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Betsy Butterick
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Claremont McKenna College
Graduating Year: 2006
Experience: 1st Year
Phone: 858-534-2035
Email: ebutterick@ucsd.edu
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Betsy Butterick was named the top assistant for the UC San Diego women's basketball program prior to the 2012-13 season.

In 2012-13, the Tritons posted a 22-11 overall record and placed second in the CCAA with a 17-5 mark. UCSD won its first-ever CCAA Tournament title and qualified for NCAA postseason play for the eighth time since joining the NCAA Division II ranks in 2000.

Daisy Feder was named the CCAA's Most Valuable Player, while Erin Dautremont and Emily Osga joined her as league first team selections. Feder also earned Daktronics All-West Region First Team accolades.

Butterick came to La Jolla after spending the previous four seasons as an assistant under current UCSD head coach Heidi VanDerveer at Occidental College.

Butterick was VanDerveer's lead assistant at Occidental, helping guide the Tigers to an overall record of 84-25 (.771), four straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships and a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. She was involved in all aspects of the coaching, including recruiting, scouting, player development and strength and conditioning.

Butterick also served as an assistant women's golf coach at Occidental and held the position of Community Wellness Director in the recreation department, overseeing physical activity courses offered to students, faculty and staff.

Prior to her time at Occidental, Butterick worked as the video coordinator for the women's basketball program at the University of Washington (2007-08) and also served as the equipment manager for the WNBA's Seattle Storm (2007). She got her start in collegiate athletics as an intern for the women's basketball program at Stanford, working under head coach Tara VanDerveer during the 2006-07 season.

Butterick graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a degree in psychology in 2006. She was a two-year varsity starter on the women's basketball team, leading the Athena's to back-to-back 20-5 seasons in 2004-05 and 2005-06. She was a two-time all-conference selection and led the team in rebounding, assists and steals as a senior.

Butterick was also a member of the inaugural women's golf team at Claremont McKenna.

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