14 - Karim York
Karim York
Height: 6-8
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Del Valle High School
Position: Forward

2011-2012
Redshirting this season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 graduate of Del Valle High School in Austin, Texas … played football, baseball and basketball … coached by Brad Alexander and Marvin Hall … as a junior won district championship by going 28-6, 12-0 in league, making it to the third round of the Texas 4A playoffs and was named first team all-district … won most improved player … averaged 13.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg … member of AAU team ATX Farley and made NBA Red Division Finals of the Duncanville Great American Shootout … as a sophomore won district championship … went to second round of Texas 4A playoffs … named second team all-district.

PERSONAL
Parents are Karim York Sr., a surgical technician and Jedidah York, a respiratory therapist … younger brother Mek-hi York is 11 years old … related to Stanford basketball player Jeremy Green and Houstan Texans defensive back Torri Williams … member of Flag Boy Crew, part of DVHS cheerleading … enjoys music, sneakers, hanging out with friends, comedy, video games and basketball ... studying in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Coach Keating on Karim
"Karim gives us size and length on the perimeter and provides us with versatility as well. He can shoot with range and knows how to score and at 6-8 will be able to play multiple spots. He also brings us our first lefty to the family. He, like his classmates, comes in with an understanding that they will be counted on to help raise the level of our play while performing at the best level possible off the floor."

Why Karim Chose Santa Clara
"I chose Santa Clara because of the opportunities available here. I was impressed by everything.  I want to have the opportunity to become a great basketball player, student and person."