Hisamitsu Springs

Hisamitsu Springs (佐賀久光スプリングス) is a women's volleyball team based in Kobe city, Hyogo and Tosu city, Saga, Japan. It plays in V.League 1. The club was founded in 1948.

Hisamitsu Springs
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Short nameHisamitsu Springs
GroundKobe, Hyogo and
Tosu, Saga
Japan.
Manager
Head Coach
Japan Akira Kayashima
Japan Shingo Sakai
CaptainJapan Mana Toe
LeagueV.League 1
2019-207th
WebsiteClub home page
Uniforms
Home
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In July of 2020 the team announced an official name change from "Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Springs" to "Hisamitsu Springs" and unveiled a new team mascot and logo. [1][2] On August 7, 2020 Hisamitsu Springs concluded " a cooperation agreement with Tosu City to further revitalize the region and economy through the volleyball business, and we will proceed with concrete efforts".[3][4]

Hisamitsu Springs won the V.Premier League final for the seventh time on April 13, 2018, beating Toray Arrows.

The owner of the team is Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical.

HonoursEdit

Japan Volleyball League/V.League/V.Premiere League
Champions (6): 2001-2002, 2006–2007, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
Runners-up (6): 2000-2001, 2005–2006, 2008–2009, 2011-2012, 2014-2015, 2016-2017
Kurowashiki All Japan Volleyball Championship
Champions (3): 2006, 2007 and 2013
Runner-up (1): 2009
Empress's Cup
Champions (7): 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Runners-up (1): 2007-08
Domestic Sports Festival (Volleyball)
Champions (5): 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989 and 2012
Runners-up (3): 2011, 2014 and 2016
AVC Club Volleyball Championship
Champions (2): 2002 and 2014
Runners-up (1): 2015 and 2017

League ResultsEdit

League Position Teams Matches Win Lose
Japan League 15th (1981–82) 6th 8 21 6 15
16th (1982–83) 8th 8 21 0 21
18th (1984–85) 8th 8 21 3 18
21st (1987–88) 8th 8 14 2 12
25th (1991–92) 6th 8 14 4 10
26th (1992–93) 8th 8 14 1 13
V・League 1st (1994–95) 8th 8 21 0 21
7th (2000–01) Runner-up 10 18 12 6
8th (2001–02) Champion 9 16 11 5
9th (2002–03) 4th 8 21 14 7
10th (2003–04) 3rd 10 18 12 6
11th (2004–05) 6th 10 27 14 13
12th (2005–06) Runner-up 10 27 21 6
V・Premier 2006-07 Champion 10 27 20 7
2007-08 3rd 10 27 18 9
2008-09 Runner-up 10 27 19 8
2009-10 4th 8 28 20 8
2010-11 3rd 8 26 16 10
2011-12 Runner-up 8 21 15 6
2012-13 Champion 8 28 21 7
2013-14 Champion 8 28 23 5
2014-15 Runner-up 8 27 22 5
2015-16 Champion 8 21 15 6
2016-17 Runner-up 8 21 14 7
2017-18 Champion 8 21 21 0
V.League Division 1 (V1) 2018–19 Champion 11 20 18 2
2019–20 7th 12 21 10 11

Current squadEdit

2020-2021 squad as of 10 August 2020[5][6][7]

  • Head coach:   Shinko Sakai
No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block
1   Miyu Nagaoka 25 July 1991 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 303 cm (119 in)
2   Misaki Inoue 8 September 1994 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 285 cm (112 in) 0 cm (0 in)
4   Nana Iwasaka 3 July 1990 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)
5   Arisa Inoue 8 May 1995 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 303 cm (119 in) 282 cm (111 in)
6   Yuki Ishii 8 May 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 286 cm (113 in)
7   Hikari Kato 26 August 1997 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 282 cm (111 in)
8   Rika Nomoto 21 September 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 291 cm (115 in)
9   Haruka Kanamori 9 April 1996 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 290 cm (110 in)
10   Kotoki Zayasu (L) 11 January 1990 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 280 cm (110 in) 269 cm (106 in)
11   Erika Sakae 3 April 1991 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 53 kg (117 lb) 273 cm (107 in) 267 cm (105 in)
12   Yuka Imamura 2 September 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 290 cm (110 in)
13   Akari Shirasawa 7 March 1998 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 281 cm (111 in) 275 cm (108 in)
14   Miyu Nakagawa 8 January 2000 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 311 cm (122 in) 287 cm (113 in)
15   Yuka Ikeya (L) 27 December 1997 1.56 m (5 ft 1 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)
16   Foluke Akinradewo 5 October 1987 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 331 cm (130 in) 307 cm (121 in)
17   Asuka Hamamatsu 22 December 1998 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 279 cm (110 in)
18   Mana Toe (L) (C) 18 May 1994 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 278 cm (109 in)
19   Shion Hirayama 7 November 2000 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 285 cm (112 in)
20   Ayaka Araki 9 February 2001 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 285 cm (112 in)
24   Ayano Kojima 24 July 1991 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)

Former playersEdit