[6/5/2017] Samurai Japan Collegiate Team

Samurai Japan released the Collegiate National Team roster on June 4. The team will play in two tournaments: the 41st Japan-USA University Baseball Championship in July and the 29th Universiade in August.

Manager/Coaches

Pos Uni Name JPN Name ENG University
MGR 77 善波 達也 Yoshinami, Tatsuya Meiji
Coach 55 鈴木 英之 Suzuki, Hideyuki Kansai Kokusai
Coach 71 古川 祐一 Furukawa, Yuichi Kanagawa
Coach 51 酒井 真二 Sakai, Shinji Nara Gakuen

Players

Pos Uni Name JPN Name ENG University Year
P 1 齊藤 大将 Saito, Hiromasa Meiji 4
P 11 阪本 大樹 Sakamoto, Daiki Kansai 4
P 21 東 克樹 Azuma, Katsuki Ritsumeikan 4
P 17 青島 凌也 Aoshima, Ryoya Tokai 3
P 18 伊藤 将司 Ito, Masashi Kokusai Budo 3
P 19 松本 航 Matsumoto, Wataru Nippon Taiiku 3
P 20 栗林 良吏 Kuribayashi, Ryoji Meijo 3
P 15 森下 暢仁 Morishita, Masato Meiji 2
P 16 津森 宥紀 Tsumori, Yuki Tohoku Fukushi 2
C 2 大平 達樹 Ohhira, Tatsuki Obirin 4
C 22 小林 遼 Kobayashi, Ryo Fuji 4
C 27 小畑 尋規 Obata, Hiroki Rissho 4
C 12 吉田 高彰 Yoshida, Takaaki Jobu 3
INF 4 熊谷 敬宥 Kumagai, Takahiro Rikkyo 4
INF 7 楠本 泰史 Kusumoto, Taishi Tohoku Fukushi 4
INF 8 宮本 丈 Miyamoto, Takeshi Nara Gakuen 4
INF 10 竹村 春樹 Takemura, Haruki Meiji 4
INF 5 渡邊 佳明 Watanabe, Yoshiaki Meiji 3
INF 6 中川 圭太 Nakagawa, Keita Toyo 3
OF 3 内海 大寿 Utsumi, Taiju Chubu Gakuin 4
OF 9 島田 海吏 Shimada, Kairi Jobu 4
OF 31 岩見 雅紀 Iwami, Masaki Keio Gijuku 4
OF 23 辰己 涼介 Tatsumi, Ryosuke Ritsumeikan 3
OF 24 長沢 吉貴 Nagasawa, Yoshitaka Nihon 3

Players in italics will only participate in the Japan-USA University Baseball Championships.

Roster Changes

  • August 1 – Tsumori, Yuki suffered a bruise on his right forearm during the Japan-USA University Baseball Championships. He will be replaced by Matsumoto, Wataru on the Universiade roster. Source: Samurai Japan 8/1/2017

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