‘Kim Yena-Kwon Na-young combine for 53 points’ as Ulsan defeats Gangwon National University for third win of season

Ulsan University defeated Gangwon National University for their third win of the season.

Ulsan University defeated Kangwon National University 75-56 in the 2023 KUSF University Basketball U-League Women’s Division at Kangwon National University Gymnasium on the 29th.

Kim Yena (29 points, 5 three-pointers, 2 assists) and Kwon Na-young (24 points, 20 rebounds) led the way, while Kim Soo-mi (7 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists) also made her presence felt. With their third win of the season, Ulsan University (3-5) remained in fifth place.메이저사이트

After falling behind 13-24 in the first quarter, Ulsan rallied in the second, with Kim Yena leading the charge. Kim spearheaded the offence, scoring 10 points with a layup and a three-pointer. Kangwon University fought back with Choi Seul-ki and Kim Ji-hyun, but Chun Il-hwa scored back-to-back baskets. Kwon Na-young added to the offence and Ulsan ended the first half with a narrow 31-38 lead.

In the second half, Ulsan came out firing. Kim Yena and Kwon Na-young combined for 19 of the team’s 24 points in the third quarter, breaking down the Kangwon State defence. They were supported by Kim Soo-mi and Chae Seung-hee, who were also focused on defence and kept Ulsan’s offence in check. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 55-45, Ulsan’s lead.

In the fourth quarter, Ulsan continued to dominate. Kim Yena and Kwon Na-young continued their scoring streak, and Kim Soo-mi also scored an offensive basket. With the victory in hand, Ulsan University gave its bench members a chance to play and finished the game comfortably.

Meanwhile, Kangwon University was led by Han Jimin (18 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists), Choi Seul-ki (12 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists), and Choi Seo-yeon (12 points, 9 rebounds), but could not overcome Ulsan’s power differential. The loss was their fifth straight to open the season.

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