04/18/2012 – Ryan Helminiak, who hales from Manistee, was awarded the WHAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week for his performance in Adrian last Saturday.
Ryan won the high jump competition at the Don Kleinow Memorial hosted by Siena Heights University. Helminiak's mark of 6-9 automatically qualifies him for the Outdoor Championships in Marion, Indiana. Ryan's jump was the second highest in school history and currently ranks him fifth in the nation. The bench mark at Aquinas was set in 1987 by Mike Wilson at 7-0.