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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.

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
2018-196th place
WebsiteClub home page
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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.

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HonoursEdit

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 ResultsEdit

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 6th 11 20 11 9

Current squadEdit

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   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   Sarina Koga Outside Hitter (1996-05-21) 21 May 1996 (age 23) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 302 290
3   Shiori Tsukada Setter (1994-09-07) 7 September 1994 (age 24) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 284
4   Mizuki Yanagita (C) Opposite (1996-03-26) 26 March 1996 (age 23) 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 304
5   Kana Ono Middle Blocker (1992-06-30) 30 June 1992 (age 27) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 300 283
6   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   Kaname Yamaguchi Setter (1989-11-06) 6 November 1989 (age 29) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 294
8   Yuna Okuyama Setter (1995-09-26) 26 September 1995 (age 23) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 295
9   Nanami Hirose Outside Hitter (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 22) 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 309
10   Sayaka Iwasaki Libero (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 29) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 50 kg (110 lb) 277
11   Sayaka Shinohara Setter (1996-08-06) 6 August 1996 (age 23) 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 292
12   Misaki Yamauchi Opposite (1995-03-10) 10 March 1995 (age 24) 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 306
13   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   Shiori Aratani Opposite (1998-09-22) 22 September 1998 (age 20) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 305
15   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   Manami Kojima Libero (1994-11-07) 7 November 1994 (age 24) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 266
17   Saki Minemura Outside Hitter (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 29) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 298
18   Chinami Furuya Outside Hitter (1996-04-20) 20 April 1996 (age 23) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 297
19   Yuka Sawada Setter (1996-08-14) 14 August 1996 (age 23) 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 273
20   Regla Martinez Middle Blocker (1999-02-11) 11 February 1999 (age 20) 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 00 kg (0 lb)
21   Ayumi Yoshida Outside Hitter (2000-08-07) 7 August 2000 (age 19) 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 300
22   Haruna Soga Outside Hitter (2001-03-25) 25 March 2001 (age 18) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 306

Former playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.