WVU Sports Hall of Fame
Jo Marie Cinco Bohn
Written by Bryan Messerly
Jo Marie (Cinco) Bohn was a standout in women’s tennis from 1988-92.
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A four-year letterwinner, Bohn’s career record of 214-73 (.746) is tops in school history, as is her singles record of 112-30 (.789).
Playing for coach Martha Thorn, Bohn is the only WVU player to finish her career with two 30-win seasons in singles, and she is the only player in school history to win over 60 matches in one season (1989-90, 66-19). Bohn is one of only two players to surpass 50 total wins in a season twice.
During her senior year, she finished with more than 40 total victories on the way to earning Atlantic 10 Senior of the Year honors. Bohn finished fifth in singles at the 1992 Atlantic 10 tournament, earning a spot on the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team. Bohn was the 1989 Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year and was the recipient of the 1991-92 women’s tennis outstanding athlete award.
The Mountaineers were 63-40 during her career.
A native of South Charleston, W.Va., Bohn graduated from WVU in 1993 with a degree in sport management. She has served as a tennis instructor in the Charleston area, where she resides with her husband, Pete, and two children, Jada and Xavier.