Chris Bono

Chris Bono was an NCAA champion, three-time All-American, and a two-time Big 12 champion for Iowa State with a career college record of 128-34. He placed fifth at the NCAA championships as a sophomore in 1995 before winning the 150-pound crown in 1996 and placing second in 1997. Bono was a member of U.S. freestyle World championships teams in 2001, 2002 and 2005 and was a four-time freestyle national champion. He was a three-time state wrestling champion for Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida, from 1990-92, and is currently the head wrestling coach at South Dakota State.

Awards:

Year
2018
Award
Glen Brand Inductee
Chapter/Region
National

All American Awards:

Season
1997
School
Iowa State
Tournament
Division I
Weight
150
Place
2
Season
1996
School
Iowa State
Tournament
Division I
Weight
150
Place
1
Season
1995
School
Iowa State
Tournament
Division I
Weight
150
Place
5

College Season Records:

Season
1997
School
Iowa State
Class
Senior
Bouts
40
Wins
37
Losses
3
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
92.5
Place
2nd
Season
1996
School
Iowa State
Class
Junior
Bouts
41
Wins
37
Losses
4
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
90.24
Place
1st
Season
1995
School
Iowa State
Class
Sophomore
Bouts
52
Wins
41
Losses
11
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
78.85
Place
5th
Season
1994
School
Iowa State
Class
Freshman
Bouts
29
Wins
13
Losses
16
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
44.83
Place
DNP
Season
Career
Bouts
162
Wins
128
Losses
34
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
79.01

All Coaching Dual Records:

Season
2009
School
Tennessee-Chattanooga
Division
Division I
Duals
22
Wins
12
Losses
10
Ties
0
Win PCT.
54.55
Season
2008
School
Tennessee-Chattanooga
Division
Division I
Duals
17
Wins
11
Losses
6
Ties
0
Win PCT.
64.71
Season
2007
School
Tennessee-Chattanooga
Division
Division I
Duals
17
Wins
16
Losses
1
Ties
0
Win PCT.
94.12
Season
Career
Duals
56
Wins
39
Losses
17
Ties
0
Win PCT.
69.64

All Rankings:

Season
1996
Rank Date
02/05/1996
Weight
150
Rank
1
School
Iowa State

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