|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
|High School:||Catholic Central (Owens CC)|
Played in 33 games in 2015-16 at Ferris State ... Member of NCAA Division II Sweet Sixteen team ... Helped Bulldogs capture the GLIAC Tournament Championship ... Averaged 5.3 points per game in his initial season at FSU.
Prior To FSU: A West Michigan native, the 6-4 Firlik competed for Owens Community College in Toledo and tallied 10 points and four rebounds a game while earning All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) honors for the Express, where he was guided by a pair of FSU basketball alums in head coach David Clarke and assistant coach Dennis Springs. The Grand Rapids Catholic Central product helped lead Owens to a 25-7 overall record and conference title with 55 three-pointers made following a highly-successful prep career under head coach TJ Meerman at Catholic Central. As a prepster, he averaged 17.4 points per game his senior season and was a two-time first team All-Ottawa Kent Gold Conference performer and all-state recipient. He played AAU basketball for ACB/Bank Hoops.