|High School:||Hart HS|
Helgeson had strong freshman year for the tigers, finishing in the top three for the team in both the 200 Fly (2:08.18) and the 400 IM (4:29.66). She also had top ten team finishes in the 200, 500, 1000, and 1650 Freestyles and the 100 IM.
An All-American her freshman year and Foothill League MVP her junior and senior year, Helgeson placed in the 500 free all four years for the Indians including a first place finish as a junior (4:58.08). She holds times of 2:05.16 in the 200 fly, 1:52.59 in the 200 free, and 4:25.63 in the 400 IM.
Helgeson is the daugher of Garry Helgeson and former UOP soccer player Natalie Dorr. Her mother, Natalie, just recently was inducted into the Pacific Hall of Fame this past spring (2018).