On Bonanotte: Joined the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2016 ... Competes in the sprints and middle distance events, and will work to make progress during the coming year.
2018 Indoor: Competed in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and registered a time of 1:58.31 to finish 14th in the preliminary heats ... Earlier in the season tallied a personal best time of 1:56.20 in the 800 meters while finishing 11th in the event at the Penn 8-Team Select meet ... Also recorded times of 1:56.24 at the Villanova Invitational and 2:01.46 at the FastTrack National Invite ... Began the season by running the 1000 meters in 2:36.69 at the Nittany Lion Challenge.
2017 Cross Country: Ran in the season-opening Main Line Invitational and recorded a time of 23:32.7 over four miles.
2017 Outdoor: Competed as an unattached runner at both the Haverford Invitational and the Sam Howell Invitational ... Posted times of 2:00.31 in the 800 meters at the Haverford meet and 4:26.40 in the invitational section of the 1500 meters at the Sam Howell meet.
2017 Indoor: Competed as an unattached runner in the 800 meters at the Villanova Invitational, where he recorded a time of 2:01.75.
St. Viator High School: Earned four varsity letters each in cross country and outdoor track & field ... Competed for a team which won conference titles in cross country his freshman and sophomore seasons ... Three-time all-conference performer in cross country, and was also an all-conference honoree in outdoor track & field as a junior and a senior ... Earned all-region honors in cross country as a junior and competed at the cross country state meet as both a junior and a senior ... Ran in the outdoor state meet as a sophomore (4x400 meter relay), junior (4x400 and 4x800 relays) and senior (800 meters and 4x400 relay) ... His team won a conference title in the 4x400 meter relay his junior year and the was the outdoor conference champion in the 400 meters as a senior ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically his junior and senior years and was inducted into the Italian National Honor Society.
Personal: Born 11/28/97 in Barrington, Ill. ... Older of two children of Gino and Judy Bonanotte ... Has a younger sister, Abbey (15) ... Chose to attend Villanova for its academic reputation, the size of the school and for the success of the track & field and cross country programs ... Electrical Engineering major.
PERSONAL BESTS (TRACK)
200 Meters 27.15 High School 800 Meters 1:56.20 2018 Penn 8-Team Select
1000 Meters 2:36.69 2018 Nittany Lion Challenge 1500 Meters 4:26.40 2017 Sam Howell Invitational
PERSONAL BESTS (CROSS COUNTRY)
4 Miles 23:32.7 2017 Main Line Invitational