Made 15 appearances on the mound, including seven starts in his first season at UAB ... compiled a 2-1 record with a 6.05 ERA in 41.2 innings of work ... tallied 35 strikeouts on the season ... earned wins in back-to-back starts May 13 versus Troy and May 17 against Southern Miss to close out the regular season ... pitched a season-high 6.1 innings March 11 at Hawaii, holding the Warriors to one run on three hits while tallying a season-best six strikeouts ... logged four strikeouts May 7 against Jacksonville State while pitching 2.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen ... held Kennesaw State scoreless and without a hit over two innings of relief April 16 ... held then-No. 7 Rice to one run on three hits in 3.1 innings of relief April 11 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.
2006-2007 (Freshman and Sophomore) at Allen County Community College
Was a first-team All-Jayhawk Conference selection ... selected to compete in the Kansas-Oklahoma All-Star Game in 2006 and 2007.
Played three seasons for head coach Andy Gilner at Tonganoxie High School ... was a second-team all-league selection.
John Samuel Volk ... born Jan. 20, 1987 ... parents are Tim and Pam Volk ... brother of UAB teammate Danny Volk ... majoring in criminal justice.