|Hometown:||Essex Junction, Vt.|
2012-13: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). NE-10 Relay of the Week (4x400, 12/3, 12/10, 1/21). Competed in seven events for the Skyhawks during the indoor season. Opened the year by placing in three events at the UMass Boston Invitational (12/1/12), finishing 1st in the 60-meter hurdles (9.58 finals/9.65 prelims), 2nd with the 4x400 relay team (4:08.80/62.9, third leg), and 6th in the 200-meter dash (27/14). Took 1st place with the 4x400 relay team (4:02.70) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/7/12). Placed in two more events at the URI Sorlien Invitational (12/19/12) when she earned 6th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.46 and first with the 4x400 relay team in 3:59.49. Ran a season-best time of 9.34 seconds to take 4th place in the 60-meter hurdles at Northeastern University’s Joe Donahue Games (1/25/13). Also raced to 2nd place with the 4x400 relay team (3:58.94) at the Joe Donahue Games. Earned 3rd place with the 4x400 relay team (4:01.14/61.9, third leg) at the URI Coaches Tribute Meet (2/2/13). Helped the 4x400 relay team earn third place with a time of 3:59.70 at the NE-10 Championships (2/16/13). Ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay in 59.2 seconds during the team’s school-record and NCAA Provisional Qualifying time of 3:52.15 at the New England Championships (2/22/13). Polakowski Named to USTFCCCA All-East Region Team. 4x400 Relay Team Earns NE-10 Recognition. 4x400 Relay Named Team Of The Week For Second Consecutive Week. 4x400 Relay Takes Home Third NE-10 Team of The Week Award.
2011-12: Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award. All-Northeast-10 (4x400m). Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Both Semesters). Competed in 12 individual races and six relays on the season. Helped Stonehill's 4x400 meter relay team establish a new school record along with teammates Maria Curit, Lauren Hanlon and Christen Carrier finishing 2nd overall at the NE-10 Championships (2/18/12) in a total time of 4:01.91. Ran a split of 61.8 as the 3rd leg in the event. Posted a time of 9.25 seconds in the 55 meter hurdle prelims at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3/11). Also ran on Stonehill's third place 4x400 meter relay team (4:08.16). Advanced to the 55 meter hurdle finals at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/10/11) with a preliminary time of 9.01 seconds. Finished 4th overall in the finals with a time of 8.94 seconds. Also competed in the 200 meter run placing 5th overall with a time of 27.60 seconds. Ranked third overall in the 55 meter hurdles at the UNH Tri-Meet running a time of 8.64 seconds in the finals. Posted a preliminary time of 8.77 seconds. Finished 17th overall out of 56 competitors in the 55 meter dash at the New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor Games (1/27/12) in 7.62 seconds. Also ran in the 55 meter hurdles posting a preliminary time of 8.63 seconds and a finals time of 8.68 seconds (eighth overall). Ran a time of 9.63 seconds in the prelims at the Charley Torpey Memorial Invitational (2/4/12). Finished 6th overall at the NE-10 Championsips (2/18/12) in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.64 seconds in the finals. Ran a time of 8.68 seconds in the prelims. Had a time of 9.33 in the prelims of the 60 meter hurdles at the New England Championships (1/24/12). Helped Stonehill to a second place finish in the 4x400 meter relay at the UNH Tri-Meet (4:07.44). Finished 3rd overall at the Reggie Poyau Invitational in the 4x400 meter relay (4:11.80). Ranked 8th overall in the 4x400 meter relay at the New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor Games (4:12.54). Placed 6th overall in the 4x400 meter relay at the Charley Torpey Memorial Invitational (4:03.61).
2010-11: NE-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll. Set the school record in the 60 meter hurdles at the New England championships with a time of 9.35 seconds in the prelims. Ran to a 13th place finish in the finals of the New England championships. Finished 2nd overall at the Tufts Stampede with a time of 9.56 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles. Ran a time of 9.42 seconds in the prelims at the Tufts Stampede. Posted a time of 9.71 seconds in the prelims at the Boston University Valentine Classic. Finished 2nd overall at the University of New Hampshire Tri-Meet in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.58 seconds. Finished 6th overall in the 55 meter hurdles at the NE-10 championships in 8.66 seconds. Ran the 200 meter dash twice during the season at the Reebok Boston Collegiate Indoor Games (27.07, personal best) and the Tufts Stampede (tenth overall, 27.57). Competed in the 4x400 meter relay twice including a5th place finish at the NE-10 championships.
