‘New record of 13 consecutive victories at the start of the V-League’ Hyundai E&C worked with solid defense

This season, there is no team to stop the strongest Hyundai Engineering & Construction. Based on solid defense, they surpassed their record (12 consecutive wins) last year and achieved 13 consecutive wins for the first time in the V-League.

Hyundai Engineering & Construction scored a set score of 3-1 (20-25, 28-26, 25-19, 29-27) in a home game against GS Caltex in the 3rd round of the 2022-2023 season V-League Women’s Division held at the Indoor Gymnasium in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do on the 15th. won with

Hwang Min-kyung, an outside hitter, filled the void of Yang Hyo-jin, who was absent after being diagnosed with Corona 19, with 18 points, including 4 blocking. Foreign player Yasmin Bedart led the attack by scoring 31 points, the most in the team.

As of the end of the second round, this year’s Hyundai E&C maintained similar grades to last season. It won 12 consecutive wins and rose to first place in the team rankings, and only the win points (35 points → 32 points last year), set win rate (45 → 3.27), and point win rate (1.21 → 1.19) fell slightly. The attack success rate dropped by 1.93% to 41.46%. In addition, the average serve per set dropped by 0.4 from 1.57 to 1.17, and the average set success per set also decreased by 0.1 to 13.85, showing a slight difference.

However, compared to last season, the performance in the defensive sector was outstanding. The receiving efficiency rose by 7.15% to 39.13%, and the average dig per set rose by 1.01 to 21.15, showing improvement. In addition, the average number of blocks per set increased by 0.17 to 2.55, and the number of errors was reduced by 7, achieving stable game operation.

The consistent strength of Hyundai E&C over two seasons is backed by the even performance of players by position. First, Yasmin, a foreign player who won MVP in the second round, scored 290 points as of the end of the second round, leading the division with a 45.93% attack success rate. Compared to last season, the score increased by 28 points and the attack success rate by 0.15%. Blocking and open attacks also increased by 13 and 16, respectively. On the contrary, the serve decreased by 5 and the back attack decreased by 8, but nevertheless, it ranked second in each category, showing its appearance as the main gun of the team.

Veteran middle blocker Yang Hyo-jin, who won the regular league MVP in the 21-22 season, is also doing well. Yang Hyo-jin recorded 185 points this season and an attack success rate of 49.17%, showing a slight decrease compared to last season when she scored 192 points and an attack success rate of 57.2%안전놀이터. However, it is still showing off its strength by ranking first in the category of fast attacks (44) and time delay attacks (12) and second in open attacks (92).

The performance of Kim Yeon-gyeon, the main player in charge of defense, stands out even more. Kim Yeon-gyeon is showing improved skills by recording 117 receives and 283 digs this season, up from 84 receives and 219 digs last season. Kim Yeon-gyeon’s performance has led to an increase in the team’s receiving efficiency and the average number of digs per set, and is currently ranked first in the dig and defense divisions in the player rankings by category.

In addition, setter Kim Da-in recorded 26 higher set successes than last season with 142 set successes and came in second place in the set category. All players in each position of Hyundai E&C are performing evenly.

Hyundai E&C took first place in the regular league in the 2021-2022 season and achieved the highest win rate ever in the league, 90.62%. In addition, they set a new record, including the most records of 12 consecutive wins after the opening, 15 consecutive wins during the season, 28 wins in a single season, and 82 points. The final game of the season is expected to see if Hyundai E&C, which has been on the rise this season, will be able to continue breaking new records beyond 13 consecutive wins after the opening, and furthermore, surpass the records of last season.