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 Matt Helm

BALL STATE:  Major is premedical preparation biology . . .FALL 2015-16:  Closed out fall play with a four-match win streak in doubles play with teammate Patrick Downs with two wins over Big Ten foe Purdue and IUPUI (10/23/15) . . . 2014-15:  Named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team while also earning individual honors . . . Competed in 11 singles matches . . . Earned a 6-2 victory alongside teammate Lucas Andersen against No. 16 Notre Dame’s Wyatt McCoy and Kenneth Sabacinski (2/8/15) . . . Captured doubles wins over Wright State, Taylor, Lipscomb, Northern Illinois, IU Southeast and Eastern Illinois.

2013-14:  Named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team while also earning individual ITA Academic honors . . . Defeated Julian Chavez of Chicago State in a third set tie breaker for first collegiate win (10/4) . . . Earned wins over Texas Tech (10/25), Indiana Tech (2/8) and Anderson University (3/1) . . . At No. 3 doubles, Helm and Lucas Andersen defeated the Toledo's Roberto Meza and Ryan Jorgensen, 8-5 which claimed the doubles point for Ball State in the MAC Tournament semifinals (4/26) . . . Contributed to Ball State's win over Buffal in the MAC Tournament title match at Cardinal Creek Tennis Center (4/27), which is the 38th MAC regular season or tournament championship in the 42-year tenure of Bill Richards advancing the Cardinals to their eighth trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Graduated from Bloomington South High School . . . Lettered all four years in tennis . . . Compiled a 26-5 singles mark as a senior . . . Went 22-5 as a junior . . . Earned a 21-4 record as a sophomore while ending his freshman year 23-5 . . . IHSAA State Finalist . . . All-State in doubles . . . All-District in doubles . . . All-Conference doubles recipient . . . Doubles team won regional and semi-state championships.

PERSONAL:  Son of Chip and Cyrilla Helm . . . one sister Michaela and one brother Sam . . . . father played football at Indiana . . . born June 16, 1994 in Tampa, Fla.

Year: Junior
Hometown: Bloomington, Ind.
High School: Bloomington South
Experience: 2 Letters
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