GS Caltex ace Kang So-hui revealed the secret to Heungkuk Life Insurance’s strength.
GS Caltex won with a set score of 3-2 in an away game against Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 3rd round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 20th. As a result of this day, it escaped from 3 consecutive losses and erased the difference in points with IBK Industrial Bank in 4th place. Season 6 wins 9 losses (19 points) 5th place. Following the last two rounds, he overpowered Heungkuk Life Insurance again.
The protagonist of the victory was Kang So-hui, who returned from injury. He returned after 4 games after recovering from a shoulder injury and was responsible for 22 points (45.45% attack success rate), the second most on the team. In particular, he showed off his instinct as a solver by scoring 4 points, including 3 consecutive points in 5 sets, which is the winning point.
After the match, Kang So-hui said, “I fit in well from practice, and that part came out well in the game. (Ahn) Hejini was able to win because he centered himself and raised the ball well.”
How much has his shoulder recovered? Kang So-hui said, “I was unable to swing because I was in pain, but now I have almost no swings.” He was sorry that Moma was having a hard time, and he was also sorry for his teammates. As much as he couldn’t run, he will move more than others and work twice as hard.”
Behind his successful return from injury, there was encouragement from coach Sang-Hyun Cha and his teammates. Kang So-hui said, “The director waited for me without saying anything. So he wanted to get over it quickly. His teammates also said it was okay and encouraged him a lot. So he was able to return quickly.”
GS Caltex showed off its potential to overpower Heungkuk Life Insurance in the third round following the second round. The winning candidate Heungkuk Life Insurance’s 4 losses (12 wins) this season are 2 losses each from leaders Hyundai E&C and GS Caltex. 토토
Kang So-hui said, “It seems to meet Heungkuk Life Insurance when our performance improves. Luck or timing is good,” he said. “There are things that Samsan Gym is comfortable for. There are 1 or 2 uncomfortable gyms that interfere with concentration, but it feels similar to Jangchung here.”
When asked if he was intimidated by the cheers for Kim Yeon-kyung, he laughed, saying, “Inexperienced players are discouraged by the atmosphere, but I think it’s okay to be shameless, thinking that they’ve been cheering me on since I was young.”
Kang So-hui, who announced Ace’s return after recovering from her injury, said, “At the beginning of the season, Hye-jin had a hard time because of her injury, and I had a hard time too. It felt like the teamwork didn’t match,” he said. “Now it feels like the gears are fitting. I will try to go up further to advance to the remaining 3 rounds of the playoffs.”