Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

2013: Indoors, Helms set a personal-best time of 21.88 in the 200 meters, good for 13th place … At the MPSF Championships, Helms took 18th place wit ha time of 22.05 … At the same meet, Helms ran the 400 meters and set a personal-best time of 49.08, taking 17th place … Helms was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team along with Clifton Leake, Bernard Dickerson-Quinn and Sean Delfani … They finished in fifth place at the MPSF Championships in a season-best time of 3:12.51 … Outdoors, due to injury, Helms ran at the Jim Click Shootout but did not compete in any other meets … He ran the 200-meter dash in 21.84 and the 400-meter run in 50.25.

BEFORE ARIZONA: He attended Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. for one year and clocked season-best times of 10.79 in the 100-meter dash and 21.78 in the 200-meter dash … He earned NJCAA All-America accolades in the 100 meters, 200 meters and the 4x100-meter relay team … He was the NWAACC Champion in the 100 meters.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Sunset High School, Helms was named team captain and team MVP his senior year … He earned first-team all-conference, all-district and all-state accolades his senior year … For his senior year, Helms clocked season-best times of 21.54 in the 200 meters and 49.20 in the 400 meters … His time of 21.54 in the 200 meters is a school record … He is also in the record books for his work on the 4x200-meter relay team and the 4x400-meter relay team.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Michael and Sara Helms and was born in Eugene, Ore. … He has one brother, Tyler and one sister, Alexis … He is pursuing a degree in business management.