Dorn sees silver lining in injury preparing for fifth season with Illini

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Anna Dorn was the No. 6 ranked national recruit in the Class of 2010.

Anna Dorn was the No. 6 ranked national recruit in the Class of 2010.

It was a day after posting one of the most significant regular season victories in school history, a dominating straight sets win at No. 2 Texas, ending the Longhorns 25-match non-conference winning streak. With his club well on its way to defeating Florida A&M, Illinois head coach Kevin Hambly inserted highly-regarded freshman middle Anna Dorn into the line-up, hoping to get her feet wet at the collegiate level. Unfortunately in just her second appearance of the year, Dorn suffered an ACL tear in a play at the net and was lost for the season.
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Could 2014 be the year for Illini volleyball?

One year after sending a record seven teams to the NCAA Sweet 16, the Big Ten again finds itself with high expectations. Paced by top-ranked and defending national champion Penn State, the conference put six teams in the top 12 and seven in the top 16 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches poll. Not surprisingly, the expectations are high for at least half the teams in arguably the top volleyball conference in the land.
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