An honorable mention selection to the KIT (Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee) League All-Star Team last summer, playing for the Union City Greyhounds alongside UAB teammate Keith DePew.
Saw action in 14 games as an outfielder and pinch hitter ... came off the bench March 28 against Savannah State to record his first collegiate hit ... went on to post a 3-for-3 performance and log his first career RBI in the game ... also recorded an RBI April 14 in the first game of a doubleheader against Alabama A&M ... collected five hits in his final nine at-bats of the season ... earned his first career start May 6 against Jacksonville State and went 1-for-2 ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Redshirted in first season at UAB ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.
Played four years for head coach Phil Loomis at Tonganoxie High School ... was an all-conference and an all-area outfielder his junior and senior seasons ... was named to the All-Journal World Team in 2006 ... played four seasons of varsity football as a running back and safety ... was an all-conference and all-area pick in football his junior and senior seasons.
Daniel Justin Volk ... born Sept. 6, 1988 ... parents are Tim and Pam Volk ... brother of former UAB pitcher Johnny Volk ... majoring in industrial distribution.