Carl Meditch
Graduation Year: 1959
Induction Year: 2009
Sport (s): Baseball, Men's Basketball

Carl Meditch graduated from DePauw in 1959 with a B.A. degree in physical education. After completing a graduate assistantship, he earned a master's in physical education from the State University of Iowa in 1961. He served as basketball and baseball coach at Arsenal Technical (Ind.) High School from 1961-70; joined Ball State University's faculty in 1970 as an assistant professor of physical education and assistant basketball coach; was named head basketball and cross country coach and assistant professor of physical education at Juniata College (Pa.) in 1974; and served as athletic director at Wawasee (Ind.) High School. Most recently, Meditch worked as a design consultant and design manager for modular/manufactured housing companies. He retired in 2004.

Meditch earned four varsity letters in baseball and three in basketball during his time at DePauw. As a baseball player, he was a yearly leader in both doubles (1957) and runs (1957). In addition to being named captain of the basketball team, he was leading scorer and named in the top five in conference free throw percentage (.795). In his senior year he was named most competitive athlete, and he received all-conference recognition for both sports.

Meditch and his wife, Kay, reside in Mansfield, Texas, and he is an avid golfer and active volunteer. He participates in Dallas-area golf tournaments with the Retired Men's Golf Association.