BIOGRAPHY
  Emily Helms
Emily Helms
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Mustang, OK

High School:
Mustang

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/20/1995


Personal Bests
10,000 meters - 37:46
5,000 meters - 17:54
3,000 meters - 10:03.00
1,500 meters - 4:52
One Mile Run: 5:12.86

2014 Outdoors: Took second in the 3,00 meters at the Tulsa Duels, finishing with a time of 10:10.79...Also placed seventh in the 1,500 meters (4:54.13) at the event...Ran the 3,000 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational in 10:17.71, handing her another second place finish.

2014 Indoors: Opened her track career in winning style by taking the top time (5:17.49) in the one mile run at the KSU Winter Invite...Improved her personal best in the 3,000 meters by nearly 40 seconds, running a 10:03.00 at the Razorback Invitational...Was one of six Cowgirls to compete in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 34th with a time of 10:12.88.

2013 Cross Country: Debuted as an unattached runner at the Cowgirl Jamboree, finishing the 5,000 meters in 24th place (18:45.75).

High School: Attended Mustang HS in Mustang, Okla., where she was coached by Mike McGarry, David Lorenz and Eric Peterson ... Two-time Oklahoma 6A cross country state champion, winning the title in 2011 and 2012 ... State cross country runner-up as a sophomore in 2010 ... Two-time state champ in the 3,200 meters (2011 and 2012) ... Won the state title in the 1,600 meters in 2011 ... Ran as part of Mustang's state champion 4x800 meter relay in 2011 ... Led the Mustang cross country team to a second-place finish at the 2012 state meet ... Team MVP for track in 2010 and 2011, leading the squad to a conference title, a regional title and a second-place finish at state in 2011 ... Also competed for the swim team ... Valedictorian of her class ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society ... Served as the organization's secretary in 2012-13 ... Participated in numerous extracurricular activities including serving as vice president of the junior class in 2011-12, student council for four years and organizing volunteers to serve a Christmas dinner to the military.

Personal: Emily Helms was born June 22, 1995 in Jacksonville, Ark. ... Daughter of Greg and Vickie Bailey and Ray Helms.

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