Heungkuk Life Insurance finally confirmed 1st place in the professional volleyball V-League women’s regular league after 4 seasons.
Heungkuk Life Insurance won 3-0 (25-15 25-13 25-16) in the 35th round away game against IBK Industrial Bank of the Dodram 2022-23 season V-League Women’s Division held at Hwaseong General Gymnasium, Gyeonggi-do on the 15th and took the top spot in the regular league. did. Heungkuk Life Insurance took the first set 25-15 and the second set 25-13, ending the competition for first place in the regular league regardless of the results of their remaining one game and the two games of second place Hyundai E&C.
Heungkuk Life Insurance accumulated 25 wins and 9 losses and 76 points before the game that day, and was ahead of Hyundai Engineering & Construction (24 wins, 10 losses, 70 points) by 6 points, so it was able to confirm first place with 10,000 points added in the game that day. In the V-League, in the case of a 3-0 or 3-1 win, the winner gets 3 full points안전놀이터, but if a full set is won 3-2, the winner gets 2 points and the loser gets 1 point. are applying
Therefore, Heungkuk Life Insurance was able to escape from the pursuit of 2nd place Hyundai E&C by already adding 1 point after the 2nd set was finished, no matter how the remaining 3 sets ended on this day. Even if Hyundai E&C wins the remaining two games and gets 6 points, it will only have 76 points and cannot surpass Heungkuk Life Insurance. Heungkuk Life Insurance blew away even the initial expectation that it would cover the ‘end plate’ of the first place competition in the final match against Hyundai Engineering & Construction on the 19th.
It is the first time in four seasons since the 2018-19 season that Heungkuk Life Insurance took first place in the regular league. In the second year since the V-League was launched, Heungkuk Life Insurance, which won first place for the sixth time in its career, starting with the championship in the 2005-06 season, when the full-fledged season system began, went directly to the championship match while taking 100 million won in prize money for first place in the regular league. The first leg of the championship match of the best-of-five match will be held on the 29th at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon, the home court of Heungkuk Life Insurance.
The match was one-sided. Heungkuk Life Insurance gained momentum from the beginning of the first set. Heungkuk Life Insurance fell behind 1-2 in the beginning, but widened the gap to 7-2 with 6 consecutive goals, and then ran away with a large score difference with Kim Yeon-kyung and foreign player Yelena Mrazenovic (registered name Yelena) at the fore. The two combined for 15 of the 17 team points in the first set.
In the second set, Kim Yeon-kyung led the attack from the front and rear positions, and put up a high wall in the center to calm the opponent’s firepower. Heungkuk Life Insurance, who led by a large score throughout the second set, took it 25-13 and scored 1 victory point necessary to confirm first place in the regular league, and even harvested the third set to achieve a perfect victory. Kim Yeon-kyung made a splash with 23 points, including 4 blocks, the most of the two teams. The attack success rate was 52.78%.