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Bonte earns third letter as member of Luther College Wrestling Team

DECORAH, IOWA – Garrett Bonte, a 2010 graduate of Glenwood City High School, earned his third letter award as a member of the Luther College wrestling team. Bonte was presented this award at the team’s award banquet held May 3.

During the 2013-14 season, the Norse finished their campaign with a dual meet record of 16-7 and placed third at the Central Regional.

Bonte, who missed the majority of the season due to an injury, posted a record of 12-5.  A 2013 national meet qualifier for the Norse, he completed his career with a record of 80-37 that included 30 falls.

Bonte is the son of Dan and Lana Bonte of Glenwood City, Wis.

Luther College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and is located in Decorah, Iowa. The Norse compete in 10 men’s and nine women’s intercollegiate sports.

As a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) since 1922, the men have won 159 conference championships. In 1982 the IIAC expanded its championship sponsorship to include women’s sports. During this time span, the women have won 67 team titles. Combined, Luther is the first school in the Iowa Conference to capture 226 league titles.

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