Reporter Kim Kyung-yoon = Professional volleyball women’s Hyundai E&C overcame the bad news of Yang Hyo-jin’s breakaway and achieved a new record for the most consecutive wins after the opening.
Hyundai E&C defeated GS Caltex with a set score of 3-1 (20-25 28-26 25-19 29-27) in the home game of the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at Suwon Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 15th and won 13 consecutive wins after the opening. stepped on the high ground
Hyundai E&C broke the record for the most consecutive wins (12 consecutive wins) after the opening they set last season, and also increased the record for the most consecutive wins at home in the V-League, which has been since October 17, 2021, to 22 consecutive wins.
Now, Hyundai E&C is challenging the record for the most consecutive wins in the women’s division (15 consecutive wins). If Hyundai E&C adds two wins, it will tie the record they set last season.
In addition, 1st place Hyundai E&C widened the gap with 2nd place Heungkuk Life Insurance to 3 points. 5th place GS Caltex fell into a three-game losing streak.
It was a tough victory. Prior to the game, Hyundai E&C was out of power as its main middle blocker, Yang Hyo-jin, was diagnosed with a novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19).
When Yang Hyo-jin, the core of central air defense, left, Hyundai E&C was unable to perform as well as before.
In the first set, he was dragged out showing his inferiority in height. In 19-21, the opposing team’s middle blocker Han Su-ji gave a quick attack, followed by an attack by foreign player Yasmin Bedart (registered name Yas-min) in the hands of Han Su-ji, and the point was stolen again.
Hyundai E&C, which gave the first set 20-25, showed a similar trend in the second set. Hyundai E&C, which was leading 10-5, gave up the reverse as it was unable to stop foreign player MoMA Basoko Leticia (registered name MoMA) of the opposing team.
Hyundai E&C did not collapse as it was. Hyundai E&C shook the opponent’s defensive line with Na Hyun-soo’s fast attack in the center, and Yasmin turned the game around with a strong hit.
Hyundai Engineering & Construction, which succeeded in the chase, led the second set to a deuce match.
In the thin ice game, Yasmin’s performance stood out. He threw himself at 25-25 to catch MoMA’s back attack, and Hwang Min-kyung scored a goal to liven up the atmosphere.
Hyundai E&C, which raised its momentum, brought the second set after a close battle. In 26-26, Yoo Seo-yeon’s open attack and in 27-26, Yasmin’s side attack all hit the opponent’s court, making the set score 1-1.
Hyundai E&C did not miss the trend once caught. In the third set, the score gap widened from the beginning, and the game was relaxed. 스포츠토토
The match ended in 4 sets. Hyundai E&C tied the score 15-18 with Lee Da-hyun scoring 3 consecutive goals with blocking and fast break.
Hyundai E&C, who had a close match afterwards, won 3 points after playing a deuce game again.
Hwang Min-kyung ran to the end and saved the ball that went out of the court at 28-27, and Lee Da-hyun scored to end the game.
Hyundai E&C’s main gun, Yasmin, played an active part with 31 points, including 4 sub-aces.
Na Hyun-soo, who started in place of Yang Hyo-jin, also played her part with 10 points, including 4 blocks.
In GS Caltex, MoMA scored a whopping 41 points, but bowed its head because it could not overcome the hurdle in each match.
In the men’s match held at Incheon Gyeyang Gymnasium, first place Korean Air defeated KEPCO with a set score of 3-2 (24-26 25-17 25-23 19-25 15-11) after a full set match.
Korean Air maintained its No. 1 position by winning 5 consecutive victories, while KEPCO lost 4 in a row.
In the 5th set, 11-10, Korean Air widened the score gap with Jung Ji-seok’s back attack, and foreign player Lincoln Williams (registered name Lincoln) blocked the attack of Thais less host (registered name Thais) and scored a decisive point.
In 13-11, Tais’ serve was caught in the net and the atmosphere rapidly turned to Korean Air.
Lincoln led the victory by scoring 21 points with a high attack success rate of 62.96%.