2013 Spring Stats: 4-3, 3.07 ERA, 9 App, 8 GS, 58.2 IP, 61 Ks, 23 BBs
Forkert, a 6'6", 220 pound lefty out of Sister Bay, Wisconsin will return to Madison for his second season with the Mallards after completing his junior season with the Sabres. Forkert was a steady long-reliever and spot starter for the Mallards last summer. He finished with a 2-3 record and 4.64 ERA. He appeared in 21 games including four starts and had 37 strikeouts in 42.2 innings pitched.
In 2012 with Marian, Forkert led the team with a 3.81 ERA. He finished with a 2-5 record and appeared in nine games, all starts. He had 51 strikeouts in 54.1 innings pitched. He starred at Gibraltar High School where he was named the Conference Player of the Year and to the All-Conference team.