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).
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.
Played for the Fontanetti A's of the Far West League, earning all-league honorable mention accolades.
Two-year varsity baseball and football letterwinner at Palo Alto High School under head coaches Erick Raich and Earl Hansen, respectively...as 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 MaxPreps.com 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.
At-bats - 5 (2 times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/30/13)
Runs - 2 at Washington State (4/27/13)
Hits - 2 (3 times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/30/13)
RBI - 3 at Washington State (4/27/13)
Doubles - 1 (2 times), last vs. Minnesota (2/17/13)
Home Runs - 1 (2 times), last at Washington State (4/27/13)
Stolen Bases - 1 (2 times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/30/13)
CHRISTOPH BONO'S CAREER STATISTICS