Reporter Han Nam-jik Lee Dae-ho = Women’s volleyball 2nd place Heungkuk Life Insurance decorated the start of the Lunar New Year holiday with a victory.
Heungkuk Life Insurance won a set score of 3-0 (25-23 26-24 25-19) in a visiting match against Korea Expressway Corporation in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at the Gimcheon Indoor Gymnasium in Gimcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 21st.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, who had two consecutive victories, pursued the league leader Hyundai E&C (20-3, 57 points) with 18 wins and 5 losses and 54 points.
On this day, Heungkuk Life Insurance collaborated with Yelena Mrazenovich (registered name Yelena), Kim Mi-yeon, and Kim Yeon-kyung in a triangle formation with 51 points.
Yelena showed an activity close to a triple crown with 19 points, 5 points from back attack, 2 points from serve, and 2 points from blocking.
Kim Mi-yeon soared with 17 points, including 2 sub points, with an attack success rate of 65.22%, and Kim Yeon-kyung also showed stable receiving and was responsible for 14 points.
Setter Lee Won-jeong, who was replaced in the third set, contributed to the victory by scoring 2 points for blocking and 1 point for serving in the ever-changing toss.
The 4th place road construction, which suffered two consecutive shutout losses by 0-3, failed to regain the 3rd place lost to GS Caltex (11-11, 33 points) the previous day with 32 points (11-11).
In the road construction, Catherine Bell (registered name Catbell) played an active role with 21 points, the most of both teams, but could not prevent the team from losing.
Park Jung-ah (13 points)’s record of 5,000 points (5,07 points), the 5th in the women’s division, also faded.
From the first set, Kim Mi-yeon showed unusual movements.
In a 19-19 tie, she managed to score two consecutive points with a timed attack and a serve ace.
In the 24-23 set point made by Kim Yeon-kyung’s time difference attack, Kim Da-sol’s toss was connected to a score to end the first set.
In the second set, Yelena’s ‘determination’ was outstanding.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, who was leading 24-21, allowed Catbell to score two consecutive points and then allowed a deuce due to Yelena’s offense.
Heungkuk Life Insurance setter Kim Da-sol raised the ball again to Yelena, who had made an attack right before the deuce, and this time scored with an accurate attack.
Soon after, Yelena blocked Catbell’s attack to take the second set.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, who had the chance to win, easily solved the game in the third set.
In 16-12, Yelena’s two consecutive offensive goals and Lee Won-jung’s two consecutive blocking goals ran to 20-12, virtually ending the game.
In the men’s match held at Uijeongbu Gymnasium, KB Insurance, led by Andres Villena, who returned from a thigh pain, defeated Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance with a set score of 3-1 (25-23 25-20 23-25 25-23).
6th place KB Insurance (21 points, 7 wins, 15 losses) escaped from 2 consecutive losses, and drove the lowest place Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (17 points, 5 wins, 18 losses) into a swamp with 4 consecutive losses.
The opponent record, which was 1 win and 2 losses, also became 2 wins and 2 losses.
Villena, who missed the match against OK Financial Group on the 17th due to thigh pain, achieved a triple crown (successful at least 3 each of blocking, serve, and back attacks) to shake off her disappointment.
Villena scored 38 points, the highest for both teams, with 5 blocking points, 3 sub-aces, and 18 back attacks. The 38 points is also Vijena’s most individual points this season (previous 33 points).
Viyena, who achieved the triple crown six times wearing a Korean Air uniform in the 2019-2020 season, set this record for the first time as a member of KB Insurance. It is the 7th personal career and the 17th triple crown for men this season.
Hwang Gyeong-min, a native wing striker of KB Insurance, also scored 15 points against his former team, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. 메이저사이트
Middle blocker Kim Hong-jeong intensively checked the opponent’s main gun, Ahmed Iqbairi (32 points), and scored 3 blocking points.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s rookie middle blocker Kim Jun-woo struggled hard, scoring 14 points (end point 12), the most in an individual game, but the team lost.