Brunswick senior Dana Santry, junior Coulter Mackesy and sophomore David Beeson join seniors Brian Leonard and Nick Spizzirri as 2019-2020 High School All-Americans, as announced by US Squash recently.
Twenty-two Brunswick winter season student-athletes were honored by the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) recently. Nine swimmers, seven wrestlers, five squash players and one basketball player earned either all-league or honorable mention accolades for the 2019-20 season.
Following the program’s ninth-straight NEPSAC Class A team title, six members of the squash team were named All-NEPSAC by the league coaches. In the third year of the post-season award, Brunswick leads the NEPSAC with 16 players earning all-league honors.
Brunswick posted an impressive second-place finish at the 2020 NEPSSA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships, held at Hotchkiss over the weekend. The Bruins, with 372 team points, took silver for the second-straight year, as Andover won its fifth-straight title with 457 points.
Brunswick’s hockey season came to an end on Saturday, as third-seeded Loomis Chaffee ousted the second-seeded Bruins in the semifinals of the NEPSIHA Martin/Earl Large School Tournament in Hartong Rink, 5-2. The loss finishes the season for the Bruins (21-8-2), while the Pelicans advance to the tourney finals at Trinity College on Sunday.
Brunswick rolled past Milton Academy in a quarterfinal game in the NEPSIHA Martin/Earl (Large School) Tournament on Wednesday, 7-1. Following the dominant win on the neutral ice at Wesleyan University’s Spurrier-Snyder Rink, the second-seeded Bruins will host a semifinal game against third-seed Loomis Chaffee on Saturday, March 7, at 2:30 p.m.
Following an impressive 17-7-2 campaign in NEPSIHA action, Brunswick earned the second seed in the Martin/Earl (Large School) Tournament. The Bruins, 20-7-2 overall, will face seventh-seeded Milton Academy (14-11-2) at Wesleyan University’s Spurrier-Snyder Rink in a quarterfinal contest at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4.
Brunswick won its ninth-straight NEISA Class A title at Choate on Sunday, defeating Kent 7-0. The win also caps the 35-year squash coaching career for Jim Stephens, as the longtime leader of the team is retiring this year.
Senior Jude Brower’s power-play, slapshot goal in overtime won the game for Brunswick over Trinity-Pawling on Senior Night in Hartong Rink on Friday, 4-3. The game was also the regular season finale for the Bruins (20-7-2, 17-7-2 NEPSIHA), as Brunswick will learn its postseason fate on Sunday for the upcoming NEPSIHA Championships.
Brunswick wrapped up the CISL regular season on Monday, completing a rescheduled race from February 6 at Mount Southington. The Bruins went 2-3 on the slopes to finish the regular season, as the Connecticut State Championships are set for Mount Southington on Monday, March 2.
Brunswick dropped an 87-52 decision to top-seeded St. Luke’s in an FAA semifinal contest on Tuesday in New Canaan. The loss caps the season for the fourth-seeded Bruins (8-15), while The Storm (20-4) advance to the FAA Championship on Thursday.
Brunswick dropped its regular season finale to Greens Farms on Thursday night, 77-63. The Senior Night setback to the FAA rivals caps the Bruins overall record at 8-14 and a league mark of 3-9. Brunswick, the fourth seed in the upcoming FAA Tournament, will play top-seeded St. Luke’s in a semifinal game on the road on Tuesday, February 28. Tip-off is slated for 4:30 p.m.
Brunswick cruised to a 56-40 road win over EF International on Wednesday. The non-conference victory boosts the Bruins’ overall record to 8-13. Brunswick wraps up its regular season with a Senior Night home contest against FAA foe Greens Farms on February 20.
Brunswick netted four-straight goals to pull away from visiting Albany Academy on Wednesday, 6-1. The win set the Bruins’ overall record at 19-6-2 and avenges a 4-3 road setback to the Cadets back on February 7.
Brunswick posted a fifth-place in the men’s division at the 120th Eastern Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships, held at Franklin and Marshall College on Saturday. Highlighting the two-day competition for the Bruins was a first-place finish in the 200 Free Relay along with several All-American and All-American Consideration times.
Berkshire broke open a 2-2 contest against visiting Brunswick with a three-goal run, as the home-standing Bears knocked off the Bruins, 5-3. Despite the setback, Brunswick, ranked eighth in the latest USHR.com weekly prep poll, maintains a strong position to earn a post-season bid in March.
Brunswick broke a 2-2 tie at Gunnery by scoring three unanswered goals in the third period, as the Bruins, ranked eighth in the latest USHR.com weekly prep poll, posted a 5-2 road win on Friday night. Brunswick improves to 18-5-2 overall, as the Bruins have won seven of their last eight contests.
