CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Daniel Gossett struck out 10 batters in seven innings, then Matt Campbell and Scott Firth each pitched a scoreless inning in relief to close out Clemson's 1-0 shutout victory over Miami in front of 2,871 fans at Alex Rodriguez Park.
The Tigers, who won their 11th game in a row, improved to 27-11 overall and 13-6 in the ACC. The Hurricanes dropped to 25-16, 8-11.
The Tigers pushed across a run in the sixth inning on Thomas Brittle's run-scoring groundout. It gave Clemson its third 1-0 ACC victory in a seven-game span.
Gossett (6-2) allowed just three hits (all singles) and two walks. Campbell worked a scoreless eighth inning, and Firth pitched a perfect ninth inning to record his third save of the season.
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The three Clemson righties combined to allow just two runners past first base and only one runner past second base.
Miami starter Christian Diaz (3-3) suffered the loss. He yielded four hits, one run, and one walk with seven strikeouts in eight innings pitched.
Clemson and Miami will play the second game of the three-game series at 1 p.m. today. The game was originally slated to start at 7 p.m., but weather concerns forced the time change.