Brunswick's football squad picked up its first victory of the 2022 season — and the first for new Head Coach Wayne McGillicuddy — on Saturday afternoon, cruising past Suffield Academy, 28-7, in New England Prep Football Conference action from Holmes Field on the campus of Suffield Academy.
Brunswick cross country received strong performances throughout the lineup, earning fourth place in the large schools division at the Canterbury Invitational, falling to Loomis, Hopkins, and Deerfield while defeating Hotchkiss, Blair, Hill, Berkshire, Kent, and Westminster.
With only two weeks of pre-season training under their belt, the Bruins traveled to the West Coast to compete in the Santa Barbara Invitational — coming home to Connecticut with a highly respectable fourth-place finish in the field of perennial water polo programs.
Brunswick rode the strength of junior Ryan Ohl and his five goals to a 6-5 win against perennial water polo power and highly ranked JSerra Catholic High School (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) on Thursday in Southern California.
With nine returning players and 14 new additions to the squad, the Brunswick varsity soccer team will kick off its season on Wednesday, September 14, when the Bruins host Choate in their first contest on Carroll Field.
After a physical first three quarters that saw the Bruins down 2-1, 8-4, and 11-9 at each break, Harvard-Westlake (Los Angeles, Calif.) pulled ahead with a three-goal run at the beginning of the fourth to defeat Brunswick by a score of 15-11 on Wednesday in Southern California.
The Brunswick Varsity Eight came home with gold medals from the 76th annual New England Interscholastic Rowing Association (NEIRA) Championship Regatta. The victory, a first-ever New England title in rowing for the School, capped off an undefeated season for the varsity boat.
In a rescheduled, shortened nine-hole FAA Championship tournament Monday, the varsity golf team continued its season-long sub-200 streak in placing second overall in the eight-team field to Hamden Hall by six strokes, 198-192, at Maple Moor Golf Club in White Plains, N.Y., concluding its spring '22 campaign with a 26-2 record.
Four of the top-ranked lacrosse programs in the nation competed in the newly-created Prep Nationals lacrosse tournament at Brunswick on May 20 and 22 — with the hosts taking the title with a 12-6 victory against Lawrenceville on Sunday.
Led by overall tournament medalist sophomore Will Harned's stellar one-under-par 71, the Bruins were out-dueled by four strokes by Avon Old Farms for the championship of the fifth annual Western New England Prep Golf Invitational Wednesday in a remarkable display of superior high school golf at the picturesque Bull's Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, Conn., on Wednesday.
Junior midfielder Tomas Delgado registered two goals and two assists, while sophomore midfielder Hudson Hausmann and junior attackman Jackson Wolfram each tallied twice to help propel Brunswick past Darien, 12-10, on Senior Night on Cosby Field on Thursday.
In a rare split-squad cross-town pair of matches, the varsity golf team went deep into its roster to defeat two FAA rivals, sweeping Greenwich Country Day School at Burning Tree Country Club and edging Hamden Hall at the Stanwich Club.
Senior co-captain Owen Hayes birdied the par-five 18th hole at New Haven Country Club to secure a share of medalist honors and help lead the Bruins to a convincing team victory against highly touted Hamden Hall on Monday afternoon.
The Brunswick lacrosse team, which is ranked No. 2 in the nation, followed up a Wednesday victory against Taft with wins against Hill Academy (Canada) and Hotchkiss over the weekend to remain unbeaten (9-0) on the season.
Brunswick came out firing in the first half against the hosts from Lawrenceville, jumping out to a big lead at halftime and ultimately defeating the Big Red by a score of 15-11 on Wednesday in New Jersey.
The varsity golf team managed to grind its way to a third consecutive victory to open the season in a hard-fought, highly competitive match at Sterling Farms Golf Course to edge host King by eight strokes on Wednesday.
Paced by Sam O'Hara's stellar three-under-par 33, the varsity golf team ran its record to 2-0 by sweeping six individual matches at Apawamis Club to defeat host Rye Country Day in its FAA season-opener.
Brunswick and Kent put on a great show of hockey for the full house at Hartong Rink on Sunday afternoon, with the Lions ultimately coming out on top by a score of 4-2 to capture the NEPSIHA Large School Tournament championship.
Sean Gibbons was the last-minute hero once again for the Bruins, as the sophomore batted in a PPG from just above the crease with 18 seconds to go to spring Brunswick to a 4-3 win against Berkshire on Wednesday afternoon at Hartong in Round One of the Large School Tournament.
The team's trio of seniors -- co-captain Hank Cleaves and alternate captains John Burdett and Max Sauve -- all got into the action during 'Wick's 7-3 victory against T-P tonight at Hartong Rink after a nice ceremony to honor a combined nine years of varsity experience.
Brunswick wrestlers grappled with tough competitors from schools throughout New England to place 9 of 11 competitors on the podium as top 8 in the region and come away with a fourth-place finish in the tournament on Saturday.
Brunswick gutted out a 4-3 win on the road at Gunn this evening, killing off four third-period penalties — including an extended five on three — before junior defenseman Niko Cadoret scored the game winner with five minutes to play in what was a great, playoff-like hockey game here in Washington, Conn.
Brunswick never trailed against Greenwich Country Day School on Wednesday afternoon in Dann Gym, earning a 62-41 victory. With the win, the Bruins secure the number one seed in next week’s FAA tournament, giving them a first-round bye and home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
Brunswick went 4 and 1 at the FAA Duals, beating Greenwich Country Day School, Hamden Hall, Hopkins, and Rye Country Day School but losing to eventual champion Greens Farms Academy on Saturday. Four Brunswick wrestlers earned All-League honors: Quinn McGraw (106 lbs.), Enzo Vera (132 lbs.), captain Kyle Karas (138 lbs.), and captain Cliff Belknap (285 lbs.).
Brunswick celebrated two student-athletes — Kha’lil Eason (University of New Haven) and Jalen Johnson (Pace University) — who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to continue to pursue their football athletic careers as collegiate student-athletes.
After an opening period in which Salisbury put Brunswick on its heels and played a deep forchecking game, the Bruins settled in, made their presence known, and carried the action for certain stretches from then on -- ultimately coming up short, though, by a score of 4-1 at Hartong Rink on Monday evening.
South Kent School -- a program that has gone the soccer academy route and is no longer affiliated with NEPSIHA -- hung around and ultimately earned a 5-4 OT win against the hosts from Brunswick on Wednesday afternoon at Hartong Rink.
Despite having only one champion, Brunswick finished first in the tournament with 309.5 points, besting FAA rival Greens Farms Academy by four points (305.5) and New England rival Northfield Mt. Hermon by four and a half points (305) at the Brunswick Invitational on Saturday.
Brunswick donned the camo jerseys and took the ice in front of a capacity crowd of students, faculty, and friends of the program, defeating the Delbarton Green Wave by a score of 4-1 tonight at Hartong Rink.
After a four-hour bus ride to The Hill School, Brunswick stayed the course and got better as the game went along, ultimately defeating the hosts, 5-2, on Friday night in front of a nice crowd of students in Pottstown, Pa.
After an emotional moment of silence to honor Teddy Balkind, Brunswick and Millbrook dropped the puck and played a good old-fashioned game of hockey this afternoon at Hartong Rink — with the Bruins emerging victorious by a score of 5-3.