InsideTheDawgPound presents Entrance Exam, where Butler fans get a chance to know their incoming freshman a little better not only as a player, but also as a person.
Next up, Michael Volovic, Carmel (IN) High School.
Part 2 - On the Court
IDP: Current height and weight?MV: 5-foot 9, 170 pounds
IDP: What number will you be wearing at Butler?MV: 10
IDP: What made you choose Butler and who was the first person you told that you were committing?MV: The Gonzaga game made my decision a lot easier. The biggest two reason was the small campus and coach Stevens. My dad was the first person I told.
IDP: What will it be like to wear a Butler jersey next season?MV: It will be a great honor to play for such a historic program under the country's best coach.
IDP: Describe what it will feel like to play in Hinkle Fieldhouse.MV: Best feeling in the world. I truly believe it's the best court in the country.
IDP: What have you been doing this summer in preparation for your freshman year?MV: Everyday I get to a gym or court to get shots up. I do open gyms twice a week at BU with the players, and also all the Indiana All-Star practices, with some of the top players in the state, really helps me out.
IDP: If you are taking the trip, what do you expect from the summer trip to Australia? Things you are most excited about?MV: I think it's gonna be a great experience for everyone. A good opportunity for the freshman to meet all the team. I'm most excited to put a jersey on and play!
IDP: How would you like to contribute as a freshman? Goals?MV: I would like to do whatever it takes to help the team. My goal is to get playing time as a freshman and I'm going to do whatever it takes to get that done. My other, more important goal, is to be apart of a winning program and that's what's most important to me.
IDP: What are your thoughts on moving to the Big East, having originally committed to the Atlantic 10?MV: I think it's great for the program being in a major conference. It's going to make this year a lot of fun.
IDP: Team you are most excited to play against in the Big East or on next seasons schedule? Explain.MV: I'm most excited to play St. John's in New York because I have a lot of family there.
IDP: What position do you anticipate playing/have the coaches told you to get ready for?MV: Point guard.