Reporter Park Dae-ro = Women’s professional volleyball Heungkuk Life Insurance foreign player Yelena Mrazenovich (26) is showing off her powerful firepower. Although the team is shaking after the manager’s hardship, Yelena played a big role in the 5th set against GS Caltex and became the main player in the victory.
Heungkuk Life Insurance won the match against GS Caltex in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 5th after a close match with a full set.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which was in a bad mood after coach Kwon Soon-chan was sacked, gave the 4th set to GS Caltex, and anxiety overtook the home audience. In the last 5 sets held like that, Yelena showed outstanding skills.
In the middle of the match, 6-6, Yelena received a toss from setter Dasol Kim and succeeded in attacking from behind to give her team the lead.
After that, Yelena’s rearguard bombardment began. Yelena landed 4 more rearguard attacks. Even in the final quick-open attack that confirmed victory, Yelena put a powerful spike into the GS Caltex court. 안전놀이터
Yelena was responsible for 9 out of 15 points in the 5th set, and 6 of them were from the back.
The formidable offensive power Yelena showed on this day was comparable to Yasmin of Hyundai E&C or Elisabeth of KGC Ginseng Corporation. In particular, it was comparable to Yasmin’s concentration in the 5th set, who led the undefeated march of Hyundai Engineering & Construction.
However, Yasmin, who is regarded as the best foreign striker in both offense and defense, is out of action due to a back injury. The absence is scheduled from the end of last year to the beginning of next month. It is unclear whether he will regain some of his former skills after the procedure.
While Yasmin recovers from injury, Yelena is likely to command the V-League.
A native of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yelena is showing off her advanced skills. Yelena played in the V-League as a member of Ginseng Corporation last season and ranked 5th in scoring (672 points), 5th in overall attack (39.44% success rate), and 4th in rear attack (42.31%).
Yelena, who moved to Heungkuk Life Insurance from a foreign player tryout this season, is currently recording improved records in all categories, including 3rd in scoring, 3rd in attack, 2nd in back attack, and 1st in quick open attack.
Attention is focusing on whether Yelena, who is showing off her outstanding offensive power in the match, will be able to lead the faltering Heungkuk Life Insurance to victory.