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KG Fighters Win the Collegiate National Championship for the 30th Time
On December 15 at the 74th Koshien Bowl, held at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyogo, the Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters—the Western Champions—faced the Waseda Big Bears—the Eastern Champions—to decide the national collegiate American football champions. Led by head coach Hideaki Toriuchi in his final Koshien Bowl before retirement, the Fighters triumphed over the Big Bears, 38-28, becoming national champions for the second straight year and marking their 30th championship in total. The Fighters will play the Fujitsu Frontiers in the Rice Bowl on January 3, 2020.