UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Josef Polk

USTFCCCA All-West Region (400 hurdles) ... Placed fourth in the 400 (49.34 ), fourth in the 400 hurdles (54.88) and was part of the Tritons' second-place 4x400 relay team (3:16.54) at the CCAA Championshps. 

A 2016 graduate of Linden High School ... Participated in track and field for the Lions in the Mother Lode League ... Also competed in soccer, basketball, cross country and show jumping.

Born Dec. 1 in Lodi ... History major at Muir College ... Would like to attend medical school with the goal of becoming a radiologist or pediatrician after completing his undergraduate degree at UC San Diego ... Most memorable moment in track and field is winning section championship in 2015 ... Hobbies include show jumping, soccer, basketball and cats ... Roots for the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants, Carolina Panthers, FC Barcelona and Oklahoma City Thunder ... Favorite athletes are equestrian Richard Spooner, Steph Curry and decathlon great Ashton Eaton ... Top movie is Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones ... Listens to Coldplay, OneRepublic and Oasis ... Lists watermelon, caramel flan and Mexican food among his favorite foods ... Has 10 cats, three dogs, 15 horses and four chickens.

Position: Jumps/Hurdles
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Linden, CA
High School: Linden HS
College: Muir
Major: History
Experience: High School
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