TJ Helgren
TJ Helgren
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sun Praire, Wis.
High School: Abundant Life Christian
Major: Pre-Seminary Studies

2012 Season (Junior): Competed in five events...Ran a season-best time of 28:47.14 at the Wisconsin Private College Championships (Oct. 13)...Finished 45th at the Northern Athletics Conference Championships (Oct. 27), crossing the finish line in 28:48.71...Ran a 28:55.7 at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational (Sept. 21)...Began season running a 29:19.3 at the Falcon Invitational (Sept. 15).

2011 Season (Sophomore): Helped the Falcons win the Northern Athletics Conference Championships, the second of his career…Competed in all seven events…Ran his best 8K of the season at the North Central College Invite (Sept. 30) finishing with a time of 28:35.03…Earned a 33rd place finish at the NAC Championships (Oct. 29) when he ran 28:44.1…Ended the season with a 29:30.6 at the NCAA Division III Regionals (Nov. 12).

2010 Season (Freshman): Won the team's Most Improved Runner award...Received All-Northern Athletics Conference Honorable Mention honors...Received a "Heart of the Monster" team honor.

High School (Abundant Life Christian): Captained the football, basketball and track & field teams...Earned varsity letters in football, basketball and track & field.

Personal: Son of Thomas and Lori...Has one older sister, Brittany.