Clemson closer Scott Firth and USC reliever Tyler Webb were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award Watch List. The award is given annually to the top reliever in college baseball. Firth and Webb are among 75 players on the list.
Last season, Firth was 4-0 with a team-high three saves and a team-best 2.09 ERA in 51.2 innings pitched over 24 relief appearances. Over his career, Firth has an 11-2 record and a 2.81 ERA..
Webb was 6-1 last season with a 1.56 ERA. He also had three saves.
Both the Tigers and Gamecocks will open the regular season next Friday.