Randy R. Wells D.D.S.
Sport(s): Baseball, Basketball (Men's), Football
Randy Wells, a Martinsville, Ind., native, was a three-sport athlete when DePauw still competed in the Indiana Collegiate Conference against larger schools. He earned three varsity letters in football, four in baseball and two in basketball, which he claimed was his favorite sport. Wells was football co-captain, winner of the Monon Bell Award, and second team all-ICC his senior year. He also was named to the second team Churchmen’s All-American team in 1976 and 1977. In baseball he was captain his junior and senior years, and in 1977 led the team in batting with a .375 average, and earned first-team all-ICC and second-team all-district honors. On the basketball court he was named most competitive player in 1976 and 1977, and led the ICC in assists and steals his senior year. He was voted most competitive player his junior and senior years and was an honorable mention Academic All-American selection. Along the way Wells was named his fraternity’s national Athlete of the Year in 1976, was president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and was DePauw’s nominee for the ICC Tony Hinkle Award as top student-athlete. Upon graduation with a degree in pre-dentistry, he was selected to Gold Key and received the F. C. Tucker Award as outstanding senior athlete. He received his D.D.S. degree with honors from Indiana University in 1981. Wells returned to Martinsville and has been in private dental practice ever since. He is a lifelong member of Liberty Christian Church, a local FCA sponsor, and member of the Martinsville School Board and the Martinsville High School 12th Man Club. He is married to the former Sarah Jane Kile ’78, and they have three children who all enjoy athletics.