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Early Spring Issue (Apr. 2013)

NEWS REPORT

Waseda University Senior High School wins national American football championships

Outstanding performances by athletic teams in 2012

At the finals of the All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships held on October 28 and 29, 2012 at the Ariake Tennis Forest Park, the Waseda University Men’s Tennis Team defeated Hosei University to win their 8th consecutive championship, the most ever in history. The Women’s Tennis Team won a difficult finals match with Kwansei Gakuin University to win their 7th consecutive championship. Furthermore, at the final game of the All Japan University Championship held at the National Stadium on January 6th, 2013, the Waseda University Association Football Club defeated Fukuoka University by the score of 3-1 to win their 12th intercollegiate championships, the first such achievement in 5 years. Moreover, the Shorinji Kempo Team won the group event at the All Japan Students Championships. All in all, championships were won by 44 teams in league games, block tournaments and individual matches. We look forward to more outstanding performances at tournaments held in winter.

Also, on December 23rd, the Waseda University Senior High School American Football Team defeated Kwansei Gakuin Senior High School to win the National High School American Football Championships, otherwise known as the “Christmas Bowl.” It was the team’s 3rd consecutive victory and 4th overall. The team reported their victory to President Kamata on the 28th.

Tennis Team (Photograph by Yoshiharu Yokoyama))

Waseda University Association Football Club (Photograph by Waseda Sports Press)

The Senior High School American Football Team reports their victory to President Kamata

Waseda University athletic teams: 2012 national champions in group competition (as of January 31st, 2013)
Team Tournament Date Date
Baseball Team 61st Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship June 12th to 18th Champion
Tennis Team 66th All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships October 26th to 29th Men’s: Champion
48th All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships October 26th to 29th Women’s: Champion
Rowing Team 39th All-Japan Collegiate Championships August 23rd to 26th Women’s Overall: Champion
Waseda University Association Football Club 61st All Japan University Championship December 19th to January 6th Men’s: Champion
Fencing Team 62nd All-Japan Collegiate Championships June 17th Men’s Foil: Champion
Soft Tennis Team 32nd All-Japan Soft Tennis Championships June 19th to 21st June 19th to 21st
66th MEXT Minister’s Cup
All-Japan Soft Tennis Championships
August 4th to 5th Men’s Group Matches: Champion
Women’s Group Matches: Champion
Softball Team 47th All-Japan Collegiate Softball Championships August 31st to September 3rd Men’s: Champion
Shorinji Kempo Team 46th Shorinji Kempo All Japan Students Championships November 4th Men’s Group Division: Champion