Hwang Yeon-joo, Yang Hyo-jin followed by 5,500 points… The 43-year-old veteran’s drama is not over yet
Jung Dae-young’s class is eternal.
Korea Expressway Corporation Jeong Dae-young is a veteran middle blocker who turned 43 this year in Korean age. Currently, Hyundai Capital’s Yeo Oh-hyun playing coach is the only player older than Jeong Dae-young in both men’s and women’s divisions.
Dae-Young Jeong is still showing off his dignity on the court despite his age. He appeared in 22 games until the Hyundai Engineering & Construction match held at home on the 24th and recorded 154 points, a 35.05% fast break success rate, and 0.739 blocks per set, showing the strength of a veteran.
The most notable part is, of course, blocking. Currently, he is hitting 0.739 per set, which is his best since his 0.762 in his inaugural season in 2005. Eighteen years after the first blocking queen of the V-League inaugural season, Hyo-jin Yang (Hyundai E&C) and Su-ji Han (GS Caltex) are competing fiercely for the position of block queen.
On the 24th, against Hyundai E&C, Korea Expressway Corporation suffered two consecutive shutout losses and the atmosphere was down. The ranking also went down from 3rd to 4th, and the atmosphere needed a reversal.
In this case, a veteran came forward and solved it. Jung Dae-young warmed up by scoring 2 points with an attack in the first set.
The highlight was the 2nd set. Chung Dae-young scored 7 points in the second set only. He didn’t just score on offense. He showed his presence in serving and blocking. 0-0 Yang Hyo-jin blocked Hwang Min-kyung’s attack at 7-6. In addition, in 11-9, I put a purpose hit serve against Hwang Min-kyung and Jung Ji-yoon, which led to a goal. The 7 points in the 2nd set were the most by both teams.
In the third set, 6-5, he scored 10 points by scoring a push. It is the first time that Jung Dae-young has scored double-digit points since the KGC Ginseng Corporation 10 points on the 6th.
Also, in the 4th set 7-5, he scored a sensible push to end a long rally. With this score, Jung Dae-young achieved 5,500 points, the third in the V-League. He also scored at 20-15 with a push and at 22-17 with a fast break. 메이저놀이터
Jeong Dae-young scored 13 points, including 2 blocking and 2 servings, laying the groundwork for the team’s victory. In addition to the record revealed in his record book, he added strength to the team with his devoted defense and fighting that did not spare his body.
Jeong Dae-young’s partner Bae Yu-na also showed strength in the center, catching 4 blocks in only 4 sets.
After the game, coach Kim Jong-min showed his belief that he could do better. Director Kim said, “I can do better. I will raise the physical part. I will focus on recovery,” he said.
Dae-Young Jeong said, “I have never scored more than 10 points this season. I thought I could do it in the next game, but it’s good to break the record,” he laughed.
Jung Dae-young’s class is still the same.