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#3 Christoph Bono
Position: Outfield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 173
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto HS
Joined the UCLA baseball program in January 2012...also played for the UCLA football team as a quarterback in 2011...did not play in any football games in 2011 (redshirt).

Started all 56 games (42 in right field, 14 in center field)...batted .228 with 19 runs, 11 doubles, one triple and 21 RBI...also slugged .291 with a .289 on-base percentage while drawing seven walks and stealing five bases...logged 15 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games...11 doubles were the second-most on the team...drew 12 hit by pitches, the second-most on the team...honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection for the second consecutive year...hit .205 in 30 conference games, scoring eight runs and recording nine RBI...also hit five doubles in Pac-12 play...led UCLA to a 7-1 victory over Cal State Northridge on Feb. 18 by going 2-for-4 with a triple, a career-high three RBI and a run scored...enjoyed a seven-game hitting streak from March 7 to March 16, recording two hits in four of those games and at least one RBI in all seven...went 2-for-4 with two doubles, a run and a RBI in UCLA's 5-3 win at Loyola Marymount on April 1...made just one error in the outfield all season, posting a .991 fielding percentage.

2013 (summer)
Played in 31 games for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League...batted .211 with 23 runs, seven doubles, one triple, 13 RBI and four stolen bases in the regular season...hit .333 in three games in the Northwoods League Playoffs, recording a double, a home run and two RBI...recorded seven multi-run games and six multi-hit games...went 2-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a run in a 12-0 win over the Wisconsin Woodchucks on August 7...Duluth finished in second place in the North Division of the Northwoods League, earning a runner-up finish in the playoffs.

Played in 55 games, making 15 starts (14 in left field, one in right)...hit .216 with 10 runs, two doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI...slugged .324 while drawing nine walks and posting a .337 on-base percentage...honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection...hit the game-winning walk-off single in the bottom of the 15th inning against Washington on March 16...followed that up with a 2-for-4 performance in game two of the doubleheader, hitting his first career home run in UCLA's 5-0 win...had a career day on April 27 at Washington State, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBI, including a two-run home run in the fifth inning...played in all 10 of UCLA's postseason games, scoring two runs in 12 at-bats while helping the Bruins to the NCAA Championship...made a terrific running catch in left field in UCLA's 2-1 victory over North Carolina State on June 18, preventing what would've been the tying and go ahead runs to score in the bottom of the eighth...went 1-for-1 with a run scored in UCLA's 8-0 win over Mississippi State in game two of the CWS Finals...entered the majority of games as a defensive replacement in the outfield and did not make an error all season, recording a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

2012 (summer)
Played for the Fontanetti A's of the Far West League, earning all-league honorable mention accolades.


High School
Two-year varsity baseball and football letterwinner at Palo Alto High School under head coaches Erick Raich and Earl Hansen, a senior, batted .312 with 20 RBI, 32 runs, 14 stolen bases and a .468 on-base percentage...earned first-team All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) acclaim as an outfielder...also helped lead Palo Alto to the CIF Central Coast Section Division I title in addition to the SCVAL championship...on the football field, completed 165 of 251 passes for 2,700 yards and 30 touchdowns...named the San Francisco Chronicle's Peninsula Player of the Year...also secured San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year acclaim and named the SCVAL Most Valuable Player...led Palo Alto to the CIF Division I State title and a perfect 10-0 SCVAL record...named first-team All-State at the quarterback position by after leading Palo Alto to a 14-0 overall record as a senior.

Full name: Christoph Biagio Bono...born October 6, 1992 in Palo Alto, Calif...Christoph is the older of Steve and Christina Bono's two children...has one younger sister, Sophia...father, Steve, played quarterback at UCLA from 1980-84 and baseball for the Bruins in 1982 (catcher) before enjoying a successful 15-year career in the NFL...both his parents attended UCLA...Economics major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 5 (12 times), last at Cal State Fullerton (4/8/14)
Runs - 2 (3 times), last at California (3/16/14)
Hits - 2 (18 times), last at Oregon State (5/9/14)
RBI - 3 (2 times), last vs. Cal State Northridge (2/18/14)
Doubles - 2 (3 times), last at Loyola Marymount (4/1/14)
Triples - 1 vs. Cal State Northridge (2/18/14)
Home Runs - 1 (2 times), last at Washington State (4/27/13)
Stolen Bases - 1 (7 times), last vs. Loyola Marymount (4/22/14)


2013 R-Fr. .216 55 15 74 10 16 2 0 2 10 24 .324 9 5 27 1 .337 1 2 2 4
2014 R-So. .228 56 56 206 19 47 11 1 0 21 60 .291 7 12 47 1 .289 3 9 5 9
TOTALS   .225 111 71 280 29 63 13 1 2 31 84 .300 16 17 74 2 .303 4 11 7 13
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