Kim (Berke) Straub comes to Nebraska bowling after an illustrious bowling career, both as an amateur and as a professional. As a Husker, she was a four-time academic and athletic All-American (1989-1992). Additionally, she was named the 1992 Collegiate Bowler of the Year. An eight-time champion with the Professional Women's Bowling Association, Kim retired from her athletic professional career and is now the office manager for Nebraska bowling
A native Nebraskan from Beatrice, Straub is a member of the Lincoln Bowling Hall of Fame, the Nebraska Bowling Hall of Fame, and is a ten-time Lincoln Bowling Association Player of the Year. The most decorated female bowler ever in the state of Nebraska, she graduated with distinction from Nebraska in 1992 with a degree in Business Administration. Kim and her husband, Bill, have one daughter, Meghan.