Competed in one event for the Jayhawks on the season, finishing 51st in the 800 meters with a time of 2:00.75 at the Kansas Relays (4/21).
Ran a season-best 800-meter time of 1:59.00 at the ISU NCAA Qualifier (3/5), finishing 27th... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 800 meters at the Missouri vs. Kansas Dual (1/14) with a time of 2:01.12... Ran in the 1,000 meters at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/4), crossing the finish line in 2:40.97 to place sixth.
Lettered in cross country, baseball and track at Milford Senior High School... 2006 cross country Rookie of the Year... 2007-2009 cross country captain... 2007-2009 all-conference cross country selection... 2009 cross country conference champion... Member of the 2008-09 4x400m conference championship relay team... 2009-10 track conference champion... Holds the school record in the mile (4:28)... Holds the 4x400m school record with a split of 1:55... Member of the honor roll all eight semesters.
Son of Eugene and Holly Helmik... Has one older brother... Plans to major in pre-dental biology.