Ferris State University
- Right Wing
- Elementary Education
Chupp is a two-time Ferris State University Dean’s Academic Award honoree in 2007-08 and 2008-09. In 2007, he was the first-ever Ferris State student-athlete to attend the NCAA National Student-Athlete Advisory Leadership Conference.
Chupp was team captain during the 2008-09 season and will hold that capacity during the 2009-10 campaign. He was also a team assistant captain during the 2007-08 season. Chupp was a finalist for the 2009 Bank of New York Mellon Hockey Humanitarian Award for the person recognized as hockey’s finest citizen. In addition, he was a nominee for the AHCA 2009 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award.
Chupp was the inaugural winner of the Ferris State men’s ice hockey team Community Service Award last season. He was a finalist for the 2009 National Student-Athlete Day Giant Steps Award in the category of Civic Leader. Chupp has also been a participant in the Christmas Make-A-Wish Adopt- A-Child program and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He is a Friends of Playscape volunteer and a Big Rapids Area Youth Hockey volunteer. Additionally, Chupp has read to kids at a local elementary school and volunteered his time at the CCHA’s “Have Fun, Play Hockey” clinic. In December 2008, Chupp served as a volunteer referee and promotion coordinator for the Brian Tomczyk Memorial Benefit Hockey Game.
Chupp compiled 12 points on seven goals and five assists in 33 games during the 2008-09 season. He posted two game-winning goals and had three multi-point game performances in the 2008-09 campaign. Additionally, he received the team’s Lloyd Earl Award as the squad’s top points earner (11 goals, 19 assists, 30 points) in the 2007-08 season. During the same season, Chupp received the squad’s Blue Line Competitive Award for being the team’s top competitor. As a sophomore he was named to the 2007-08 Hobey Baker Watch List. He was the 2006-07 Ferris State Rookie of the Year Award winner and led the freshmen in points that year with 23 points on eight goals and 15 assists in 37 games. In his career, Chupp has produced 65 career points on 26 goals with 39 assists. Also to his credit are six game-winning tallies and a plus-17 efficiency rating in 109 career appearances.