Park So-hee (20, 177cm), 먹튀검증a ‘nurse farmer’, is feeling her increased popularity.
She is the one who has been getting the most attention in WKBL lately is Bucheon Hana One Q Park So-hee. She showed off her outstanding beauty at the Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball Awards Ceremony held last March, and she immediately caught the attention of fans. With the appearance of her new star, her fans nicknamed her ‘Yeonong Gwi Yomi’ and ‘Yeonong Han Hyo-joo’.
Park So-hee, whom she met on the 20th at the Hana One Q Cheongna Gymnasium, said, “She really received a lot of messages from people who were not basketball fans. She also said she had over 1000 social media followers in one week. Thank you so much for your interest. However, as much attention as she receives, I also feel the pressure that I have to reciprocate as a basketball player,” she said with a shy smile.
Last season, Park So-hee played an average of 14 minutes and 56 seconds in her 26 regular league games, recording 4.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists. As a result, she proudly won her rookie award at the awards ceremony. As her tall guard, she is attracting attention as a resource responsible for leading the future Hana 1Q.
However, there are definitely points to complement her. She made only 25.0% of her two-pointers and 14.3% of her three-pointers. She needs to increase her effectiveness in attack. She also needs to make her body more toned through weight training. Park So-hee, who joined her team training that started on the 17th, said she is working hard for a new season that has improved.
“Originally, the field goal success rate is not that low. (Kim Do-wan) The coach ordered me to keep throwing even if I didn’t go in. That’s why he seems to have shot even when it wasn’t a chance. And he corrected his shooting form throughout the season. As the shooting form kept changing, I didn’t have time to adapt, and I lost my sensitivity.” Sohee Park says:
“Last season, I received a lot of criticism from the coach for my passive play. I want to play unstoppably in the new season. I wasn’t good in terms of defense, but I’ll make up for it in the offseason and show a good performance.”
Last season, Hana 1 Q stayed at the bottom for two consecutive seasons with 6 wins and 24 losses. However, in addition to the existing Shin Ji-hyun and Yang In-young, young players such as Jeong Ye-rim, Kim Ji-young, and Park So-hee showed growth and showed potential. In addition, by recruiting veteran Kim Jong-un in the FA (free agent) market, it will be possible to try to escape the lower ranks in the upcoming season.
Park So-hee said, “(Kim) Jung-eun unnie joined, and it feels like a ray of light has come to Hana 1 Q, so I feel very reassured. I said hello for the first time today (20th), and the impression was really good. As other older sisters have told her to trust her older sister and play with confidence, I want to show a good image without fail,” she said, expressing her strong aspirations.