First-Team Academic All-Big 12, 2002 & 2003
Expected to return as KU's leading defensive force ... Will start at libero ... Is just 145 digs away from the 1,000-mark for her career.
2003: junior season
Proved herself as one of the best defensive players in the Big 12 ... Totaled an amazing 435 digs as Jayhawks' starting libero ... Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 for the second time ... Contributed 22 digs in win over No. 13 Minnesota ... Led KU with a match-high 23 digs on Sept. 6 against Dayton ... Posted a match-high 11 digs against Oral Roberts ... Notched a career-high 27 digs Sept. 13 against North Carolina ... Led KU defense with 11 digs against No. 10 Kansas State ... Notched a match-high 11 digs against UMKC ... Led KU with a match-high 17 digs Sept. 27 against Baylor ... Notched a match-high 21 digs against Missouri on Oct. 1 ... Recorded a match-high 18 digs against No. 7 Nebraska on Oct. 8 ... Led KU with 19 digs against No. 22 Texas A&M on Oct. 15 ... Posted 21 digs in KU's win over No. 25 Missouri on Nov. 5 ... Led the `Hawks with 14 digs in win over Texas on Nov. 8 ... Posted a match-high 17 digs in three games vs. Texas Tech on Nov. 29 ... Added 10 digs in three games against Long Beach State in the NCAA First Round and 17 in the Second Round against No. 4 Pepperdine.
2002: sophomore season
Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Was the team's starting libero in every match ... Had nine matches with at least 10 digs, including in four of the last five matches of the season ... Averaged 2.10 digs per game ... Led KU in digs in three matches ... Was fourth on the team in digs (204) ... Recorded 28 assists.
2001: freshman season
Played in all but one of KU's matches as a true freshman, making 24 starts ... Had eight matches with 10 or more digs ... Served up three aces against Providence (Aug. 31) and Colorado (Nov. 24) ... Recorded a career-high 16 digs against Baylor (Oct. 28) ... Finished fourth on the team in assists (18), digs (216) and service aces (24) ... Collected kills against North Carolina (Oct. 12) and Middle Tennessee State (Aug. 31).
A 2001 graduate of Wellsville High School ... Class valedictorian ... Led the Eagles with 347 kills and 330 digs as a senior ... Was named to the Kansas 3A All-State squad four consecutive seasons including a first-team selection as a senior ... A four-time selection on the All-Frontier League squad ... Is Wellsville High's all-time career leader in kills (1,362) and digs (1,291) ... Led the Eagles to a school-record 37 victories as a senior ... Was coached in volleyball by John Dowling ... Is the school's record-holder with a .420 batting average in softball.
Born April 14, 1983 ... Parents are Jim and Dixie Dorsey ... Is a journalism major ... Has two brothers, Brent and Bryan, who were both All-America basketball performers at nearby Baker University.