Brunswick lost a heartbreaker to Hamden Hall on Friday in Dann Gym, 59-58. With the setback, the Bruins stand at 7-13 overall and 3-8 in FAA action. Brunswick has a pair of games left in the regular season, capped by a home finale on Thursday, February 20.
William Kallman won both the slalom and giant slalom individual titles at Waterville Valley Ski Resort on Wednesday, as Brunswick finished third overall at the 2020 NEPSAC Class B Alpine Ski Championships.
Brunswick posted its fifth shut-out of the season, rolling over Kent on Wednesday, 7-0. Recently added to the schedule, the contest was a match-up of two of the top teams in the country, as Brunswick (8-0) and Kent (14-1) are ranked in the top four nationally.
Brunswick topped Hopkins in the finals of the second-annual FAA Tournament in the Stephens Squash Center on Monday, 6-1. Ahead of the win over the Hilltoppers, the Bruins dispatched Rye CDS in a semifinal, 7-0. Brunswick won the inaugural FAA Tournament last year, besting Hopkins 5-2.
After 35 years of success leading the Brunswick squash team, legendary coach Jim Stephens won the penultimate home match of his career inside the squash center that bears his name, as the Bruins dispatched Taft on Senior Day on Saturday, 7-0.
Brunswick posted three individual champions en route to a second-place finish at the 2020 WNEISWA, held at Burke Field House on Saturday. The silver finish halts a run of six-straight titles for the Bruins, as Greens Farms finished in first place with 266.5 points, 27.5 points more than Brunswick.
Brunswick's JV basketball team won the 2020 FAA Championship on Saturday, held at Greens Farms Academy. The Bruins topped Greenwich CDS in the championship, 22-11. Ahead of the finals, Brunswick bested the Tigers in a semifinal showdown (20-18), as the Bruins beat Hamden Hall (29-17) and Greens Farms (28-13) in earier action on Saturday for an unbeaten record of 4-0.
After Brunswick rallied from an 11-point, second half deficit to tie the game at 40-40 against King on Friday, the Vikings pulled away from the Bruins in the final two minutes to win the conference game, 47-43. The FAA loss drops Brunswick’s overall record to 7-11 and 3-6 in league play.
Brunswick’s six-game winning streak was snapped at Albany Academy on Friday, 4-3. The Bruins, currently ranked 10th in the latest USHR.com weekly poll, rallied from two goals down to tie the game late in the third period, however the hosts countered with the game winner in the final minutes of play.
Brunswick’s William Kallman finished in second place for the third time this season in CISL action, as the Bruins finished 4-1 in team competition at Mount Southington on Wednesday, improving to 15-4 overall.
Trailing by as much as 15 points in the second half to Greens Farms on Wednesday, a potential game-tying three-pointer by Brunswick was just off the mark at the buzzer, as the Bruins fell to the Dragons, 74-71. Following the FAA setback, Brunswick (7-10, 3-5) returns to conference action with a home game against King on Friday, February 7.
Brunswick’s Will Forrest finished off a pass from Michael Salandra to net the game-winning goal in overtime at Lawrenceville on Wednesday, 4-3. The victory is the sixth-straight for the Bruins (17-4-2), currently ranked 10th in the latest USHR.com weekly prep poll.
Second-seeded Brunswick ‘A’ took second place at the 2020 U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships, as the Bruins fell to Haverford in the Division I title round at Yale University on Sunday, 3-2. Since the inception of the tournament in 2008, Brunswick reached the championship match 10 times, winning six national titles.
Brunswick netted three power-play goals in a 4-0 shutout win over Williston Northampton on Saturday in Hartong Rink. The shutout is the fourth on the season for the 16-4-2 Bruins, ranked 10th in the latest USHR.com weekly poll.
Brunswick wrapped up the regular season with a convincing victory over Trinity-Pawling on Saturday, 46-24. The road win sets the Bruins season record at 16-2, as the team heads into tournament action, beginning with the WNEISWA Championship, held at Brunswick on Saturday, February 8.
Brunswick’s William Kallman posted another second-place finish at a CISL race at Mount Southington on Wednesday night, as the Bruins went 4-0 on the slopes as a team. Kallman earned a silver finish in the opening CISL race back on January 9.
Leading by three points at the break, Hamden Hall outscored Brunswick by 10 in the second half en route to a 73-60 conference win on Thursday. The Bruins road loss drops their overall mark to 7-9 as they hold a 3-4 record in FAA action.
Trailing 4-3 in the second period to Pope Francis on Wednesday, Brunswick went on a four-goal run to pick-up a win over the Cardinals in Hartong Rink, 7-5. The non-conference victory boosts the Bruins’ overall record to 15-4-2.
