Women’s volleyball playoff 2nd round also won
Heungkuk Life Insurance and champ match face-to-face on the 29th Going
from Gimcheon to Incheon.
In the 16 professional volleyball women’s playoffs held since 2005 (2 out of 3 matches), all the winning teams in the first game advanced to the championship match. This record has now been stretched to 17 of 17.
Korea Expressway Corporation, 3rd in 메이저사이트the regular league, set score 3-0 (25-23 25-22 25-17) against Hyundai E&C, 2nd in the league, in the second game of the 2022-2023 season V-League Postseason home playoff (Gimcheon Gymnasium) held on the 25th ) was completed.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which had previously won a set score 3-1 (25-18 23-25 25-15 25-17) in the first game of the playoffs held on the 23rd, won the second game and took the top spot in the regular league without having to play the third game Heungkuk He advanced to the championship match against Life (3 out of 5 matches).
On this day, Korea Expressway Corporation attacked without missing any gaps in Hyundai E&C. Hyundai E&C put veteran Hwang Yeon-joo (37) in place of Ivone Montaño (28, Colombia, registered name Montaño), a foreign player with a bad ankle condition, and Go Ye-rim (29), who is suffering from a knee injury, could not play. It wasn’t the best power.
Korea Expressway Corporation never gave up a lead in the first set, but in the last minute tied the score 21-21 and sweated. Afterwards, the two teams exchanged points to make it 23-23. In a close match that could turn into a deuce, Korea Expressway Corporation’s ‘Clutch Park’ Park Jung-ah (30) scored with a successful par open attack, and Bae You-na (34) blocked Jung Ji-yoon (22) with a block, bringing the first set.
The counterattack of Hyundai E&C was also not easy. The Korea Expressway Corporation gave up 5 points in an instant after the 2nd set started, making an uneasy start. After that, the gap widened further, and at one time it was pushed to 7-14. However, the Korea Expressway Corporation pursued it. In 16-19, foreign player Catherine Bell (30, USA, registered name Catbell) scored two points in a row and Lee Da-hyun (22) committed a double contact crime and tied the score, and Catbell roared with three consecutive onslaughts in 19-19 . Park Jung-ah succeeded in a quick open attack with a 24-22 lead.
On this day, Park Jung-ah scored 21 points (attack success rate 44.19%), the most among both teams, including 2 blocking points. Catbell and Bae Yu-na scored 19 and 11 points, respectively, and veteran libero Lim Mim-ok (37) also contributed with high receiving efficiency (58.33%).
Setter Lee Yoon-jung (26) led the team to victory by correctly setting 42 out of 104 sets and skillfully distributing the ball to coordinate attacks.
For Hyundai E&C, Yang Hyo-jin (34, 16 points) and Jeong Ji-yoon (13 points) fought hard, but ended this season without being able to catch up.
Korea Expressway Corporation coach Kim Jong-min said, “I was able to achieve good results until the end because the players worked hard, trusted and followed me.” “I will give the players a day off tomorrow and prepare for two days to do well. I will do my best in the championship match (with Heungkuk Life Insurance),” he expressed his determination.
It is the first time in four years since the 2018-2019 season that Korea Expressway Corporation has advanced to the championship match. He was runner-up at the time. Korea Expressway Corporation will challenge the top of the postseason again five years after achieving the combined championship in the 2017-2018 season.
Korea Expressway Corporation will play the first leg of the championship match against Heungkuk Life Insurance at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon on the 29th.