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Andy Helmer
Andy Helmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Dwenger high School

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Right Handed Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right



1999: Owned an 8.84 ERA in 18 appearances... finished the season with a 3-4 record, notching the third most wins on the team... in 56 innings of work, opponents batted .305 against him, while he struck out a total of 41, the third highest mark on the team... led the squad in saves with two, the first against Penn State (5/10) and the second against Miami of Ohio (5/13)... had first win in seven innings of work against Rutgers, where he struck out seven and walked three in the 15-9 victory... also picked up wins against St. Joseph?s (3/23) and Northwestern (4/25)... pitched seven innings and struck out four in win against St. Joseph?s.
Alaskan Summer League (1999): Appeared in 12 games, starting one, finished the season with an impressive 3-0 record, in 25 and 2/3 innings... he ended the season with a 3.86 ERA.
1998: Made 11 appearances, all starts ... struck out 33 in 43.1 innings ... picked up first victory of the season against Virginia Tech, allowing only two hits while striking out six in 5.1 innings (3/12) ... tossed complete-game victory over Miami of Ohio, striking out nine in seven innings (Game 2, 3/21) ... earned conference win over Minnesota with four strikeouts in 5.1 innings (Game 1, 3/28).
1997: Threw perfect inning of relief vs. Valparaiso (3/19) ... struck out four in 6.1 innings in start vs. Notre Dame (4/15) ... picked up first victory of season with six strong innings against IUPUI (5/12), striking out four.
Bishop Dwenger High School: A 13th-round selection by the New York Yankees in 1996 amateur draft ... named first team all-state as a senior ... most career strikeouts (179) and innings pitched (159) in school history ... played basketball all four years ... played for coach Larry Windmiller.
Personal: Parents are Steve and Sue Helmer ... majoring in history ... two letters.

Helmer's Career Stats

Yr.	G-GS	W-L	ERA	SV	CG	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO
1997	9-6	1-3	10.21	0	0	27.1	39	33	31	21	20
1998	11-11	4-5	6.85	0	1	43.1	69	45	33	27	33
1999	18-10	3-4	8.84	2	0	56.0	74	73	55	30	41
Totals	38-27	8-12	8.46	2	1	126.2	182	151	119	78	94