Kari Liimo
Forward 33
Ht/Wt
6'
8"
|
210 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Helsinki, 
Roster Years
1965-1969


Personal

An international student from Finland ... tool and manufacturing engineer major.

Before BYU

Played with the Finnish Olympic team ... toured American courts and averaged 29 points a game against touring American AAU teams.

Stats

Year      GP     FG       %         FT        %       RBD.        TP       Avg.
Frosh     14     128      53        86        77      211         342      24.4
1966-67   24     117      52        93        80      175         327      13.6
1967-68   24     169      48        92        71      231         410      17.0
1968-69   28     164      47        91        65      248         419      15.0
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1965-1966

Held the freshman scoring record with 24.4 points per game.

Sophmore Year 1966-1967

A candidate for All-American honors ... Was first-team All-WAC ... ranked among the league's best in all departments ... was second in scoring and rebounding for BYU ... was 80% effective from free throw line.

Junior Year 1967-1968

Led '68 team in scoring with 17 points per game ... named second all-WAC ... highest scoring game was against Oklahoma City with 29 points.

Senior Year 1968-1969

Scored enough points to become the third highest scorer (behind Joe Nelson and Dick Nemelka) in BYU history ... his three-year total of 1,156 also produced the third best scoring average over a three-year span with 15.2 points per game.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year