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      Ryan Helms

Moultrie, Ga.

High School:
Colquitt County

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 161



Exercise Science

2012 SEC Diver of the Year
2012 All-SEC (first team)
2012 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
2011 All-SEC (second team)
2009 SEC Freshman Diver of the Year

1-Meter Diving (2012)
3-Meter Diving (2012)

SENIOR (2011-12)
Named SEC Diver of the Year and SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year...Won first place on the 1-meter against Indiana University and Kentucky with a 377.05... Continued his winning streak at Louisville and at South Carolina. Scored his season-best against South Carolina with 387.97... Placed first in the 3-meter with a season-best score of 399.30 at South Carolina... Took home first in the 3-meter against Indiana University with a 380.65... Placed second at the Tennessee Invitational with a 397.70... Finished third at South Carolina with a 373.50... Scored fourth in platform diving at the Tennessee Invitational with a 312.30... Did a career best in 1-Meter Diving with a score of 415.10, finishing 1st in the SEC Championships.... Did a career best in 3-Meter Diving with a score of 446.20, finishing 1st in the SEC Championships

JUNIOR (2010-11)
Placed second on the 1-meter against Louisville with a career-best score of 408.98... Placed second in the 3-meter (389.33)... Won the 3-meter at Kentucky posting a 377.10... Finished third with a 298.80 on the 1-meter... Placed second on the 1-meter against Ohio State with a 337.20... Won the 3-meter with a 400.20 against Ohio State... Posted a 368.70 second-place score on the three meter at the Tennessee Invitational... Won the three meter with a score of 376.70... Placed third in platform with a score of 322.55... Scored 353.10 to place second in the 1-meter agaisnt Virginia... Placed second on the 3-meter with a 400.28-point score against Virginia.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
SEC Diver of the Week for first three weeks of 2009-10 season (Oct. 19, Oct. 26, Nov. 2)... Made SEC Academic Honor Roll... Swept one- and three-meter events six times ... Earned 14 individual wins during the 2009-10 season... ... Posted career-best marks in all three diving events: 392.25 (one-meter, SEC), 426.30 (three-meter, at Georgia), 333.60 (platform, Georgia Invitational)... SEC Championships: Earned a bronze finish in both one- and three-meter events... Moved to second all-time at UT in one-meter with third-place 392.25 mark... Scored 399.65 in third-place finish on three-meter... Placed eighth on platform with a 296.15 score... NCAA Championships: Finished 23rd on one-meter with a 324.00 score... Placed 18th on three-meter with a 363.60 mark... SEC Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Named SEC Freshman Diver of the Year ... Swept one- and three-meter events in Louisville, Kentucky and Georgia dual-meets ... Won one-meter against Virginia ... Won the three-meter at Indiana/Michigan tri-meet ... Totaled eight first place, five second place and four third place finishes in the regular season ... Finished fourth on the one-meter at the SEC championships ... Took fifth on the three-meter at the SEC championships ... Earned Honorable Mention All-America status with 12th place three-meter and 13th place one-meter finish at NCAA championships ... Earned CSCAA Academic All-America award ... SEC Freshman of the Week award winner (Nov. 5) ... SEC Diver of the Week award winner (Nov. 5)

Four-time Georgia High School one-meter diving champion (2005-06-07-08)... Holds state record on one-meter... USA Diving Senior National one-meter champion (2008)

Born Nov. 25, 1989, in Hartwell, Ga.... Parents are Michael and Tina Helms and his brother John is serving in the United States Marine Corps.

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