AWARDS & HONORS
WCC WRESLTER OF THE WEEK: Dec. 2, 2008
2010-11: Served an LDS mission.
2009-10: Served an LDS mission.
2008-09: Had the best dual record on the team of 13-4... Recorded longest winning streak of the season for the Bears at 16-straight... Went 2-0 at the NCAA West Regionals defeating top ranked Ryan Adams from North Dakota State in the finals... Qualified for the NCAA Championship where he posted an 0-2 record... Became the first on the team to reach 20 victories, finishing with a record of 28-6 which is the most wins for a true freshman since transitioning to Division I... Named to the Western Wrestling All-Conference First Team as well as the Western Wrestling Conference Coaches' Honor Roll... Earned the Western Wrestling Conference wrestler of the week award on Dec. 2.
High School: One of Colorado's top amateur wrestlers, Polkowske won two state titles, placed sixth as a sophomore and qualified for state as a freshman. His last two seasons he posted a perfect 89-0 record and along the way, broke the Colorado state record for takedowns in a single season, finishing with 343 as a senior. To cap off an incredible senior season, he also earned All-American honors after placing 4th at Senior Nationals in Virginia.