Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers

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Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스
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Full name Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
Volleyball Club
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스 배구단
Short name Hyundai Capital
Nickname Sky Walkers
Founded 1983
Ground Yu Gwan-Sun Gymnasium
Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea
(Capacity: 5,482)
Owner South Korea Hyundai Capital
Chairman South Korea Jung Tae-Young
Manager South Korea Kim Ho-Chul
League South Korea V-League
2012-13 3rd
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Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers is a Korean professional volleyball team founded in 1983 and changed as a professional in 2005. They are based in Cheonan and are members of the Korea Volleyball Federation(KOVO). Their home stadium is Yu Gwan-Sun Gymnasium in Cheonan. Sean Rooney of United States men's national volleyball team, who had got the gold medal at Beijing Olympic 2008, once was a member of this team for two years. They have won the Championship twice 2006 season and 2007 season.

History[edit]

In 1983, They are established as Hyundai Motor Service Men's Volleyball Team. They had won the winter league before the professional series 2005 five times and tens of another amateur leagues.

In 2002, They are refounded as Hyundai Capital Men's Volleyball team. but they had to stay the second place because Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Volleyball team row over so that had won the winter league for straight nine years. But after foundation of the professional league, they could win the series in 2005. And finally, Sean Rooney joined them, and contributed for their champ in 2006 and 2007.

In 2008, they signed former Penn State player Matt Anderson and made him one of the first players to forgo his senior year in the NCAA to go pro.

Season by Season Records[edit]

  • Winter League(V-League)
Season League Type Rank Games Win Loss Set Win Set Loss Earned Score Lost Score Average Remark
2005 KT&G V-League Full League 1 20 18 2 55 15 1685 1437 0.90 MVP: Who In-Jung
Who In-Jung won the Attack Award, and MVP of April
Lee Sun-Kyu won the Blocks Award,
Kwon Young-Min the Award of Best Setter
2005 KT&G V-League Finals 2 4 1 3 5 9 324 346 0.25
2005–06 KT&G V-League Full League 1 35 31 4 99 25 2976 2474 0.89 MVP: Sean Rooney
Lee Sun-Kyu won the Blocks Award
Sean Rooney won the MVP of December
2005–06 KT&G V-League Finals 1 5 3 2 12 6 418 365 0.60 MVP: Sean Rooney
2006–07 Hillstate V-League Full League 2 30 24 6 78 31 2637 2285 0.80 Park Chul-Woo won the MVP of March
Lee Sun-Kyu won the Developed Award
2006–07 Hillstate V-League Playoffs 1 2 2 0 6 3 210 197 1.00
2006–07 Hillstate V-League Finals 1 3 3 0 9 3 282 244 1.00 MVP: Sean Rooney
2007–08 NH V-League Full League 3 35 24 11 84 47 3040 2827 0.69
2007–08 NH V-League Playoffs 1 3 2 1 6 5 265 261 0.67
2007–08 NH V-League Finals 2 3 0 3 9 3 261 301 0.00
  • In Autumn Series
Season League Rank Games Win Loss Set Win Set Loss Earned Score Lost Score Average Remark
2006 KOVO Cup Autumn Professional League at Yangsan 1 6 6 0 18 6 590 503 1.00 MVP: Park Chul-Woo
2007 KOVO Cup Autumn Professional League at Masan 4 4 1 3 4 9 291 323 0.25
2008 IBK Autumn Professional League at Yangsan 1 5 4 1 12 6 431 398 0.80 MVP: Park Chul-Woo

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