Women's Swimming

Kelsey Helin  
Kelsey Helin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keene, N.H.

High School:
Keene

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breast/IM


AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Recorded two top-3 finishes at Holy Cross (10/24)
  • Earned her top time of the season in the 50 Free against Niagara (11/10) finishing in 27.61 seconds
  • Recorded her top time in 100 Free in same match as her top 50 Free time against Niagara (11/10)
  • Performed well in the ECAC Championships, recording top 100 Breast time in 1:08.67.
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Swam in almost every event for the Saints
  • Fifth-place finisher in the 200 freestyle in the tri-meet against C.W. Post and Long Island (2:06.98)
  • Swam to an eighth place finish in the 200 IM against Bryant and Niagara
  • Took fifth in the 100 breast at Vermont
  • Fourth place finisher in the 200 breast at Holy Cross

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Earned four varsity letters at Keene
  • A three-time Spirit Award-winner
  • Also lettered in field hockey and lacrosse, playing all three sports for four years in high school
  • Recipient of the "Unsung Swimmer award"
  • Also won the Jean Mosley award
  • National Honor Society

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Francis and Debra Helin
  • Has an older sister, Kathryn
  • Also recruited by Bryant, Plymouth State, Regis, and SUNY Oswego

KUETERMAN ON HELIN:
    "Kelsey put together a great MAAC championship meet last year and I look for her to continue that success this year, she will be a top returnee in the breaststroke events."

GETTING TO KNOW KELSEY HELIN:
    Major: Accounting
    Twitter handle: @KelseyHelin
    What I like most about Siena College: The welcoming community
    Biggest Fear: Drowning
    What is one thing you can't live without: Basketball
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Bora Bora or Greece
    My before game/meet routine: I have a specific song I have to listen to for each race
    My dream car: Jeep Wrangler
    Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Surfing
    If I could have any pet, I would have: Penguin
    Sports Teams: UNC Basketball
    Movie: She's The Man
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