Wesley Chapel, FL - The Tampa Bay Juniors Hockey Club is proud to announce that Premier Defenseman Ryan Vlaisavljevich has officially committed to play hockey at Milwaukee School of Engineering for the
2018-19 season. MSOE is located in Milwaukee, WI and plays in the NCHA.
Vlaisavljevich, a native of Woodbury, MN is in his second season with Tampa. As Captain in 2017-18 season he played in 44 games scoring 8 goals with 21 assist and a plus 23. Prior to coming back to Tampa this season Ryan played with the NCDC South Shore Kings. This season he has played in 24 games with 8 goals and 13 assist and a plus 22.
“Ryan really helped solidify our defense when he came back," said Head Coach Garrett Strot. "He is a tremendous leader both on and off the ice. He is committed to improving every day. I have no doubt he will be an impact player right away for MSOE.”
“Ryan is a multiple tool player," said MSOE Head Coach Mark Ostapina, "because of these skills MSOE expects Ryan to have an immediate impact at the NCAA level. Equally important is the fact that he is a high character person.”
“It's been an incredible experience." Said Ryan, "The sprint training and skill work the coaches implement has really helped me to improve my overall game as a defenseman. I can't thank the coaches enough for helping me to develop into the player I am today. I'll miss coming to the rink in Tampa but I look forward to my next four years at MSOE.”
TBJ wishes Ryan and his family the best of luck as Ryan continues his hockey career.
Ryan is the 3rd Tampa Premier player to commit for the 2018-19 season.