2009-10: Became a regular in the lineup at 184 pounds ... finished season 20-18 overall ... wrestled once at 197, losing a 9-0 major decision to No. 16 Dennis Drury of North Carolina ... finished in sixth place of 184-pound bracket at the EIWA Championships ... posted two three-match winning streaks ... 7-8 in dual matches, but 3-1 against EIWA foes ... finished fifth at the Navy Classic and third at the Clarion Open ... faced seven ranked opponents.
2008-09: Moved up in weight class, wrestling at 184, 197 and Hwt. ... posted a 7-8 record at 184 ... was 1-4 at 197 and 0-1 at heavyweight ... opened season with a sixth-place finish at the Michigan State Open ... faced two nationally ranked opponents ... posted back-to-back wins three times ... won first two duals.
2007-08: Wrestled at 174 pounds and posted an 11-12 record ... all 11 wins came during tournament competition ... placed fifth at the Navy Classic and fourth at the Cleveland State Open ... won a season-high four consecutive matches on two occasions ... faced one ranked wrestler (Hofstra's Alton Lucas) and lost by major decision ... competed at the FILA Junior Freestyle National Championships following the conclusion of the season.
Before Bucknell: Earned four letters in wrestling at North Allegheny High School under head coach Jamie Kyrazis ... set school record for wins with a career mark of 150-19 ... won four sectional championships and was a four-time regional placewinner, winning the title once ... qualified for the PIAA AAA state tournament twice where he was the runner-up in 2005 and the champion in 2007 ... won a Cadet USA national freestyle title in 2004 and took third in Greco in 2004 and seventh in 2003 ... took third at the Iron Man tournament in 2006 and second in 2007 ... won two junior freestyle state titles.
Personal: Robert Lee Waltko ... born Jul. 6, 1988 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Dennis and Lisa Waltko ... has three siblings, Genny, Joe and Francesca ... majoring in sociology.