5 Records Broken In Men’s Polish League Match

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 08th, 2018 | News, Polish League, Pro Indoor

The Polish men’s PlusLiga is one of the best in the world and is in their 19th round of the season. In a match featuring Luknicka and Espadon, five records were either written or broken in the five-set match.

Luknichka dramatically took the match over Espadon 3-2, (25-20, 25-21, 18-25, 40-42, 20-18). The winning side went up early in the match 2-0 but faltered in the next two sets, allowing Espadon to force a deciding fifth set. Luknichka was able to complete what they started to win the final set 20-18.

The win for Luknichka marked just their 5th win of the year in the PlusLiga.

The Records Broken

For the entire match, a total of 254 points were scored, improving on the previous record by 5 points. One of the sets in the match extended well past the normal stopping point of 25 because of the “win by 2” rule, putting the score at 42-40 – a total of 82 points in the set, improving on the previous record by 4 points.

As far as time, the match featured a set that pushed a nearly hour-long set at 55 minutes. The fifth set also broke a record with a 23-minute fight for the win. In total, the match took 159 minutes or 2 hours and 39 minutes to complete – breaking a Polish League record.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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