2009-10: Went 1-1 on the season, earning a win against Davidson at 174 at the Sprawl and Brawl duals, and dropping a Big Ten dual against Ohio State wrestling up at 197 in place of an injured Patrick Bond.
2008-09: Went 1-1 at the Missouri Open.
2007-08: Went 0-2 at the Missouri Open. 2006-07: Redshirt season ... Went 1-2 at the Missouri Open.
HIGH SCHOOL: A state qualifier ... Wrestled as a part of the state championship team his junior and senior seasons ... High school teammate of Illini teammate, Ben Friedl.
PERSONAL: Full given name is Clinton Daniel Polz ... Born Sept. 22, 1987 ... Parents are Mike and Sue Polz ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Biggest thrill in sports was being a part of a two-time state championship team and being coached by his father, Mike; grandfather, John; and uncle, Dan ... Wants to teach physical education and coach wrestling after graduation ... His father has influenced his athletic career because of his coaching abilities and his support ... Coached by the 2006 National Head Coach of the Year, Mike Polz, and National Champion Eric Siebert ... Fighting Illini hero is Eric Siebert ... Grandfather, John, wrestled for Illinois.
Polz's Career Record
Year W L F Big Tens NCAAs 2007-08 0 2 0 --- --- 2008-09 1 1 0 --- --- 2009-10 1 1 0 --- --- Total 2 4 0