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Polk Named Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete Of The Week
Release: 11/29/2010
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Nov. 29, 2010

SEATTLE - Sophomore tailback Chris Polk of the football team is the Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 22-28. This is the first such honor for Polk on the season and the fourth for the football team.

The Redlands, Calif., native scored the game-winning touchdown at Cal to keep the Huskies' bowl hopes alive.

Polk scored from one-yard out with one second remaining for the 16-13 victory. He had 88 total rushing yards in the game to lead the team and seven yards receiving.

Polk ran 5 yards with the direct snap out of Wildcat formation for a key third down on the final, 79-yard drive to bedlam that used the game's final 4:39.

He leads the team on the season with six rushing touchdowns, a season-high, and 1,001 yards.

Other nominees include: Justin Holiday (men's basketball), Kristi Kingma (women's basketball), Alex Webber (women's soccer), Kindra Carlson (volleyball) and Katie Flood (women's cross country).

2010-11 Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete's Of The Week:
Nov. 29 - Chris Polk (football)
Nov. 22 - Allie Beahan (women's soccer)
Nov. 15 - Jorde LaFontaine-Kussmann (women's soccer)
Nov. 8 - Kindra Carlson (volleyball)
Oct. 25 - Valaree Fowler (men's crew)
Oct. 18 - Jermaine Kearse (football)
Oct. 11 - Jorde LaFontaine-Kussmann (women's soccer)
Oct. 4 - Jake Locker (football)
Sept. 27 - Karinn Dickinson (women's golf)
Sept. 20 - Stephen Fung (men's soccer)
Sept. 13 - Jermaine Kearse (football)
Sept. 6 - Kate Deines (women's soccer)
Aug. 30 - Kindra Carlson (volleyball)
Aug. 23 - Kellye Joswick (women's soccer)

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