Focused Myeongji University records third win of the season against Kyungpook National University
Myongji University earned a 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-23) straight-sets victory over Gyeongsang National University in a qualifying match for the 2023 KUSF University Volleyball U-League at Myongji Gymnasium in Yongin.
From the start, Shin harassed Gyeongsangnam National University’s receivers with her serve. He created a scoring foothold with back-to-back points to go up 4-0, forcing Gyeongsangnam National University to call a quick timeout to stem the tide. However, they were unable to do so, and as Shin Sung-ho was served out, Gyeongsangnam National University scored their first point of the match.
Gyeongsangnam National University gradually regained its form, but it was difficult to close the gap. Gyeongsangnam National University seemed to pick up the momentum after the first block of the match, but unfortunately, they gave up another point with an error of their own, and the atmosphere on the court went cold.
Gyeongsang National University’s serve error allowed Myeongji University to take the first set 25-17.
The start of the second set was different. Gyeongsangnam National University scored back-to-back points to take a 2-0 lead. However, it didn’t last long. After Myeongji University tied the score at 4-4, Shin Sung-ho scored a block to make it 5-4. Once again, he got a block to make it 6-4.
A timeout gave Gyeongsangnam National University a breather and they managed to regain the lead at 8-7, but the balance was short-lived. 안전놀이터 Myeongji University took advantage of their height to score back-to-back points from 9-9 to 13-9, forcing their opponent to take a timeout.
The gap remained unchanged as Myeongjidae reached the 20th point, 20-13. Myeongji University took the second set 25-14.
The third set was tightly contested. The score remained unbalanced until the midway point, with the lead changing hands back and forth. Then, a Myeongji Temple attack error helped Gyeongsang National University take a two-point lead at 16-14.
In the 20th point, Myeongji University went up first, but Gyeongsang National University did not go down easily. They succeeded in balancing the score at 22-22, but their final concentration was lacking. They scored back-to-back points to reach match point and secure the shutout victory.