BIOGRAPHY
  Chris Chionuma
Chris Chionuma
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blue Springs, Mo.

High School:
Blue Springs

Weight:
184


04/02/2013

Cowboy Wrestling Season in Review

By Taylor Miller

03/23/2013

Dieringer, Caldwell and Gelogaev Finish Third

Chris Perry and Jordan Oliver compete for national titles tonight at 7 p.m.

03/23/2013

Perry, Oliver Crowned National Champs, Cowboys Finish Second

Oliver ends his career a two-time national champion.

03/22/2013

Cowboy Wrestling in Second, Five Advance to Semis

03/22/2013

Oliver, Perry Advance to NCAA Finals

Cowboys secure seven All-Americans.

03/22/2013

NCAA Wrestling Championships Session Three

March 22, 2013 Wells Fargo Arena

2011-12 (Redshirt Year): Redshirted his first year at OSU after transferring from NAIA Lindenwood ... Finished with a 11-0 in open tournaments ... Won the 165-pound brackets at the UCM Open, Fort Hayes State Open and UNK-Loper Open ... Recorded four falls, including one over No. 12 Dallas Bailey in the title bout of the UCM Open ... Added two major decision and one technical fall to total 7 bonus-point wins in his 11 bouts.

2010-11(At Lindenwood): Won the NAIA Championship at 174 pounds, defeating Glenn Rhees of Grand View 3-2 in the final round to cap his closest victory of the season ... Recorded a tech fall victory and two major decision victories to advance to the championship match ... Finished the season at 40-3, with 12 major decisions, eight pins and six tech falls ... Began the season at the Lindenwood Open by taking the 174-pound title behind five wins, which included four bonus point victories.

2009-10 (At Lindenwood): Named an NAIA All-American after placing second at the national championships ... Competed in nine open tournaments during the year, winning thee: Missouri FR/SO Open, Missouri Valley Open, and NAIA East Regional ... Posted a 33-7 overall record, including nine pins, five major decisions and five tech falls ... Placed second at the Eastern Michigan FR/SO Open and Wisconsin Open ... Notched a sixth-place finish at the Iowa State Open ... Went 6-0 in dual competition.

2008-09 (At Lindenwood): Earned NAIA All-America honors after finishing fifth at the national championships, helping Lindenwood earn the team national title ... Reached the national semifinals before falling by two points to teammate John Murray, but won the fifth-place match by a 13-3 major decision ... Went 3-0 at the NAIA National Duals, helping Lindenwood finish as the runner-up ... Compiled a 31-8 record during the year, including 10 wins by major decision, the most on the Lindenwood squad ... He also recorded eight wins by technical fall and four by pin ... He placed in every tournament during the year, including winning his weight bracket at the Wisconsin-Stevens Point Open ... Finished second in the Eastern Regionals and also finished second at the Missouri Valley Open, third at the Wisconsin and Missouri Opens, and sixth at the Lindenwood Open.

High School: State champion during his senior season ... placed third at state as a junior.

Personal: The son of Chuck and Betty Chionuma.

Chris Chionuma Capsule

Year Overall Dual vs. Ranked Fall MD TF Quick
2008-09 31-8 N/A N/A 4 10 8 N/A
2009-10 33-7 6-0 N/A 9 5 5 N/A
2010-11 40-3 N/A N/A 8 12 6 N/A
2011-12 Redshirted N/A
Career 104-18 N/A N/A 21 27 19 N/A
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