In the W&M Career Record Book …
CAA All-Academic Honorable Mention (2011-12, 2012-13)
Junior Season (2012-13)
An honorable mention CAA All-Academic team selection … Appeared in 29 of the Tribe’s 30 games, averaging nearly 10 minutes per game … Finished the year averaging 1.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game as the Tribe’s top post reserve … Registered two points and three rebounds vs. James Madison (3/2) … Pulled down three rebounds in the win over Georgia State (2/18) …Scored four points off the bench, including a fast-break dunk vs. UNCW (2/13) … Knocked down a pair of free throws vs. Northeastern (2/11) … Dished out a season-high two assists against Hofstra (2/2) … Pulled down a team-high four rebounds and tallied a career-high two steals at Delaware (1/30) … Set a career-high with three blocked shots against Salisbury (12/21) … Blocked two shots against Howard (12/6) … Tallied a pair of assists with two rebounds and a blocked shot in 18 minutes against ODU (12/1) … Pulled down a season-high four rebounds at Wake Forest (11/23) and converted a 3-point play in the opening half that gave the Tribe a 12-point lead … Scored six points, including a dunk off a press break, to go with two rebounds at High Point (11/17) … Played 18 minutes at Liberty with Tim Rusthoven in foul trouble … Had a big putback to push W&M’s lead back to five after LU cut it to three … Tallied a pair of assists and a steal against the Flames … Was steady in the season-opening win against Hampton (11/9), finishing with three rebounds and two assists in the victory.
Sophomore Season (2011-12)
Named to the honorable mention CAA All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 30 games, including his first four collegiate starts ... Finished the year, averaging nearly two points and two rebounds per game, while shooting 72.7 percent from the free throw line and 43.5 percent from the field ... Collected five rebounds, including three offensive, and added two assists against Old Dominion (2/8) ... Scored two points and pulled down two rebounds as a reserve at UNCW (2/4) ...Missed the Tribe’s road game at JMU (1/26) due to an illness ... Scored four points and pulled down two rebounds vs. UNCW (1/21) ... Led Tribe bench in scoring and rebounding with seven points and three rebounds at Mason (1/2) ... Sparked the Tribe’s opening minutes against the Patriots, scoring five of W&M’s first seven points ... Scored five points and blocked a career-high two shots at Miami (Ohio) ... Dished out a career-high tying three assists against Iona (12/21) ... Pulled down four rebounds in 14 minutes as a reserve vs. Wesley (12/15) ... Made his first collegiate steal at Georgia State (12/3) ... Started the first four games of the 2011-12 season ... Scored a career-high 10 points and pulled down a career-high six rebounds against Hampton (11/12) ... Canned his first career 3-pointer in the second half at Hampton ... Made his first collegiate start at St. John’s in the season opener ... Played a career-best 25 minutes, scoring four points, pulling down three rebounds and blocking a shot.
Freshman Season (2010-11)
Appeared in 21 contests ... Pulled down a rebound in the regular season finale at Old Dominion (2/26) ... Helped the Tribe’s post defense in holding All-CAA player Denzel Bowles to zero first half points in the win at James Madison (2/2) ... Provided valuable minutes as a reserve against Delaware (1/26) and scored a career-high tying four points on 2-of-3 shooting in 11 minutes of action ... Tied a career-high with three rebounds at North Carolina (12/21) ... Pulled down three rebounds in the Tribe’s win over Gardner-Webb (11/26), playing a season-best 17 minutes ... Finished with four points, two rebounds and two assists against Richmond (11/15) in 14 minutes of action... Made his first collegiate appearance in the second half at Virginia (11/12).
Rated the No. 42 best center in the country by ESPN.com ... Played AAU for Rising Stars ... A two-star recruit according to Scout.com ... Rated one of the top center prospects in the state of Illinois by the Chicago Sun Times ... Rated as one of the top 20 players in the state of Illinois ...Named Illinois Basketball Service Large School Honorable Mention All-State ... Earned all-conference honors as a senior ... A three-year letterwinner for Scott Ficke at New Trier ... Helped Rising Stars to the Final Four of the Nike AAU Super Showcase in Orlando during the summer of 2009 ... Received recruiting interest from Davidson, Southern Illinois, Cornell, Harvard, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Northwestern, Iowa and Ball State ... A member of the Triship Club for four years in high school ... An avid golfer with a 9 handicap.
Son of Ted and Julie Heldring ... Majoring in business finance and accounting.