28 Kendall Helbert
28 Kendall Helbert
Height: 6-3
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Lindbergh
Position: C
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Played in 33 games with 26 starts as one of MIT’s primary catchers … Academic All-NEWMAC … finished with a .256 average with a home run and 11 RBI … nine multi-hit games … twice drove in two or more runs … started the season with a four-game hitting streak that saw him go 8-for-20 … homered and doubled in the first game of the year at the Apprentice School (3/14) … 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run against St. Vincent (3/15) … drove in a pair of runs against Southern Maine (3/27) with a double … 2-for-4 against Brandeis (3/28) with an RBI and run … 2-for-5 at Curry (4/14) with a double, driving in three … 4-for-6 with a double, scoring a pair of runs at Wheaton (5/3) … pair of hits and a run scored against Endicott (5/17) at the NCAA Tournament. 

2013: Solid first season at MIT … played in 27 games with 16 starts … split the catching duties for MIT ... finished hitting .343 with one home run and 11 RBI … finished among the top-10 in the NEWMAC in doubles … eight multi-hit games … 2-for-5 with his first collegiate RBI and double at Johnson & Wales (3/30) … 2-for-4 with a run against WPI (4/5) … double and home run in five as part of a 3-for5 day against UMass Boston (4/25), driving in two and scoring a pair … 2-for-4 with a run and RBI at Wheaton (5/4) … went 4-for-5 against Elms (5/11) in the ECAC Tournament, swatting three doubles and driving in five runs.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … concentration in product design … internship with MIT Ideation Lab … research in Rapid Prototyping … Kappa Sigma.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Lindberg High School … two-time second team all-conference pick … twice named to the academic all-state team … lettered in both baseball and football … also played with the St. Louis Gamers team … National Merit finalist … AP National Scholar … RPI Medal Recipient … Renaissance Man of the Year.