HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 3, 2018.
Politz joins the Red Bulls after a stellar career at Wake Forest. The young center back will look to develop as a professional in 2018.
COLLEGE: Politz, a center back and senior captain, finished his collegiate career by being named an All-American by the United Soccer Coaches and the ACC Defensive Player of the Year while leading the team to the NCAA Quarterfinals. He anchored a backline that lead the ACC with 10 shutouts and 0.56 goals-against in 2017.