Wrestling - 2000

Walt Levantovich is a 1993 graduate of Corning West where he was named the Outstanding Student-Athlete of his graduating class. He competed for the varsity wrestling team for four years where he compiled a 105-26 record with 19 of those losses coming during his freshman and sophomore season. He was a combined 68-7 as a junior and senior. Walt capped his junior season with a Section IV championship becoming the first wrestler in over 25 years from a Corning school to win that title as a junior. He finished second in the Section TV tournament as a junior losing to the eventual state champion. Walt was named All-STC, first team as a junior and a senior and was the George Bacalles Memorial Award recipient following his senior season. Walt also played lacrosse for West and named All-STC as a senior. He was inducted into the National Honor Society as a junior and was appointed to the United States Naval Academy by Congressman Amo Houghton where he graduated in 1997. Walt joins his father Don (wrestling 1983) in the C-PP Sports Hall of Fame. He is currently serving in the U.S. Navy as a pilot and lives in Jacksonville, FL