Mickey Carroll compiled a 56-1 record during the 1968-69 and 1969-70 seasons at Northern Arizona University. He won the 167-pound NAIA National Championship in 1969. In 1970, he placed third at the National Championships. He had a 25-0 record in 1968-69 and was 31-1 in 1969-70. He had 20 career pins. Carroll's 31 wins in 1969-70 rank him third in NAU history for a single season. His .982 career winning percentage is also a NAU record. During the 1968-69 season, he was named the most outstanding wrestler at the San Diego Navai Training Center Tournament which was considered at the time to be the West Coast Championships. The NTC was also the largest of its kind in the nation. Following his NAU days, he wrestled for five years for the New York Athletic club where he posted a 181-6 record. He was an alternate for the 1972 Olympic Games and was a member of the 1973 U.S. National Team that toured Europe.