23   Mike Grindstaff
Mike Grindstaff

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Joliet, Ill.

High School:
Joliet West

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R


06/12/2012

12 Huskies Spread Across U.S. for Summer Ball

NIU baseball players spreadout over five different states

02/25/2012

Huskies Rally to Extra Innings; Fall 11-9 to No. 18 St. John's

Huskies cut eight-run deficit to force a 10th inning

02/24/2012

An All-Red Affair: Huskies Face St. John's and Texas Tech in Lubbock

NIU opens with a doubleheader Saturday versus Red Storm and Red Raiders

02/17/2012

Huskies Fall to Volunteers on Opening Day

NIU strands seven runners on base

05/02/2012

Rain causes restlessness

The Northern Illinois baseball team was in a rain delay versus Northwestern May 1 and got a little anxious in the dugout.

02/15/2012

NIU Baseball Preview with coach Ed Mathey

NIUHuskies.com presents the 2012 baseball season preview with Head Baseball Coach Ed Mathey, now in his 10th season at Northern Illinois. The Huskies return seven starters and two starting pitchers in 2012, along with four All-MAC picks, two all-region and a freshman All-American. To boast, NIU also has a pitcher on the preseason stopper of the year watchlist.

JOLIET WEST HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year baseball letterman at Joliet West ... Tied for the conference championship with 7-3 league finish and 20-10 overall record ... Team MVP, all-conference and IHSA All-Area senior year ... Was 9-1 in 12 appearances on the mound, totaling 86 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.31 senior year in 84 innings pitched ... Owns school record for most wins in a season ... Also played with Midwest Dodgers and Midwest Mules in summer and fall.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANOUS
Born October 3, 1992 ... Nicknamed "Grinder" ... Son of Toni Grindstaff and the late Kenneth Grindstaff ... Honor roll student ... Lists NHL's Alexander Ovechkin as an athlete he admires because "he's tough and wants to win."