WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2007-08): Cross Country - Consistently a scoring runner for WSU...best finish of the season was 25th overall at the NCAA West Regional (11/10/07, Eugene), first on the team...other top performances include 34th at the Griak Invite, 83rd at the Pre-Nationals, and 34th overall at the Pac-10 Championships (10/27/07, Corvallis) and third on the team...Indoor - During season ran mile, 3k and 5k...placed 14th in 5k at MPSF Championships...Outdoor - Ran 1500m, 3000m and 10k...PR in 10k was 30:12.72 at Stanford Invite (4/5/08)...finished 11th in 10,000m at Pac-10 Championships (30:58.28)...named to Pac-10 Track & Field All-Academic first team.
SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Cross Country - One of the top five scorers for WSU...race finishes included third at Idaho Jamboree and ninth at Sundodger Invite...placed 194th at Pre-Nationals...49th overall and fifth Cougar at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Palo Alto)...fourth Coug and 46th place overall at NCAA West Regionals (11/1/06, Portland)...second Cougar and 99th overall at NCAA Championships (11/20/06, Terre Haute)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team....Indoor - Did not compete...Outdoor - Did not compete.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2005-06): Cross Country - One of top three scorers for WSU in every race...finished fourth at Idaho Jamboree (9/2/05, Moscow)...15th at Sundodger Invite (9/17/05, Seattle)...seventh at Montana Invite (10/1/05, Missoula)...86th at Brooks Pre-Nationals (10/15/04, Terre Haute)...26th overall, third on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/29/05, Tucson)...first Cougar to cross line at NCAA West Regionals with 48th place finish (11/12/05, Palo Alto)...named Pac-10 All-Academic first team...Indoor - Ran best 3k time of 8:36.42i at Husky Classic (2/11/06, Seattle)...ran 14:39.60i (18th) in 5k at MPSF Championships (2/21/06, Seattle)...Outdoor - best times of season included 4:09.31/1500m, 8:41.57/3k, 14:54.15/5k...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team.
FRESHMAN (2004-05): Cross Country - Redshirt season...Indoor - Redshirt season...Outdoor - Redshirt season...ran unattached.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned five letters at South Kitsap High...three in track for coach Paul Zimmer and two in cross country for coach Ed Santos...captained cross country squad senior year...finished second at Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association East West All-Star Cross Country Race...named the Wolves Male Athlete of the Month (October)...posted a PR of 15:39 in 5k.
PERSONAL. Born November, 1985, at Tacoma, Wash...parents Jerry and Colleen are both teachers...younger sisters Shannon and Claire...enjoys snowboarding, scuba diving and music...majoring in civil engineering.
POLLEY'S WSU BESTS 1500m - 4:09.31 (2006) 3000m - 8:36.42i (2006) 5000m - 14:39.60i (2006) 10,000m - 30:12.72 (2008)
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2008 10,000m 11th 30:58.28