A three-sport athlete at DePauw, Paul Mitchell earned varsity
letters in soccer, tennis, and wrestling. The 1968-69 DePauw
Athlete of the Year, Mitchell was also the most valuable player of
the wrestling and tennis teams. He posted a 16-0-1 record for the
wrestling team and won the Indiana Collegiate Conference, Little
State and Great Lakes titles. He was in the singles lineup each of
his final three years. In that time the team posted a 32-9 mark,
while he finished with a 27-10 record in the singles and a 28-6
record in doubles. In his two ICC Tennis Championships he captured
the number one doubles title both times. He helped take the tennis
team to a 10-3 record as a junior and captured a singles
championship at the Great Lakes Colleges Association tournament.
During his sophomore year, Mitchell was part of DePauw's first
varsity soccer team.