Hyundai E&C defeated GS Caltex with a set score of 메이저놀이터 in the 5th round of the ‘Dodram 2022-23 V-League’ women’s division held at Suwon Gymnasium on the 2nd.
Hyundai E&C, which ended its second consecutive loss with the victory on this day and secured 60 points (21 wins, 4 losses) for the first time in the male and female divisions, widened the difference between second place Heungkuk Life Insurance (54 points) to 6 and firmly kept its leading position.
While foreign player Yasmin Bedardt (registered name Yasmin) was out of action due to a back injury, veteran Hwang Yeon-joo shined.
Hwang Yeon-joo led the team’s attack with 17 points and an attack success rate of 50%. Since Yasmin’s absence, he has been a fixer, scoring in double digits in 10 of 11 games played.
Hyundai E&C is concentrating its efforts on finding a replacement player as Yasmin’s return is delayed than expected. As early as next week, it is expected to announce the addition of new foreign players.
Coach Kang Seong-hyeong also confessed, “I can’t guarantee how long this stamina will last.”
Captain Hwang Min-gyeong smiled and said, “It would be nice if (foreign player) came soon, but because Yeon-ju is doing well…”
In response, Hwang Yeon-joo immediately said, “I want you to come quickly, quickly, quickly,” and said, “(Foreign player) is the one person I want to come quickly.”
Then she said, “I play after resting enough, so (stamina) is fine.”
A sweet victory tasted after a well-deserved rest. This atmosphere continued throughout the interview.
When Jeong Ji-yoon, who started and scored 12 points, said that he wanted to give himself 80 points, Hwang Yeon-joo joked, “It’s generous.”
Then, Jung Ji-yoon lowered the score to 65 and then adjusted it to 78 at the end of discussion with Hwang Yeon-joo and Hwang Min-kyung, making the interview room a sea of laughter.