2013: Ran in the 100-meter event twice. Finished5th at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) with a time of 13.38, which was bested (13.12) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20). Ran the 200-meter in 27.76 at the same meet. Competed in the 400-meter hurdles in all but one event, starting the season off with an event-winning time of 1:05.93, a personal best. Placed third at Skyhawk Invitational (4/26), running in 1:06.51. Competed in the Northeast-10 Championship (5/3-4) and New England Championship (5/10-11), running 1:10.14 and 1:08.81, respectively. Finished 12th in the 100-meter hurdles at Skyhawk Invitational, completing the race in 16.39 seconds.
2012: Ran in three meets for the Skyhawks during the outdoor season. Placed fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:07.61) at UConn Spring Invitational (3/31). Took home 2nd at Skyhawk Invitational (4/14) with a time of 1:07.58, good for a season best. Placed 10th at Holy Cross Crusades (4/21) with a run of 1:08.15. Ran twice in the 100m hurdles, timing in at 17.00 seconds and 15.63 seconds at the UConn Spring Invitational and Skyhawk Invitational, respectively. Competed in the 4x400 relay at the Skyhawk Invitational, placing fifth with Lauren Hanlon, Sarah Burke, and Melissa Ulcena, running in 4:18.74.
2011: Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring Semester. NE-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll. Finished 4th overall at the NE-10 championships in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.94, a personal best. Placed 26th overall at the New England championships with a time of 1:08.96. Finished 2nd overall at the Bridgewater State University Invitational with a time of 1:09.17 and 3rd at the Skyhawk Invitational in 1:08.52. Helped Stonehill to fourth place finishes in the 4x100 meter relay (50.89) and 4x400 meter relay (4:08.63) at the NE-10 championships. Placed 4rth overall in the 100 meter hurdles at the BSU Invitational (16.85) and 19th overall at the Bryant University Invitational (17.15). Also competed in the 400 hurdles at the George Davis Invitational (7th overall, 1:07.61), the UMass Minutemen Invitational (sixth overall, 1:08.85) and the Larry Ellis Invitational (1:08.51).
High School: 2010 honors graduate of Essex High School. Three-year letterwinner in indoor track, serving as captain her senior year. Holds the school record in the 55m hurdles, and was state champion in the 55m hurdles her junior and senior year. Team champions for three consecutive years (2008-2010). Four-year letterwinner in outdoor track, serving as captain her senior year. Was 100m, 100m hurdles, and 300m hurdles state champion her senior year, and is the state record-holder in the 300m hurdles. Also a three-year letterwinner in soccer, serving as captain her senior year. Team won the state championship in 2007. National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born June 20, 1992 in Burlington, Vt. Daughter of Carol and Chris Polakowski of Essex Junction, Vt. Has a brother, Jason (21), who runs track at Southern Connecticut State University. Majoring in biochemistry. Lambda Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society member. Career goals include a 1:00, 400m hurdle time and a sub-14.4, 100m hurdle time.
|55m||7.62||New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor Games (1/27/12)|
|55m Hurdles ||8.63 ||UNH Tri-Meet (1/22/11)|
|60m Hurdles||9.33 ||New England Championships (2/24/12)|
|200m||27.07 ||Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28/11)|
|4x400m||3:52.15||New England Championships (2/22/13) - School Record|
|(Jordan Gray, Jeana Esernio, Maria Curit)|
|100m Hurdles ||16.39 ||Skyhawk Invitational (4/26/13)|
|400m Hurdles ||1:05.93 ||NE-10 Championships (5/7/11)|
|4x100m||50.79||Skyhawk Invitational (4/29/11)|
|(Olivia Dyson, Vlada Shelkova, Angelina Comei)|
|4x400m||4:08.63||NE-10 Championships (5/7/11)|
|(Danielle Wheeler, Elizabeth LaRegina, Christen Carrier)|