- Austin Vickers at a glance
Family: Larry and Jessie Vickers, parents; older brother Mason, younger brother Logan and younger sister Lauren.
Favorite pitcher: Johan Santana of the New York Mets.
"His fluid motion, everything looks so clean," Vickers said. "He can keep people off-balance."
Most memorable game played in: In the 2011 playoffs, Vickers played catcher when Kona Olson threw a one-hitter.
"I barely had to move my glove," he said. "It's the best game I've been a part of, in terms of the team coming together."
Least memorable sports moment: Last year, Vickers hit a ball to deep right center but tripped as he was rounding second base. He ended up getting tagged out on his way to third.
Sport you'd like to try: Boxing.
Must-see TV: Walking Dead, White Collar.
Favorite movie: Act of Valor.
Favorite band: Five Finger Death Punch.
Plans: Vickers will be attending the Naval Academy, where he plans on trying out for the baseball team. After graduating, he hopes to become a Navy Seal.
Funniest teammate: Connor Landon.
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:00 am
Elliot Eagles ace Austin Vickers entered 2013 with a lofty goal: Dealing three no-hitters.
"We're getting there," he laughed.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:00 am.