Paul Christian
Paul Christian
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School: Glenbard West
Major: Music (BMA)
Why I Chose DePauw: It allows me to balance academics, athletics, and music.

At DePauw:

2018-19:

  • Named NCAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for 9/10. Finished 11th out of 302 runners at Calvin Knight Invitational. Led Tigers with time of 25:41.4.
  • Ninth at Sodexo Grizzly Invitational with a time of 27:34.8
  • 13th at the Calvin Knight Invite with a time of 15:41.5 (8K; 9/8/18)
  • 4th at the John McNichols Invitational with a time of 26:46.0 (9/15/18)
  • Ran a 25:43.4 at the Louisville Classic (9/29/18)
  • 30th at the KollegeTown Pre-National Meet with a time of 25:47.4 (10/13/18)
  • 1st at the North Coast AC with a time of 25:32.3 (10/27/18)
  • 2nd at the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships with a time of 25:06.1 (11/10/18)
  • All-NCAC First Team

2017-18:

  • All-America after pacing DePauw with a 37th place finish at NCAA Championships (24:57.27)
  • Placed eighth at the Great Lakes Regional with a time of 25:40.5
  • All-NCAC First Team
  • Fifth at the NCAC Championships with a time of 25:00.8
  • Third at the Oberlin Inter-Regional with a time of 25:16.4
  • Ninth at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 25:30.76
  • Fourth at the Illinois Wesleyan Titan Opener (5k) with a time of 16:16.7
  • Tiger Pride Honor Roll (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)
  • NCAC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17:

  • 28th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (25:31.3)
  • All-NCAC First Team (4th, 25:43.1)
  • NCAC Runner of the Week (9/26/16)
  • 10th at Little State (27:25.15)
  • Second at Illinois Wesleyan Titan Opener (16:11.9)
  • Tiger Pride Honor Roll (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)

2015-16:

  • Letter winner
  • All-NCAC second team
  • Finished 171st of 278 at the NCAA DIII Men’s Cross Country Championships with a time of 25:54.20 (11/21/15)
  • Placed 13th in the Great Lakes Regional with a time of 25:43 (11/14/15)
  • Ran a 24:54 at Oberlin to be placed sixth on DePauw’s all-time top times list (10/17/15)
  • Finished first in the Illinois Wesleyan Titan Opener (9/1/15)
  • Tiger Pride Honor Roll (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

High School:

  • AP Scholar with Distinction (2014)
  • High Honor Roll (2011-2015)
  • Cross Country Team MVP (2013)
  • All-Conference (2013, 2014)
  • One senior course, five junior course and one sophomore course high school records
  • Conference 3200 meter champion as freshman

Personal:

  • Parents: Dean and Kathy '81