2013-14: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar...Academic All-Big Ten...Won three matches on the year, including two by fall...Earned 5-0 dec. over Aaron Scott (Appalachian State) (11/24)...pinned Elmhurst's Daniel Carrillo at 1:10 at Wisconsin Open (12/7)...Pinned Cornell's Jake Allen in just 45 seconds at Duhawk Open (2/1)....Made both dual and Big Ten debut against Wisconsin's Scott Leigel (1/26).
2012-13: Compiled 4-10 record while wrestling unattached at 157 ... Went 2-3 at Michigan State Open ... Competed at Wisconsin Open, UNI Open and Cleveland State Open ... Wrestled at Midlands.
High School: Two-time Massachusetts state finalist (2011, 2012) ... Two-time Bay State Conference First-Team All-Star (2011, 2012) ... Career record of 114-27 ... Compiled 63 career pins ... Team won the sectional championship in 2012 ... Three-time letterwinner and one-time captain ... Also was a conference finalist in the javelin during outdoor track ... Ran cross country and was a team captain ... Member of the Summit Wrestling Club from 2009-2011 ... Three-time USA Bio-Olympiad Semifinalist ... 2012 National Merit Scholar ... Level two finalist in the Massachusetts Association of Math Leaguers in 2011 ... Placed in the top five percent of the American Math Competition in both 2011 and 2012 ... Won class awards in physics, math, English and electronics.
Personal: Born Robert William Coukos ... Son of William Coukos and Deborah Himelhoch ... Father, William, wrestled at Harvard ... Both parents have ties to Northwestern (Father graduated from medical school and mother graduated from dental school) ... Brother, John, is a current member of the Northwestern wrestling team ... Chose Northwestern over Worcester Polytechnic Institute ... Enrolled in the Integrated Science Program and also majoring in biology.