Mun Ji-hyeon (21, 168cm), who scored two outfield guns that led Dankook University to victory in the fourth quarter, enjoyed the joy of victory and was proud of her two consecutive victories at home.
Dankook University Mun Ji-hyun started the regular league home game against Gwangju University in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League held at Dankook University Cheonan Campus Gymnasium on the 11th and scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, in 37 minutes and 52 seconds. Thanks to the performances of Seongeun Park (11 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists) and Ji-su Park (11 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists), who recorded a double-double along with Moon Ji-hyun, Dankook University won 53-47 against Gwangju University and won two consecutive victories.
After the game, Mun Ji-hyun said, “Today (the 11th), the game didn’t work out a lot in the beginning, but I think we were able to bring about victory because we all defended together and asked to solve it.”
On this day, Dankook University recorded a field goal rate of 19% until the second quarter, remaining at 20 points. Moon Ji-hyun also performed sluggishly, only making one successful 3-point shot until the first half.
What were the Dankook University players talking about at the end of the first half? Mun Ji-hyun said, “I tried not to give up,” and “I tried to solve it by keeping the defense tight, and I said let’s not miss the rebound and box-out. Park Seong-eun, the captain and older sister, told me to fight and shoot more, so I attacked with confidence.” 스포츠토토
In a situation where both teams struggled to succeed in the field goal and struggled until the 4th quarter, Moon Ji-hyun became the main player in the victory with a 3-point shot that succeeded in reversing and a 1-point chase in the 4th quarter.
Regarding the performance in the 4th quarter, Moon Ji-hyun said, “I didn’t know how to go in the last winning shot (laughs)” and “When I practice, I shoot (shot) long, so it seems that there are many cases where the shot goes in because it is longer than short shots in the game. And I didn’t think much about it, but when the captain told me to shoot, I seemed to give my body strength in an instant and shoot.”
Dankook University, which rose to second place by winning the matchup for 2nd and 3rd place, will face Suwon University in first place on the 24th. Moon Ji-hyun said, “Because I am a shooter, I am rumored to be a player who sticks closely (defense) and only shoots in the opponent team.” During the day, he showed confidence in making up for his weaknesses.