Chip Case 2022

Athlete, Lockport


  • Lockport Senior High School—1965
  • University Of Virginia—B.A. Religious Studies and English-1970

High School Athletic Accomplishments

  • All Niagara Frontier League 1964 & 1965 (multiple newspapers unanimous choice)
  • Lockport Varsity Co-MVP 1964 & 1965
  • Lockport Union Sun & Journal All Regional team –1965
  • Coach and Athlete Magazine All American Team-1965
  • Coach and Athlete Magazine Top 100 Players in America-1965
  • Named by multiple magazines and scouting services as one of top five Division 1 prospects in NYS
  • Named All-East by Scholastic Sports Illustrated Magazine-1965
  • Recipient of full scholarship offers form over 100 Division 1 colleges and universities
  • Lockport Sports Promotion Athlete of the Year-1965
  • Set single game scoring record on multiple occasions
  • Set single game rebounding record on multiple occasions
  • Set career scoring record
  • Set career rebounding record
  • Averaged over 20 points per game in both junior and senior years
  • Finished second in NFL scoring average in junior and senior years

College Athletic Accomplishments

  • Played basketball at University of Virginia from 1965-1970
  • Leading scorer on the Freshman team at 20 points per game in season 1965-1966 season
  • UCONN Holiday Festival All-Tournament—1966
  • Following an injury filled junior year, drafted by the Baltimore Bullets of the NBA, but returned to UVA
  • Big Five Holiday Festival MVP –1969
  • University of Virginia Basketball MVP—1969-1970 season
  • Virginia Sportswriters Association Major College Player of the Year -1969-1970 season
  • ACC All Tournament Team -1969-1970 season
  • Portsmouth Invitational All Tournament Team -1969-1970 season

Post-Collegiate Honors & Recognitions

  • Drafted in the third round by the Buffalo Braves in the NBA
  • Over 50 years of voluntary coaching throughout Western New York and beyond
  • 1983 Niagara Frontier League “Cornerstone Award” recipient