assists in three games and in steals twice.
» Saw her first action against Georgia State in the championship game of the GSU Thanksgiving Invitational.
» Logged her first career start at Rutgers and her first SEC career start at Missouri.
» On the floor for the final 10:14 of the game against Tennessee, a span which included a 21-0 run that helped turn a 67-43 game when she checked in into a 76-70 contest with 1:12 remaining.
» Enjoyed her best collegiate outing against Arkansas. Scored a season-high 10 points in a career-high 38 minutes. Knocked down a key 3-pointer after the Razorbacks had whittled a 14-point deficit to two points with 4:40 left in the game.
» Played in front of approximately 60-70 family and friends for Georgia's game at Florida. Both her parents grew up in Gainesville, which she considers "my second home."

2012-13 Season
» Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
» Played in 27 of 35 games, including double-digit minutes in 16 contests.
» Paced the Lady Bulldogs in assists four times, doing so versus Presbyterian, Belmont, Savannah State and Furman.
» Arrived in Athens with more than 50 credit hours due to AP courses at Webb School. When classes began in the 2013 calendar, she became a second-semester sophomore academically.
» Led Georgia in assists in back-to-back outings against Belmont and Savannah State, dishing out 11 baskets-to-be without committing a single turnover.
» Best linescore of non-conference came against Mercer: nine points on 4-of-5 FGs; five assists to 0 TOs and two steals in 20 minutes.
» Reached double digits for the first time in the SEC opener against Missouri, scoring 11 points on 4-of-6 FG shooting and a perfect 2-of-2 at the line.
» Missed the Arkansas game after "tweaking" her knee slightly in practice two days before that contest.
» Played in front of a vocal contingent of about 40 family and friends at the Florida game in Gainesville, the hometown of both her parents.
» A solid contributor in the Lady Bulldogs' NCAA second-round win over No. 23 Iowa State, hitting her only shot from the floor (from behind the 3-point arc) and also collecting a steal.

High School
» Coached by Shelley Collier at Webb School of Knoxville.
» Rated as the No. 63 recruit and No. 11 point guard by ESPN's HoopGurlz.
» Named Miss Tennessee Basketball for Division II-Class A by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) as a junior in 2011.
» Recognized as the Tennessee state winner of the 2011 Wendy's High School Heisman Award, a program that recognizes the nation's most esteemed high school senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and community/school involvement.
» Selected as the Knoxville News Sentinel's PrepXtra Athlete of the Year in both basketball (2011) and track and field (2009) during her stellar prep career.
» Began playing varsity basketball as an eighth grader and helped Webb compile a 98-29 record over the next four seasons before missing the majority of her senior season due to a knee injury.
» Helped Webb to a state championship as a freshman in 2009, as well as runner-up finishes in 2008 and 2011 and the state semifinals in 2010.
» Had her senior season cut short after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee on Nov. 25 during a Thanksgiving Tournament in Memphis.
» Did return for Webb's Senior Night. Started with four classmates and "played" four seconds before Webb called timeout and presented her with the game ball.
» As a junior, averaged 21.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 3.0 assists per game in leading Webb to a 27-6 record.
» Averaged 28.0 points in two state sectional games and two state tourney contests in 2011.
» As a sophomore, averaged 14.0 points and 3.2 rebounds to help Webb to a 17-15 finish.
» Missed the first 10 games of her sophomore season after tearing a tendon in her right hand...Webb started the season 1-9 but was 16-6 after Butler returned to action.
» As a freshman, named to the all-tourney squad at the state tournament after averaging 8.0 points, 3.5 rebounds en route to helping the Lady Spartans to the Division II-Class 2A championship.
» Captured 10 state titles in track and field as well - nine individual (three each in the pentathlon, 300-meter hurdles and 100-meter hurdles) and one team (400-meter relay).

Personal
» Born November 25, 1993, Marjorie is the daughter of Danny and Anne Butler.
» Major: Exercise Science.
» Recipient of the Val Porter Family Women's Basketball Scholarship for 2012-13.

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