Player Profile

Karina Keck

11

Hometown :Tulsa, OK
Year In School :Junior
Major :Public Health
  • 3Years On Team
  • Started Playing Adapted Athletics
  • BIO
  • Accomplishments in sport and/or school include:

    • Helped 2017-18 women’s team to a runners up finish at Nationals held in Marshall, Minn.
    • Averaged 1.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 2017-18.
    • Has represented the United States on the National Team in 2013.
    • Is originally from Lithuania, and was adopted as a child and came to the United States.
    • Lists her unique skills as being able to touch her nose with her tongue and being able to whistle like a bird.
    • Also enjoys playing sitting volleyball.
    • Started playing basketball at eight years old.
    • When she was younger, she played on two teams – the Tulsa Jammers and the Lady Mavericks in Texas.
    • At age 18, she was chosen to showcase 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball in the Parapan American Youth Games in Argentina in 2013. She won a gold medal for the United States in that competition.
    • Is a four-time U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American in for field events.
    • Won second place at the 2016 UCO Endeavor Games – a 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball competition.

    Fun Fact:

    • Would like to become a nurse practitioner.

Accomplishments in sport and/or school include:

  • Helped 2017-18 women’s team to a runners up finish at Nationals held in Marshall, Minn.
  • Averaged 1.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 2017-18.
  • Has represented the United States on the National Team in 2013.
  • Is originally from Lithuania, and was adopted as a child and came to the United States.
  • Lists her unique skills as being able to touch her nose with her tongue and being able to whistle like a bird.
  • Also enjoys playing sitting volleyball.
  • Started playing basketball at eight years old.
  • When she was younger, she played on two teams – the Tulsa Jammers and the Lady Mavericks in Texas.
  • At age 18, she was chosen to showcase 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball in the Parapan American Youth Games in Argentina in 2013. She won a gold medal for the United States in that competition.
  • Is a four-time U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American in for field events.
  • Won second place at the 2016 UCO Endeavor Games – a 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball competition.

Fun Fact:

  • Would like to become a nurse practitioner.