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IBK outsider who is not lonely even while standing alone “There are many good friends in the team”

IBK Industrial Bank foreign player Santana (28, 185cm) led the escape from losing streak and ignited the competition to advance to spring volleyball.

Santana played an active part in the 2022-2023 Dodram V League Women’s Round 4 home game against Korea Expressway Corporation held at the Hwaseong Indoor Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 17th, with 23 points and an attack success rate of 46.81%, the highest for both teams. She took the lead in the team’s set score 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-17).

IBK Industrial Bank broke the chain of 4 consecutive losses with Santana’s performance and shot a signal of a rebound. They won 3 points and recorded 8 wins, 14 losses and 25 points. The ranking is still 6th, but it closely followed the 5th place KGC Ginseng Corporation by 1 point.

Since there are still 14 regular league games left, there is a good chance of advancing to spring volleyball. The gap with 4th place GS Caltex (31 points), which is the final line for advancing to the post season, is currently 6 points. If the winning streak continues in this atmosphere, the game of ranking competition can be overturned.

Since the gap with the 3rd place Korea Expressway Corporation (32 points) is not large, there is a high possibility that the semi-playoff will be held for the first time in the women’s division. The semi-playoff is a one-off match, and is played when the difference between the 3rd and 4th places in the regular league is 3 points or less. The third-placed team’s home stadium will decide which team will qualify for the playoffs.

If IBK Industrial Bank had lost on this day, Korea Expressway Corporation in 3rd place would have widened the gap with GS Caltex in 4th place and took the lead in the spring volleyball competition. However, Santana saved IBK Industrial Bank, which was on the verge of a 5-game losing streak, and heated up the competition to advance into spring volleyball.

After the game, Santana said, “I tried to show a better performance while training every day,” and said, “I am happy that the results of my training have come out.”

토토사이트 On this day, he showed a stable appearance in receiving (81.82%) and played an active part. Santana smiled, saying, “I tried to help the team as much as possible because there is an advantage in receiving.”

Recently, the team atmosphere has subsided as the losing streak has been prolonged, but the will to overcome was strong. Pyo Seung-ju, an outside heater who played an active role with 12 points (attack success rate of 42.86%) that day, said, “The seniors told me more while reading the young players,” and Santana also said, “I tried to change the atmosphere while communicating with the players.” said.

Santana is active as a substitute player for two consecutive seasons at IBK Industrial Bank. He leads the team’s offense, replacing Lasem in December last year and Anastasia in October of this year.

He got married ahead of this season, but lives alone in Korea. It’s possible to be lonely in a foreign country, but Santana said, “The difference between having a husband and not having a husband is big. When I go home, there’s no one waiting for me, so I feel lonely.

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