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Your 2000 National Champions

Back to Back National Champions...
The Nebraska Lady Huskers


Introducing your Lady Huskers...

Coach Bill Straub

Kari Schwager

A three-time Illinois All-State selection, Schwager will be a key element in the Husker lineup for the next four years. Personal: High game of 300 (2) ... High series of 810 ... major is computer science.

Amanda O'Hayre

O’Hayre finished last season ranked number five in the Husker lineup. The 1997-98 Colorado High School State Bowling Champion, O’Hayre will be a key element in the Husker lineup for the next three years. Personal: High game of 299 ... High series of 715 ... major is computer science ... 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Kim Claus

A 1998 All-America selection, Claus was a member of the IBC National Team in 1998. The 1998-99 season brought Claus a second national championship and continued personal success both in the lanes and the classroom. After three years as a Husker, Claus has won two national championships, All-America awards both athletically and academically and has maintained a grade-point average of 3.253 while pursuing a degree in veterinary sciences. During the 1997-98 season, Claus was looked upon as a team leader on a team beset with personnel loses through graduation. The consummate student-athlete, Claus was honored as a 1998 Academic All-America. As a freshman in 1996, Claus contributed to Nebraska’s national championship by posting the highest average on the team and garnering All-America honors. Already a stellar bowler, Claus came to Nebraska after a distinguished career at North Mesquite High School in Mesquite, Texas. In 1996, Claus graduated and was named the Alberta E. Crow Star winner, signifying the best youth bowler in the country. Personal: High game of 300 (twice) ... High series of 783 ... major is veterinary science ... 3.253 cumulative GPA.

Diandra Hyman

The 1999 U.S. Amateur Champion, a Team USA and All-America honorable-mention selection, Hyman should help keep Nebraska bowling successful for years to come. Hyman started bowling in organized tournaments at the age of 14, and has received numerous honors for her accomplishments in the lanes as well as in the classroom. As a freshman in 1998-99, Hyman was a full-time starter for the national-champion Huskers. However, her accomplishments did not stop with just the team title. Hyman also received All-America honors and finished second in the voting for the 1998-99 freshman of the year award. In addition to her already illustrious career at Nebraska, Hyman has also represented her country on the U.S. National team and has won medals during international competition in Cairo, Egypt and Abu Dahbi, Saudi Arabia. A graduate of Lake Central High School in Dyer, Ind., Hyman graduated in 1998 with numerous titles in junior bowling competition and was awarded the Alberta E. Crowe award recognizing Hyman as the number one high school player in the country. Personal: High game of 290 (three times) ... High series of 824 ... major is advertising ... 3.66 cumulative GPA (University of Nebraska Student-Athlete Advisory Board Member).

Jen Johnston (transferred)

Stacy Rogers

Rogers is one of only two seniors on the 1999-2000 Husker squad. A solid starter on last season’s National Championship team, Rogers was Nebraska’s Most Valuable Bowler at the National Intercollegiate Bowling Championships. A Team U.S.A. national finalist in 1995, Rogers bowled at the junior Pan American Games and won two bronze medals while representing her country. Personal: High game of 300 ... High series of 747 ... major is family sciences.

Christine Couvillon*

A three-time champion of the Southern Scratch Junior Bowler’s Association, Couvillon will be a mainstay in the Husker lineup for years to come. The consummate student-athlete, Couvillon finished last season ranked sixth on the Huskers in bowling average in addition to carrying a perfect 4.0 grade point average. While in high school, Couvillon was named a Louisiana Scholar of Distinction. Personal: High game of 279 ... High series of 774 ... major is broadcast journalism ... 4.0 cumulative GPA.

Coach Paul Klempa

* not pictured




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