[News from News Center] From November 29th to December 7th, 2017-2018 China University Volleyball Association (North Division) was held in Ejin Horo Banner Stadium of Erdos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Over 600 athletes from more than 40 colleges and universities participated in the competition. The competition was divided into men's group, women's group, and four groups of A, B, C, and D for cross match. Coached by Dong Han and Qing Zhu, YSU high-level men's volleyball team and women's volleyball team participated in the competition. After eight-day heated competition, the men's volleyball team ranked the 8th in group B and the women's volleyball team 2nd in group B. The latter qualified for the national finals (North and South Division). This was the best record in history made by YSU women’s volleyball team.
YSU Women’s Volleyball Team
YSU Men’s Volleyball Team
(Photos above from School of Physical Education)
In preparation for the competition, YSU high-level volleyball team arrived in Erdos two days in advance to adapt to the venue training. Before each match, the coaches set up the tactics and made adjustments aiming at the changes at the field. After the match, they analyzed the opponent's tactics from the video to prepare for the next match. During the match, YSU volleyball athletes stayed calm and timely adjusted mentality for the changes at the field. They didn't give up when they were falling behind and kept steady when they were in the lead. They fully embodied the style and level of YSU high-level volleyball team and showed good images and tenacity of YSU students to the national colleges and universities. They will strive for good results and win honor for YSU in following competition.
The competition was sponsored by the Federation of University Sports of China, hosted by Bureau of Education of Ejin Horo Banner, Erdos City and organized by China Volleyball Branch under Federation of University Sports.
(Translated by Xueru Jiang)