Rossi Bruno
Rossi  Bruno

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brandon, Fla.

High School:
Brandon

Weight:
133


03/08/2016

Bruno Earns At-Large Selection to NCAA Championships

Bruno Earns At-Large Selection to NCAA Championships

10/15/2015

Bruno, Huntley Added to All-Star Classic Lineup

Wrestling's Bruno, Huntley Added to All-Star Classic Lineup

02/21/2015

Wolverines Dominate Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Wrestling Dominates Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

12/06/2014

Bruno, Pantaleo, Coon Advance to Semifinals at Cliff Keen Invite

Bruno, Pantaleo, Coon Advance to Semifinals at Cliff Keen Wrestling Invite

12/06/2014

Wolverines Place Four at Cliff Keen Invitational

Wrestling Places Four at Cliff Keen Invitational

Senior (2015-16)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 1-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 17-19)
• Went 2-3 at the Big Ten Championships (March 5-6); opened the tournament with a fall against Northwestern's Dom Malone (6:37)
• Knocked off Virginia Tech's Dennis Gustafson, 5-1, in the National Duals (Feb. 21)
• Secured a 4-2 tiebreak win against Rutgers' #17 Anthony Giraldo (Feb. 7)
• Used an overtime takedown to edge Central Michigan's Corey Keener, 4-2 (Jan. 22)
• Knocked off Ohio State's #8 Johnni DiJulius, 4-1, on a first period takedown and riding time (Jan. 9)
• Posted a 2-2 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6)
• Went 3-0 at the season-opening Northeast Duals (Nov. 15)
• Defeated Lehigh's #3 Mason Beckman, 4-1, in overtime at the NWCA All-Star Classic (Nov. 1)

Junior (2014-15)
• NCAA All-American
• Claimed eighth place at the NCAA Championships (March 19-21) with a 4-3 record
• Defeated Drexel's #11 Kevin Devoy, 7-5 SV, in the NCAA Round of 12; lso earned wins over Purdue's #17 Danny Sabatello (5-2), Rider's #19 Rob Deutsch (3-1 SV), and Northwestern's #20 Dom Malone (fall, 1:25) at NCAAs
• Claimed seventh place at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 3-2 record; pinned Nebraska's Eric Montoya at 2:44 in seventh-place match
• Missed much of the dual season with injury; earned back-to-back dual wins in return to the lineup, including a 10-2 major decision over Duke's Mitch Finesilver (Feb. 21)
• Took second place at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2) with a 4-1 mark; fell to Iowa State's #13 Earl Hall, 5-2, in the championship match after defeating Lehigh's #6 Mason Beckman, 7-5 TB, in the semifinals
• Claimed runner-up honors at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6) with a 4-1 record; fell to Minnesota's #2 Chris Dardanes, 8-3, in championship match
• Earned a 10-3 decision against Central Michigan's Tyler Keselring (Nov. 25)
• Posted a 1-1 mark at the EMU Duals (Nov. 15)
• Claimed runner-up honors at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) with a 3-1 record

Sophomore (2013-14)
• NCAA Qualifier; reached the Round of 12 at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22), finishing a match shy of All-America honors with a 3-2 record
• Posted a 1-2 record at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9); rebounded with two wins to place ninth
• Closed dual season with a 6-1 decision over Pitt's #20 Shelton Mack (Feb. 15)
• Edged Ohio State's #5 Johni DiJulius, 2-1, in second tiebreaker (Jan. 31)
• Sacrificed an early lead in close loss to Minnesota's #9 David Thorn (Jan. 19)
• Narrowly fell to Purdue's Cashe Quiroga, 6-5 TB (Jan. 10)
• Took eighth place at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) with a 3-3 record
• Claimed fifth place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 6-7) with a 5-2 record; posted three pins at the Las Vegas tournament -- the first of his career
• Cruised to an 8-3 decision over Oregon State's Drew Van Anrooy (Nov. 17)
• Posted a 2-0 record at the EMU Duals (Nov. 16)

Freshman (2012-13)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 2-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23)
• Registered a seventh-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (March 9-10)
• Avenged an earlier-season loss with two wins over Nebraska's Shawn Nagel, including a 5-2 decision in the seventh-place match to qualify for NCAAs
• Started all 17 dual meets at 133 pounds, posting a 7-10 record, including a 2-6 Big Ten dual mark
• Claimed Big Ten wins against Michigan State's Brandon Fifield (11-1, Feb. 10) and Indiana's Alonzo Shepherd (7-2, Feb. 1)
• Posted a 2-2 record at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)
• Swept two matches at U-M's tri-meet (Dec. 8), including a 9-2 decision against Eastern Michigan's Vincent Pizzuto
• Went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1)
• Posted a 3-1 decision against Oregon State's Drew Van Anrooy (Nov. 16)
• Dropped back-to-back narrow losses to Central Michigan's #2 Scotti Sentes (8-6, Nov. 6) and Pittsburgh's #7 Shelton Mack (8-6 SV, Nov. 11)
• Earned an 11-2 major decision against Olivet's Kam Olsen in collegiate debut (Nov. 1)

Prep
• Graduated from Brandon High School (2012)
• Named the 2012 Southeast region recipient of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award
• 2012 USA Dream Team Classic selection
• Five-time Florida state champion, winning 103 pounds (2008), 119 (2009, '10), 126 (2012) and 130 (2011) -- first ever five-time state champion in Florida history
• Posted a 289-3 prep record, including undefeated seasons as a eighth grader (43-0), sophomore (61-0) and senior (61-0)
• Two-time Junior National Greco-Roman champion (2010, '11)
• Four-time Fargo All-American
• Ranked the No. 13 overall recruit by InterMat and No. 3-ranked 126-pound wrestler

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in biopsychology, cognition, and neuroscience
• Born on October 31, 1992
• Son of Ross and Debby Bruno; father wrestled at Marquette University
• Has a brother, Frankie

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2012-13 16-18 7-10 9-8 0 0 3 7th dnp
2013-14 22-16 8-7 14-9 5 1 1 dnp dnp
2014-15 23-11 5-3 18-8 2 1 4 7th 8th
2015-16 15-13 10-6 5<7td> 1 2 4 dnp dnp
Totals 76-58 30-26 46-32 8 4 12


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