Fordham ace Matt Mikulski (Ryan Griffith/Delaware Athletics)


Golden Spikes Spotlight: Matt Mikulski Turns Himself Into Dominant Street Fighter For Fordham


Look for the guy doing handstands just before his start.

That is where you’ll find the pitcher who throws100 mph and leads D1 college baseball in ERA.

He’s Fordham lefthander Matt Mikulski, who is 6-0, 0.92 in eight starts, and his ERA could be even lower had one of his fielders not lost a ball in the sun against Delaware.

Mikulski’s pre-game routine includes cartwheels and handstands as well as vertical and lateral leaps, which are all designed to maintain his athleticism.

“I don’t know where he got all that from, but I just leave him alone,” Fordham coach Kevin Leighton[…]