Mitsuhiro Izu completed 16 of 27 passes for 171 yards and scored a touchdown to help the Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters beat the Waseda University Big Bears 31-14 on Sunday at Koshien Stadium.

The victory gave the Fighters their first collegiate national championship in two seasons and 28th overall.

The Fighters will play the X League champion Fujitsu Frontiers on Jan. 3 at Tokyo Dome for the overall national crown in the Rice Bowl.