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[12/1/2013] Tryouts for the Women’s Samurai Japan Baseball Team

by on Dec.01, 2013 @ 11:43 pm, under Samurai Japan

The Women's Baseball Association Japan held tryouts for the Women's Samurai Japan baseball team over the weekend.

Tryouts were held at the Komazawa University baseball field on Saturday and Sunday.

Schedule:

Saturday, November 30
11:00 - Registration, warm-ups
12:00 - Explanations, playing catch
12:30 - Start of tryouts
16:30 - End of Day 1 tryouts

Sunday, December 1
08:00 - Warm-ups
09:00 - Explanations, playing catch
12:20 - Lunch Break
13:00 - Afternoon tryouts begin
15:00 - Tryouts end
16:00 - Photos for players that passed, meetings
17:00 - End of the day

126 women from all across Japan attended the tryouts.  Twenty-three passed.

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Pos Name JPN Name Eng Team
P 田中 露朝 Tanaka, Akino Fukuchiyama Seibi High School
P 笹沼 菜奈 Sasanuma, Nana Saitama Sakae High School
P 石川 優希 Ishikawa, Yuki Saitama Sakae High School
P 御山 真悠 Miyama, Mayu Hanasaki Tokuharu High School
P 大串 桃香 Oguchi, Momoka Fukuchiyama Seibi High School
P 吉井 萌美 Yoshii, Moemi Heisei Kokusai University
P 小出 加会 Koida, Kae Heisei Kokusai University
P 磯崎 由加里 Isozaki, Yukari Shobi Gakuen University
P 田中 茜 Tanaka, Akane Shobi Gakuen University
C 西 朝美 Nishi, Tomomi AFB "TTR"
C 笠原 千鶴カ Sahara, Chizuru Buei University
INF 金 由起子 Kon, Yukiko Hornets Ladies
INF 原 万裕 Hara, Mayu Fukuchiyama Seibi High School
INF 石田 悠紀子 Ishida, Yukiko Shinba Baseball Club
INF 平賀 愛莉 Hiraga, Airi Hanasaki Tokuharu High School
INF 兼子 沙希 Kaneko, Saki Heisei Kokusai University
INF 出口 彩香 Deguchi, Ayaka Shobi Gakuen University
INF 甲斐 綾乃 Kai, Ayano Kamata Joshi High School
OF 志村 亜貴子 Shimura, Akiko Asahi Trust
OF 加藤 優 Kato, Yu Asahi Trust
OF 田中 亜里沙 Tanaka, Arisa Fukuchiyama Seibi High School
OF 山内 史帆 Yamauchi, Shiho Fukuchiyama Seibi High School
OF 寺部 歩美 Terabe, Ayumi Shobi Gakuen University

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Source: tryout schedules, official announcement

UPDATE 12/2 @ 10:20am -

The tryouts are for the upcoming 6th Women's World Cup tournament in Miyazaki next September.  The players will meet a number of times and professional players will join in later on.  The final roster for the tournament will be twenty players.

Source: Daily Sports 12/2/2013