All Five Colonials in Top Half of 50-Player Field Following Opening Round
Colonials Card Consecutive Sub-300 Rounds, Persons Opens With 69
Colonials Tied for Fifth Place and on Pace for Top Team Finish of Season
Helton Closes Strong to Set Career-Low 54-Hole Total
Colonials Break 900 for Second Time This Season With Final Round 292
2013-14: Enjoyed breakout sophomore season, finished third on team with 77.66 scoring average over 29 rounds at 10 events ... Came on strong in spring season during which he averaged 75.9 strokes over his final 12 rounds, including career-best even-par 71 in the final round of the Bash at the Beach ... Posted first collegiate top-20 finish with t-15th and career-best 54-hole total of 13-over 223 (74-74-75) at the Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational ... Tied for 21st at 2014 Atlantic 10 Championship at 19-over 232 (76-80-76) ... Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List for spring and fall 2013 semesters.
2012-13: Averaged 79.1 strokes over 15 rounds and five events ... Carded season-low 3-over 75 in first round of Old Dominion/Outer Banks Collegiate on Oct. 21 ... Earned spot on Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring 2013 semester.
High School: Helped Heritage Hall to two Oklahoma State Championships in 2010 and 2012 while reaching runner-up status in 2008 and 2011...Named to the all-state team in 2012...Finished in the top-10 at state competition for three years...Won Class 4A State Preview Championship with a score of 66...Member of National Honors Society and Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honors Society...Recipient of Heritage Hall Mathematics Award.
Personal: Born Michael Caleb Helton on Jan. 9, 1994 in Oklahoma City, OK...Son of Sharla and Rodney Helton...Has a younger sister, Gabrielle...Intends to major in biomedical engineering at GW.