2006 (Junior): Helmbrecht saw action in 24 matches as a junior. She registerd a team-high seven blocks (1 BS, 6 BA) in 3-1 loss at Duke (Aug. 26). Helmbrecht tied a career-best seven blocks (2 BS, 5 BA) in 3-0 loss vs. Virginia (Sept. 9). For the fourth time in her career she recorded seven blocks in a game with seven assisted blocks in 3-2 victory over Stony Brook (Sept. 16). Helmbrecht finished with a total 80 blocks on the season, averaging 0.99 per game. She notched nine kills, hitting 31.6 percent in 3-1 loss to Notre Dame (Oct. 6) and finished with 108 kills for the Golden Eagles.
2005 (Sophomore): Helmbrecht played in all 115 games in 30 matches her sophomore season. She was named to the EKU Tournament all-tournament team after a stunning performance of a career best 17 kills, just one error on 26 total attempts and four blocks. Her 17 kills against EKU sparked a three straight match span of 10 or more kills. Had at least one block in every match including a career high nine blocks at West Virginia. She averaged .90 blocks per game on the season. Notched nine matches of double digit kills and in those matches of 10-plus kills, Helmbrecht hit over 40 percent in six of them.
2004 (Freshman): Helmbrecht played 13 games in nine matches for Marquette as a freshman. She had four kills on the year, having two against Md.-Eastern Shore (Sept. 25) and one each against Wis.-Green Bay (Oct. 5) and Houston (Oct. 22). She also recorded nine blocks, with four against Connecticut (Sept. 24) and two against South Dakota State (Sept. 18).
Prior to Marquette: A four-year letter winner for Chuck Farnum and Rich Peters at Maquoketa, Helmbrecht was named team captain as a junior and senior. She was an all-conference selection both years. She also competed in track and basketball for four years at Maquoketa. She was a two-time all-conference selection in track.
Personal: Tiffany Kay Helmbrecht was born October 24, 1985, in Maryville, Mo. She is the daughter of Tim and Kim Helmbrecht. She has three younger siblings, Austin, Gabrielle and Arianna. Her mother was a college basketball and volleyball player. She is a biology major.
Helmbrecht's Career Stats