Brunswick’s remarkable run of 22 consecutive FAA Championships ended on Saturday at Greens Farms, as the host school bested the Bruins in the final dual match of the day, 45-33. Prior to that match, the Bruins defeated Rye CDS (84-0), Hopkins (61-13) and Hamden Hall (78-6).
Despite a shortened roster due to injuries, Brunswick erased an 11-point deficit in the second half to beat Salisbury on Saturday in Dann Gym, 59-58. The Bruins (7-8) knocked two strong teams on consecutive days, as Storm King (65-61 win on Friday) and Salisbury hold a combined record of 19-5.
Brunswick broke open a 1-1 contest at Hill with five-straight second period goals, as the Bruins cruised to an 8-2 win on Saturday. The Bruins, ranked eighth in the latest USHR.com weekly poll, improve to 14-4-2, as Hill drops to 10-5-1.
Brunswick moved to 6-0 on the season after posting a 97-75 road win over Hotchkiss. The Bruins won 11 of 12 events. Brunswick has a pair of head to head contests in early February before competing at a trio of championship events.
Brunswick built an 18-point, second-half lead over Storm King and held on to beat the Cougars, 65-61, on Friday night in Dann Gym. The non-league win over Storm King (9-2) boosts the Bruins’ overall record to 6-8. Brunswick return to action on Saturday, January 35, hosting Salisbury in a non-league contest.
Brunswick picked up two wins on Wednesday at Salisbury, as the Bruins topped the hosts (72-12) and collected the maximum number of team points in a win over N.Y. Military Academy (84-0). The 12-1 Bruins head to Greens Farms for the FAA Championship on Saturday, January 25.
Leading 4-1 in the third period, Brunswick held off a late rally by visiting Hoosac, as the hosts picked up a 4-3 win on Wednesday in Hartong Rink. The Bruins, ranked eighth in the latest USHR.com weekly poll, improve to 13-4-2, while the Owls fall to 2-14-2.
Brunswick saw an early eight-point lead over St. Luke’s turn into a deficit at the half, as the Bruins ultimately fell to St. Luke’s on the road on Wednesday, 72-52. The FAA loss halts a three-game winning streak by Brunswick (5-8, 3-3).
Brunswick collected 356 team points to win the 45th Brunswick Invitational Tournament (BIT) on Saturday. The Bruins, winners of last year’s BIT, won their own tournament for the 20th time dating back to 1976.
Despite outshooting Kents Hill on Friday night, 50-22, Brunswick settled for a 1-1 tie with the Huskies in Hartong Rink. Following the draw, the Bruins move to 11-4-2, while the Huskies stand at 2-12-2 overall.
Brunswick battled to a 92-89 win over Phillips Exeter on Saturday at the Mehra Natatorium. Alex Hazlett set a new mark in the 200-IM for the 5-0 Bruins, while Phillips Exeter’s Andrew Beeson snapped the 400-free record set by Brunswick’s Lucas Hodgson earlier in the day.
Salisbury, ranked third in the latest USHR.com prep hockey poll, bested Brunswick, ranked eighth in the same poll, by a 4-2 margin on Friday night in Hartong Rink. The setback halts a five-game winning streak for the Bruins (11-4-1), as the Crimson Knights improve to 9-1-1.
Brunswick’s William Kallman finished in second place overall at a CISL race on Thursday at Mount Southington, as the Bruins finished 5-2 in team competition to open the 2020 season. Two other Bruins finished in the top-25 in the 184-person event, as Cameron Shipman was 16th and Eliot Hynes was 21st.
Brunswick saw a comfortable, 19-point second-half lead over Rye CDS get trimmed to just one point (56-55) with 0:05 remaining on Wednesday in Dann Gym. In the final seconds, the Bruins hit a pair of free throws and a buzzer-beating three-pointer to seal the league win over the Wildcats, 61-55.
Brunswick won all 12 swimming events against Hamden Hall on Wednesday, as the Bruins posted a 102-70 road win. The victory bumps the Bruins’ overall mark to 4-0, as they look forward to racing against NEPSAC Division 1 rival Phillips Exeter at home on Saturday, January 11.
Six different Brunswick players scored goals to open the contest against Taft, as the Bruins skated away with a convincing 6-2 win over the Rhinos on Wednesday in Hartong Rink. With the victory, the Bruins improve to 11-3-1 overall, as Brunswick won 10 of the last 11 games.
Brunswick posted four pins and eight forfeit victories against FAA foe Hamden Hall on Wednesday, as the Bruins won the match, 72-6. Up next, Brunswick (6-1) will wrestle four teams at Marvelwood on Saturday, January 11.
Brunswick fell to FAA foe St. Luke’s at home on Tuesday, 73-48. The conference setback drops the Bruins to 1-2 in FAA action and 2-7 overall. Brunswick returns to action with another FAA contest, hosting Rye CDS on Thursday, January 9.