On December 31, the last day of last year, Korea Expressway Corporation, which suffered a blow to Pepper Savings Bank, which had lost 17 consecutive losses, won two consecutive victories in the new year, taking a step forward in the fierce battle for third place in the women’s division.
Korea Expressway Corporation won KGC Ginseng Corporation with a set score of 3-1 (30-28 26-24 20-25 28-26) in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s home game held at Gimcheon Gymnasium in Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 6th.
Catbell, who returned to the V-League after 10 months as a substitute foreign player, contributed to the team’s victory by scoring 20 points despite poor physical condition.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which accumulated 29 points with 10 wins (9 losses), widened the gap with 4th place GS Caltex (26 points, 8 wins, 11 losses) and raised hopes for ‘Spring Volleyball’.
Another 3rd place competitor, 5th place KGC Ginseng Corporation (25 points, 8 wins, 11 losses) failed to add points.
KGC Ginseng Corporation lost all four matches against Korea Expressway Corporation this season. From the second round of last season, the chain of 8 consecutive losses continued.
On this day, Korea Expressway Corporation’s new foreign player Catbell played a return match in the V-League about 10 months after the GS Caltex match on March 21, 2022.
Catbell, who played for Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 2021-2022 season, wore a Korea Expressway Corporation uniform as a substitute for Katarina.
Catbell, who entered Korea on the 3rd, showed her physical limitations and recorded a low attack success rate of 25.00%.
However, in the 4th set 27-26, he contributed to the team’s victory by scoring 20 points, including a blocking goal that decided the game.
Both teams fought fiercely that day.
However, the joys and sorrows were mixed as the Korea Expressway Corporation won the first, second, and fourth sets where the deuce occurred.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which had been drawn 19-24 in the first set, took a breather with Moon Jeong-won’s quick open, and then blocked KGC Ginseng Corporation’s offensive with a tight defense and made a 24-24 deuce.
It was painful for KGC Ginseng Corporation that Jupo Elisabeth failed to score 1 point in numerous opportunities.
Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s open attack on 23-24 and led the first set to deuce. 메이저놀이터
Jeon Sae-yan succeeded in a quick open at 28-28, and also scored with a quick open in the 29-28 rally, completing a thrilling comeback.
In the second set, Korea Expressway Corporation made a deuce with Bae Yoo-na’s moving attack in 23-24.
On 24-24, Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s quick open, and Korea Expressway Corporation, which succeeded in reversing, won the second set with Moon Jeong-won’s serve ace.
KGC Ginseng Corporation took 3 sets with Elisabeth and middle blocker Jeong Ho-young at the fore.
However, they failed to gain points by giving away the 4th set in which a deuce match took place.
In the 4th set 23-24, another deuce match unfolded as Bae Yuna blocked Lee So-young’s quick open.
Korea Expressway Corporation made a game point with Jeon Sae-yan succeeding in an open attack on 26-26.
At 27-26, at the end of the rally, Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s back attack and ended the game.
On this day, several meaningful personal records came out at KGC Ginseng Corporation.
Han Song-i was the second player in the V-League Women’s Division to record 500 appearances, and Lee So-young was the ninth to exceed 3,000 attack points (3,02).
Jeong Ho-young scored 17 points (previous 15 points), the most in an individual game.
However, as the team lost, they all failed to smile.