#15 Rod Helsen
Position: Outfield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich.
High School: Comstock HS
Rod Helsen
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/08/2011

2011: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Appeared in 29 games, starting three of them ... most used sub for the Chippewas (26 games ) ... knocked an RBI and season-high two hits in 2-for-5 day against NIU (4/29) ... other RBI came against Ball State (4/23) with a sac-fly ... posted season's first double on 2-for-5 day against NIU (4/29).

2010: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Appeared in just 11 games due to injury ... used primarily as a defensive replacement.

2009: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Spent most of the season as a defensive sub … had two multi-hit and multi-RBI games … drove in a pair of runs with pinch-hits against Toledo (4/24) and Western Michigan (5/8) … made 11 starts in the outfield.

2008: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Mostly used as a defensive replacement in the outfield … had two multi-hit efforts along with two multiple-RBI games … drove in two runs apiece against Western Michigan (5/10) and Michigan State (5/13) … started 13 games in centerfield.  


High School:
Earned three letters in baseball and golf and two in basketball … captain of the basketball and golf teams … played baseball for Rich Bailey … all-conference and all-district first-team honoree as a senior … hit .367 and stole 17 bases as a junior … National Honor Society member.