Even when Kim Mi-yeon came in as a substitute, she performed her role perfectly.
Heungkuk Life Insurance Kim Mi-yeon was put in as a substitute in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League 3rd round Pepper Savings Bank match held at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon on the 10th and won 3-1 (25-14, 19-25, 25-23, 25-13) contributed to the victory.
On this day, coach Kwon Soon-chan sent Kim Da-eun along with Kim Yeon-kyung as outside heater selections. However, when Da-Eun Kim was sluggish in receiving and attacking, Mi-Yeon Kim was put in as a replacement from the middle of the second set.
When Kim Mi-yeon came in, Heungkuk Life quickly regained stability. Kim Mi-yeon endured Pepper Savings Bank’s sharp serve and recorded a high receiving efficiency of 66.6% in the second set. On this day, Kim Mi-yeon succeeded in all but two of her 21 receives.
Kim Mi-yeon also showed her presence in the serve. On this day, Kim Mi-yeon’s first serve came at the end of the third set. It was a moment when scoring was needed more than ever. In the 3rd set, 23-23, when Pepper Savings Bank’s momentum was frighteningly good, the libero Kim Hae-bin used a serve that fell in front and led to a goal. Heungkuk Life Insurance, who reached the set point with Kim Mi-yeon’s serve score, was eventually able to bring a fierce third set.
Kim Mi-yeon’s good sense of serve continued in the 4th set. When it was his turn to serve at 1-0, he showed a sharp serve and played a big role in scoring 4 consecutive points including 2 serves. 안전놀이터
With Kim Mi-yeon’s serve early in the 4th set, Heungkuk Life Insurance started the set comfortably and eventually was able to bring victory with the 4th set.
Kim Mi-yeon, who was put in from the 2nd set and scored 3 serves, recorded 0.35 serves per set. This record allowed her to lift Hyundai Engineering & Construction Yasmin Bedart (registered name Yasmin) to second place and move herself to first place on serve.
Recently, Kim Mi-yeon has started more games in the warm-up zone rather than starting, but coach Kwon Soon-chan is showing Kim Mi-yeon being the first to put in when the team is faltering. That shows how much director Kwon Soon-chan trusts Kim Mi-yeon, and Kim Mi-yeon is also giving back 120% to director Kwon Soon-chan’s trust.