April 20, 2012

Sport: Baseball
Year: Junior
Hometown: Buffalo, IL
Major: Sociology
Favorite Professor: Harrison Kisner
Favorite Class: SOC 310
Athletic Highlights: Firth allowed just one earned run (1.23 ERA) and three hits (.130 opponents' batting average) in 7.1 innings pitched over two relief appearances this past week. After pitching a scoreless ninth inning against Georgia on Wednesday, he played a prominent role in Clemson's 7-6 win in 12 innings over #17 N.C. State on Friday. He pitched the final 6.1 innings and allowed just two hits and one earned run to register the victory. On the season, he is 3-0 with one save, an 0.80 ERA, and a .190 opponents' batting average along with 30 strikeouts in 33.2 innings pitched over 14 relief appearances.