Bob Sorochak

Category
2001
About This Inductee

Bob was born and raised in Kingston, PA. He graduated in 1961 and received 7 varsity letters – 2 for baseball, 2 for wrestling and 3 for football. He was highly recruited by 55 colleges for his football the prowess. During his senior year, he played in the UNICO Classic, the Big 33 game, selected to the All-Scholastic team, the All-State team and the Sporting News All-American team. Bob accepted a scholarship to attend the University of Pittsburgh and while there lettered 2 years. Bob was named the top defensive player of the game against California and also UCLA. During his junior year, Pitt was the third ranked team in the country, but was not invited to a bowl game. Upon graduation, Bob accepted a teaching position at Wyoming Valley West and is still on the faculty. Bob has been married to his wife, Ann Marie Howatch, for 35 years. They have 2 children, Susan and Bob and one grandson Ethan, 2 years old. Bob and his wife currently reside in Edwardsville.