Player Profile: Gracie Vermeulen


Zoe Lipke , Sports Reporter

Name: Gracie Vermeulen

Grade: 9th

Sport: Freshman girls basketball

Fun facts: 

  • She is playing soccer for the high school this spring
  • She is the youngest of three siblings

What is your favorite part about basketball? 

“My favorite part about basketball is getting to play with my team, having a great coach who has taught me a lot, and having fun competing with my team on and off the court.”

Why did you decide to play basketball this year?

“I decided to play basketball this year because I loved playing during middle school and I wanted to continue playing it in high school. I also loved being part of the team.”

What is your favorite quote? 

“My favorite quote is: “my parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only ones that will support you if you score zero or you score forty.”-Kobe Bryant”

What are you most looking forward to for the remainder of high school?

“I am looking forward to all of the fun high school experiences like playing on different teams, going to all the sporting events, and the high school dances. Basically all the things you look forward to growing up.”

What is your pre-game routine?

“Before most games, I eat Panera, listen to pump-up music, and go through the game and how I want to play in my head.”