Oh Ji-young (35), a libero of Pepper Savings Bank, set a new record by successfully performing 53 digs (catch the ball by throwing her body) in the professional volleyball women’s match against IBK Industrial Bank on the 1st. 53 digs per game is the second-highest record in women’s volleyball history. The first place in history is 54 (Heungkuk Life Insurance Kim Hae-ran), which is a record from a full set game. Oh Ji-young tried 57 times in 4 sets and succeeded 53 times.
Despite Oh Ji-young’s fighting spirit, Pepper Savings Bank lost to IBK Industrial Bank with a set score of 1:3 (25-22 20-25 22-25 18-28). This season, he met IBK Industrial Bank 5 times and lost all of them. 6th place IBK Industrial Bank (31 points) added 3 points thanks to the performances of Pyo Seung-joo (20 points) and Kim Su-ji (16 points), closely chasing 5th place GS Caltex (33 points).
In the men’s division, Hyundai Capital defeated OK Financial Group with a set score of 3 to 1 (25-22 25-22 17-25 25-18). Heo Soo-bong (20 points), Oreoll (19 points), Choi Min-ho (11 points), and Jeon Kwang-in (10 points) played an active role evenly. OK Financial Group said Leo scored 26 points, the most for both teams, but the team’s attack success rate (47%), which was less than half, was a hindrance.
Hyundai Capital (49 points), currently in second place in the league, added 3 points with the victory that day, narrowing the gap with 1st place Korean Air (55 points) to 6 points. Hyundai Capital has played one more game, but considering that there are 11 games left until the end of the season, it is not impossible to catch up with the lead. On the other hand, 4th place OK Financial Group (37 points) could have exchanged rankings with 3rd place Woori Card (39 points), which was defeated the previous day, if it had beaten Hyundai Capital 3-0 or 3-1, but could not add points. 메이저놀이터