Hall of Fame: Herbert Upton (1992)

Herbert Upton
Herbert Upton

Herbert Upton

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Years Played: 1944, 1945, 1947

Herbert Upton is from Ann Arbor, Michigan and played hockey at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1941-1943.  He played both right wing and defense at the University of Michigan for three seasons under Coaches Lowrey and Heyliger.  His most memorable experiences at Michigan were beating the University of Minnesota twice in the 1946-1947 season, Michigan’s archrival at the time.  He scored the tying goal as a freshman against the Detroit Vickers Club.

Herbert Upton graduated from the School of Business Administration.  After graduation, he played recreational hockey in Ann Arbor for several years and coached little league hockey.  Over the years, he donated printing services from programs and tickets for Dekers’ activities.  He also printed the Dekers newsletter for a number of years.  The Dekers and the Michigan hockey program are most grateful for his generosity for his continued support of these programs over the years.


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