KB Insurance announced a set score of 3-2 (23-25, 25-20, 23-25, 25-23, 15-11) in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Men’s Round 5 KEPCO match held at Uijeongbu Indoor Gymnasium on the 9th. ) won.
The most welcome news was delivered to KB Insurance, whose hopes for spring volleyball were not extinguished. It was to win against KEPCO, which was in a higher position than KB Insurance. With this win, hopes for spring volleyball are gradually coming true.
KB Insurance is on a three-game winning streak by winning the match. The performance is so good that the ranking of 6th place is colorless.
Andres Vijena (registered name Vijena), the main player in the victory, achieved the Triple Crown with 4 blocks, 3 serves, and 19 points in the back attack, while also scoring 49 points, his highest score in a single game. It was downright fierce.
Hwang Taek-eui also overpowered the opponent with a strong serve. The 3 serves recorded in the 2nd set made 200 successful serves with the 19th in history.
They were surprisingly unassuming. Hwang Taek-eui said, “I think it was lacking except for Biyena when I looked at it as a whole. Still, he thinks he was able to win because there were players who kept their spirits up after each set. He said, “I think that the part we did together in a difficult situation led to victory.”
Viyena also said, “It’s nice to be able to win. I feel that the team members are going with one goal. I want to go to spring volleyball by winning many games in the future. On this day, I felt that the energy of the players on the court was different from before. Everyone is working hard and showing their best image, so I feel good. It was an important match for the spring volleyball advance in the future, and it is good to win,” she said.
Looking at KB Insurance’s recent games, there were several close matches in the 5th set. The match against KEPCO in the 4th round on January 27th and the Woori Card battle on January 31st all led to a full set.
Even so, it is Viyena who does not get tired. “I feel like I am getting better each week,” he said. He tries to focus on the part of managing himself. Make sure you are in good shape to play. On days when he is in good shape, he asks Hwang Taek-ui to give him a lot of credit. He showed a strong appearance, saying, “He doesn’t have a lot of stamina.
Among Villena’s big successes, if I had to point out a disappointing part, it was the sluggishness of the outside heater. On this day, Hwang Kyung-min scored 15 points, including 2 blocking points and 1 serving point, but was unable to score in the early stages 먹튀검증of the game. Han Seong-jeong also scored 6 points, including 1 block. The attack success rate was also low at 35.71%.
Regarding this, Hwang Taek-eui said, “Before the game started, I thought it would be nice if the outside heater would pierce the opponent’s Thais because it could be more difficult than other blocking. But it didn’t work out in the beginning,” he expressed regret.
He continued, “I don’t think the outside hitters couldn’t hit the ball. I also have my toss problem. The next match should come out well. I believe he will do well,” he said, showing his faith in his colleagues.
In addition, Hwang Taek-eui, who achieved 200 successful serves, said, “When I’m not feeling well, I fall faster than the ball, so I can’t catch an RBI, and the rhythm doesn’t match. On this day, when I threw the ball, I felt like I was following along. So it seems to have gone well,” he said, revealing the secret of the serve.
Not only Hwang Taek-eui, but Viyena also achieved the triple crown and wore the crown. When asked about his feelings, he said, “If I hadn’t won, I wouldn’t have enjoyed it. The Triple Crown is meaningful because the team is able to bring victory,” he said briefly.
Both players took prize money. However, they did not disclose where the prize money will be used. Viyena made everyone laugh, saying, “I said it for nothing the other day, but I bought coffee, so I’ll save it.” Then Hwang Taek-ui also said, “I will cherish it too,” making the interview room a sea of laughter.
Coach Hu In-jeong praised Villena’s performance that day, saying that it was so good that she couldn’t even think of Keita, who led the team to the championship match last season. Hwang Taek-ui was also asked about the difference between Keita and Viyena. After looking at Villena once, he laughed and said, “I like Villena.” He then pointed out the difference, saying, “Villena has a better volleyball sense, and Keita just feels natural.”
Lastly, KB Insurance asked about the secret to continuing the spring volleyball hope. Hwang Taek-eui said, “I have the strength to win even in a shaky game. I don’t think I’ll lose easily against any team. I have the strength to go up,” he said, and Vijena said, “The important thing now is to bring safety. If you reduce the number of serves and become stable in receiving, you can get closer to the playoffs faster. It’s still a low rank, but if we all work hard together and concentrate, we can go far enough.”