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Lacrosse Wins Asia Pacific Championships

Tetsuya Ozawa (3rd year Faculty of Commerce) and Hiroshi Nakazawa (4th year Faculty of Letters), as representatives of the Japan U22 men’s lacrosse team, played a part in Japan’s outstanding victory in the 6th APLU Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championships.

Unbeaten in the 8 team round-robin (China, Japan U22, Australia U23, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, US West Coast selection (USA Starz)), Japan advanced to the final. In the final against Australia, both Ozawa and Nakazawa contributed to the victory by scoring two goals each.

[Participating members]
Hiroshi Nakazawa (4th year Faculty of Letters) Position: Attack
Tetsuya Ozawa (3rd year Faculty of Commerce) Position: Midfielder

[Results]
Game 1 June 21(Fri) Japan 15 - 4 USA Starz
Game 2 June 22(Sat) Japan 29 - 4 China
Game 3 June 23(Sun) Japan 15 - 1 Singapore
Game 4 June 23(Sun) Japan 16 - 3 Australia U23
Game 5 June 24(Mon) Japan 36 - 0 Hong Kong
Game 6 June 25(Tue) Japan 29 - 6 South Korea
Game 7 June 26(Wed) Japan 21 - 1 Thailand
Final June 27(Thu) Japan 15 - 5 Australia U23

Be sure to keep an eye on the lacrosse team in the future.