Although she had suffered from the hardships of the head and enteritis until recently, the volleyball empress was not shaken.
Heungkuk Life Insurance had a match against GS Caltex in the 4th round of the Dodram 2022-23 V-League Women’s Division at Incheon Samsan World Gymnasium on the 5th.
Ahead of the game that day, bad news hit Heungkuk Life Insurance. Director Kwon Soon-chan and general manager Kim Yeo-il were both fired at the same time. It was shocking news for Heungkuk Life Insurance, which was running second in the league and fighting for the lead with Hyundai E&C.
So the fans prepared a clapper of rage before the game that day. On the back side, the phrases ‘Happy Volleyball’ and ‘Fans cheer and support the players’ are included.
Before the game, Lee Young-soo, acting manager of Heungkuk Life Insurance, said, “I am also looking forward to the professionalism of the players. i wish i could win I will continue my winning streak.”
In addition to the bad news of the leader’s departure before the game, there was another bad news. It was the departure of the main middle blocker Kim Na-hee. Due to the polyp removal surgery, it is difficult to compete for a while.
Another was the symptoms of enteritis of Kim Yeon-kyung, the volleyball empress. Kim Yeon-kyung could not train until the 3rd. Then she started training from the 4th. It is harsh even for a volleyball empress to expect a normal condition when the head coach leaves and her enteritis symptoms come without warning.
But the volleyball empress did her game with all her might. In order to repay the support of the home fans, he played even when it was difficult.
In the first set, the 3-point attack success rate was low at 25%. However, he did his part in defense. Efficiency exceeded 70%. 스포츠토토 I didn’t attack a lot in the 2nd set, but the attack success rate with 2 points was as high as 50%, and the receiving efficiency was 80%.
In the third set, she returned to the familiar Kim Yeon-kyung. In addition to scoring in the front line, he blocked the attack of GS Caltex ace MoMA Basoko Leticia (registered name MoMA) in 20-14. He roared and enjoyed the joy of blocking with the fans. He scored 6 points in 3 sets and had an attack success rate of 57%.
Even in the 4th set, Kim Yeon-kyung put pressure on GS Caltex with 2 blocks and 2 serves. The hustle play that blows her body was still the same, and she did her best to the end, comforting her teammates. Although it was somewhat pushed back, Kim Yeon-kyung’s fighting spirit stood out. Even at 17-22, in a situation where her form collapsed, she showed her tenacity to somehow increase the score.
Even in the 5th set she gave her best. In the end, the team laughed. MoMA’s onslaught continued, the crowd cheered on, and they continued to score consecutively to make it 6-6 to 11-6.
Eventually, with Yelena scoring, the game ended with a 3-2 (21-25, 25-19, 25-18, 21-25, 15-10) Heungkuk Life victory.
On this day, Kim Yeon-kyung showed strength with 22 points including 4 blocking and 2 servings, an attack success rate of 47.06%, and a receiving efficiency of 47.37%.
After the game, acting manager Lee Young-soo said, “I didn’t think about the physical part. I prepared well before that.”
After the game, Kim Yeon-kyung said, “I was encouraged because the fans cheered me on until late. I am always grateful.”