Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Altoona, Pa.
High School: Altoona Area Senior High School/Liberty/Miami Dade
Graduating Year: 2015


JUNIOR (2019)
0-0, 3 App, 2.45 ERA, 3.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
• Made three appearances out of the bullpen
• Made debut with a pair of strikeouts against Siena (2/15)
• Struck out a career-best four two days later against Siena (2/17)
• Suffered a season-ending injury and received a medical redshirt from the NCAA

• Played sophomore campaign at Miami Dade College
• Tossed 44 innings with 25 punchouts and a 4.40 ERA for a 7-3 record and four saves
• Gave up one hit in first collegiate start for Miami Dade over six innings
• Began collegiate career at Liberty in 2016 and 2017
• Made 13 appearances for 14 innings of work and five strikeouts as a freshman in 2016
• Redshirted second season at Liberty

• Was a two-year letterwinner at Altoona Area Senior High School
• Earned First Team All-County with a 1.89 ERA as a senior
• Was a team captain for two seasons
• Named to the All-Altoona Mirror first team and a Central Penn League All-Star as a senior
• Posted a 1.07 ERA over 23 2/3 innings pitched in 2015
• 2015 Ron Fiocetta Scholarship Award winner
• Pitched for USA Elite, allowing three runs throughout the entire summer of 2014

• Born Zachary Helsel on April, 27, 1996
• Son of Mark and Dotty Helsel
• Brother, Christian, played freshman season at Ole Miss, before finishing at Penn State. Currently plays in the USPBL in Michigan
• Father, Mark, was a four-year starter at Mercer as a utility player and a pitcher
• Spelled his name as Zack at age four, and it stuck
• Majoring in communication

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