GVSU’s Ellie Droste obtaining comfort absent from residence

GVSU freshman Ellie Droste

GRAND RAPIDS— For the duration of the very first yr of school, young children all throughout the country are on the lookout to discover on their own and some feeling of consolation as they dwell on their individual for the 1st time. 

In 2020, freshman Ellie Droste was pressured to offer with the standard changeover from Pewamo-Westphalia High College to beginning at GVSU, but she experienced to navigate these waters in the midst of the COVID-19 disaster. On major of that, she acquired thrown into the starting off lineup on a top-25 Lakers women’s basketball roster because of to some contact tracing with the player she was established to backup. 

Any onlooker could notify it was a huge adjustment for her. In the first two games of the year, she totaled 63 minutes on the flooring and scored just 10 details. Droste explained that it took her a small bit of time to get accustomed to the pace and skill at the school level.