JUBF announces National Collegiate Roster
by All-Japan University Baseball Federation
All-Japan University Baseball Federation announced on June 23 the names of the 24 players selected to represent Japan for the 39th Japan/U.S. Collegiate Championship to be held in 5 cities in Japan from July 6 to 11.
Manager Tatsuya Yoshinami (Meiji University) said that all the 8 pitchers selected have a variety of pitches to take on powerful batters of the U.S. and strong fielding and fast running of the host team should make the 5 duels most exciting.
The name, position, uniform number, university and throw/bat of the roster are as follows:
|Leader||IWAI Yoshiki||Kokusai Budo|
|40||SUZUKI Hideyuki||Kansai Kokusai|
|Travel Manager||HONDA Takashi||Jobu|