Bill Paulsen earned six varsity letters in his two years as a Ram. A captain of varsity football, varsity basketball and varsity baseball, he was an exceptional all-around athlete during his time on the Hill. In his senior year, he led all three of his teams to a combined record of 30-2 that notably featured two perfect, undefeated seasons.
Paulsen was not to be underestimated on the basketball court. As a captain of the 1972-1973 team (13-2-0), he led the Rams to a dusting of foe New Hampton School, 112-58.
Paulsen was a true impact player in baseball, pitching countless no-hitters as he guided the Rams to back-to-back perfect seasons and Lakes Region Championships in 1972 and 1973. The team outscored its opponents 117 to 19 his senior season.
A talented wide receiver on the varsity football team, Paulsen also captained the Rams during an undefeated 6-0 season in 1972. Again, the Rams put up impressive points, outscoring their opponents 219-14. (Even more notable, those 14 points were scored by one team – the Plymouth State College squad.)
An exceptional all-around athlete during his on the Hill, Paulsen graduated in 1973 and went on to become a Division I football standout at Boston College until 1976. In Paulsen’s final season, he ranked second for the Eagles in receiving and yards per game.