NEC Red Rockets

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NEC Red Rockets
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Founded1978
GroundTokyo and
Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan
Manager
Head Coach
Japan Takumi Iwasaki
Japan Takayuki Kaneko
CaptainMizuki Yanagita
LeagueV.League 1 Women
2017-185th place
WebsiteClub home page
Uniforms
Home
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Championships
None

NEC Red Rockets (NECレッドロケッツ, NEC Reddo Rokettsu) is a women's volleyball team based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. It plays in V.League 1. The owner of the team is NEC.

The club was founded in April 1978 as NEC’s corporate team, participating the same year in the 10th V.Challenge League tournament. The club advanced to membership in the Japan Volleyball League in 1979, securing 3rd place in the league rankings by the end of the season. The club has subsequently been league champions six times, and marked its 200th victory in 2008.

Honours[edit]

Japan Volleyball League/V.League/V.Premier League
  • Champions (6): 1987-1988, 1996-1997, 1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2004-2005, 2014–2015, 2016-17
  • Runners-up (4): 1986-1987, 1995-1996, 1997-1998, 2001-2002
Kurowashiki All Japan Volleyball Championship
  • Champions (2): 1997, 2001
  • Runners-up (7): 1985, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2011, 2013

League Results[edit]

League Position Teams Matches Win Lose
Japan League 13th (1979–80) 3rd 6 10 7 3
14th (1980–81) 4th 8 14 7 7
15th (1981–82) 5th 8 21 7 14
16th (1982–83) 6th 8 21 7 14
17th (1983–84) 6th 8 21 8 13
18th (1984–85) 3rd 8 21 14 7
19th (1985–86) 3rd 8 21 12 9
20th (1986–87) Runner-up 8 21 17 4
21st (1987–88) Champion 8 14 12 2
22nd (1988–89) 4th 8 17 9 8
23rd (1989–90) 3rd 8 17 13 4
24th (1990–91) 3rd 8 17 9 8
25th (1991–92) 7th 8 14 3 11
26th (1992–93) 4th 8 14 8 6
27th (1993–94) 4th 8 14 9 5
V・League 1st (1994–95) 5th 8 21 11 10
2nd (1995–96) Runner-up 8 21 14 7
3rd (1996–97) Champion 8 21 16 5
4th (1997–98) Runner-up 8 21 18 3
5th (1998–99) 3rd 10 18 13 5
6th (1999-2000) Champion 10 18 18 0
7th (2000–01) 3rd 10 18 17 1
8th (2001–02) Runner-up 9 16 10 6
9th (2002–03) Champion 8 21 17 4
10th (2003–04) 4th 10 18 12 6
11th (2004–05) Champion 10 27 20 7
12th (2005–06) 6th 10 27 13 14
V・Premier 2006-07 5th 10 27 15 12
2007-08 6th 10 27 13 14
2008-09 3rd 10 27 18 9
2009-10 5th 8 28 10 18
2010-11 4th 8 26 15 11
2011-12 8th 8 21 3 18
2012-13 4th 8 28 23 5
2013-14 5th 8 28 12 16
2014-15 Champion 8 21 13 8
2015-16 5th 8 21 8 13
2016-17 Champion 8 21 15 6
2017-18 5th 8 21 8 13
V.League Division 1 (V1) 2018–19 tba 11 20 11 9

Current squad[edit]

2018-2019 Squad, as of 30 January - 2019 [1][2][3]

No. Name Position Date of birth Height (m) Weight (kg) Spike (cm) Block (cm)
1 Japan Haruyo Shimamura Middle Blocker (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 27) 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 298 290
2 Japan Sarina Koga Outside Hitter (1996-05-21) 21 May 1996 (age 22) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 302 290
3 Japan Shiori Tsukada Setter (1994-09-07) 7 September 1994 (age 24) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 284
4 Japan Mizuki Yanagita (C) Opposite (1996-03-26) 26 March 1996 (age 22) 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 304
5 Japan Kana Ono Middle Blocker (1992-06-30) 30 June 1992 (age 26) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 300 283
6 Japan Kaori Ueno Middle Blocker (1995-01-06) 6 January 1995 (age 24) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 299
7 Japan Kaname Yamaguchi Setter (1989-11-06) 6 November 1989 (age 29) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 294
8 Japan Yuna Okuyama Setter (1995-09-26) 26 September 1995 (age 23) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 295
9 Japan Nanami Hirose Outside Hitter (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 21) 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 309
10 Japan Sayaka Iwasaki Libero (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 28) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 50 kg (110 lb) 277
11 Japan Sayaka Shinohara Setter (1996-08-06) 6 August 1996 (age 22) 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 292
12 Japan Misaki Yamauchi Opposite (1995-03-10) 10 March 1995 (age 24) 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 306
13 Japan Nichika Yamada Middle Blocker (2000-02-24) 24 February 2000 (age 19) 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 301
14 Japan Shiori Aratani Opposite (1998-09-22) 22 September 1998 (age 20) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 305
15 United States Rhamat Alhassan Middle Blocker (1996-09-07) 7 September 1996 (age 22) 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 343
16 Japan Manami Kojima Libero (1994-11-07) 7 November 1994 (age 24) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 266
17 Japan Saki Minemura Outside Hitter (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 28) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 298
18 Japan Chinami Furuya Outside Hitter (1996-04-20) 20 April 1996 (age 22) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 297
19 Japan Yuka Sawada Setter (1996-08-14) 14 August 1996 (age 22) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 273
20 Japan Regla Martinez Middle Blocker (1999-02-11) 11 February 1999 (age 20) 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 00 kg (0 lb)
21 Japan Ayumi Yoshida Outside Hitter (2000-08-07) 7 August 2000 (age 18) 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 300
22 Japan Haruna Soga Outside Hitter (2001-03-25) 25 March 2001 (age 17) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 306

Former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NEC Red Rockets". Volleyball V-League Official Site. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Member Profile". NEC Sports. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  3. ^ "NEC Red Rockets 2019 fiscal prospective players News". NEC Red Rockets Official Site. NEC Corporation. Retrieved 1 February 2019.