Hometown: Lebanon, Pa.
Previous School: Cedar Crest
PRIOR TO VCU
- A three sport athlete (baseball, golf, and basketball) at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pa.
- Helped lead the Falcons to two District Championships, a Section Championship, and a League title
- Was named All-League, All-District, All-Section, and All-County following his junior year
- ESPN tabbed him Preseason All-State player
- Garnered Pitcher of the Year honors, as well as, First Team All-County, All-District, All-League, and All-Section
- Played club ball for Elite Baseball
- Son of Steve and Jane Black
- Born on Oct. 2, 1993
- Majoring in Business Finance at VCU
- Has one sister, Hallie (21)
Coach Keyes on Black:
"Dan was a highly sought after right-hander that has three pitches he can throw for strikes. He has a great body, with a 6-5 frame, with a lose arm, and a fastball that can reach 90 mph. [Black] reminds me a lot of VCU pitching greats Cody Eppley and Kyle Haynes."