Off-Season Fitness Award Claimed by Vickerman

KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Americans’ Governor/General Manager Bob Tory announced today that 19-year-old forward Taylor Vickerman earned top marks for the team’s 2015 off-season fitness award. The award is bestowed upon the player or players that come into camp as the most overall fit player.

Vickerman completed his second season with the Americans in 2014-15, playing in 60 games and scoring six goals, seven assists and 37 penalty minutes. He earned the WHL’s Humanitarian of the Year award last season for his work with the Americans’ Faceoff Against Bullying program & other community involvement.

Fitness Testing Top-5 Players
1. Taylor Vickerman
2. Beau McCue
3. Brandon Carlo
4. Tyler Morrison
5. Braden Purtill

Off-Season Fitness Award Winners
2001- Ben Kilgour
2002- Joseph Vavra
2003- Richard Kelly
2004- Marcus Jonasen
2005- Logan Stephenson
2006- Joel Broda
2007- Chet Pickard
2008- Chet Pickard
2009- Johnny Lazo
2010- Adam Hughesman
2011- Adam Hughesman, Brendan Shinnimin, Mason Wilgosh
2012- Justin Hamonic
2013- Justin Hamonic
2014- Justin Hamonic
2015- Taylor Vickerman

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