‘Randy Johnson’s daughter’ Willow Johnson joins Heungkuk Life Insurance
Willow Johnson (25, registered name Willow), daughter of legendary American professional baseball major league pitcher Randy Johnson (60), wearing a Heungkuk Life Insurance uniform and playing on the Korean volleyball court with Kim Yeon-kyung (35) Quilt.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, a women’s professional volleyball company, announced on the 22nd, “We have finalized the contract with Jelena Mrazenovic (registered name Jelena), who has been with us for the past two seasons, and have recruited Willow Johnson, an American national who played in the American professional league Athletic Unlimited.” . 메이저-토토사이트
After graduating from the University of Oregon in the U.S. in 2020, Willow played as an Apogee Spiker in the U.S. Pro League through Türkiye Nirufer Velediespo in the 2020-2021 season.
Heungkuk Life Insurance introduced, “Willow participated in the Korean Professional Volleyball Women’s Foreign Player Tryout in May of last year, and left a strong impression with high RBI attacks and blocking utilizing her height of 191 cm.”
Willow said through the club, “I’ve always been very interested in K-culture, and it was my dream to play in the Korean league. It’s an honor to play with good players at Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders, a traditional prestigious club in Korea.” .
He added, “I am looking forward to the level of the Korean league, and I want to help lead the Pink Spiders to the championship.”
Heungkuk Life Insurance coach Marcello Abondanza said, “Willow is a player with the potential to unlock the key to an attack on the right side,” and added, “I believe he is a player who will energize the team with his cool offensive ability.”
Willow Johnson signs a contract with Heungkuk Life Insurance
Willow arrived in the country on the afternoon of the 20th.Once you complete the work visa acquisition process, you can stand on the V-League court.
Willow is a player who attracts attention not only among volleyball fans but also baseball fans.
Willow’s father, Randy Johnson, was a 207cm tall left-handed pitcher who posted 303 wins, 166 losses, and an ERA of 3.29 in the major leagues.He struck out 4,875 batters while pitching 4,135⅓ innings.
He won the Cy Young Award five times and was selected as an All-Star 10 times.
Randy Johnson, who retired in 2006, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2015 with 97.3% of the vote.
He plays alongside Korean big leaguer Kim Byung-hyun for the Arizona Diamondbacks and has many fans in Korea.
There is also growing anticipation among Korean baseball fans that Randy Johnson, who currently works as a freelance photographer, may visit Korea to see his daughter Willow.
Yelena, who entered the V-League by signing a contract with KGC Ginseng Corporation (currently CheongKwanJang) in the 2021-2022 season and played for Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 seasons, packed her bags without finishing this season.
Heungkuk Life Insurance said, “We would also like to express our gratitude to Yelena.” 카지노사이트존