Brunswick won its first meet of the season on Wednesday night against FAA rival and Division III NEPSAC Champions Hamden Hall. The Bruins won 11 of 12 events, and in 10 of those events, they placed first and second or swept first through third.
Brunswick opened its wrestling season with a dual meet win at Avon Old Farms. Despite missing several starters from the varsity lineup, the Bruins showed their team depth and came away with a resounding 63-14 victory over the Winged Beavers.
Brunswick earned its first victory against Kent since 2019 – the two teams almost always play competitive, one-goal games – as the Bruins gutted out a 5-4 win on Wednesday evening in northwestern Connecticut.
Brunswick flipped the script from Thursday's outing at Loomis and jumped out to a big lead over New Hampton on Saturday afternoon at the Exeter Invitational, ultimately skating away with its first victory of the season by a score of 8-3.
Brunswick and Loomis have played competitive, entertaining season openers for years – and Thursday night was no different, as the Pelicans outlasted the Bruins in what they call a barn-burner in the hockey world and skated away with a 7-4 victory in Windsor.
Eight Brunswick seniors — Ryan Ohl in water polo; Payton Anderson, Hudson Hausmann, Luke Hublitz, and Casey Quinson in lacrosse; Calder Glassman and Michael Yeager in baseball; and Will Harned in golf — signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday, November 8.
Friday’s match-up at Frederick Gunn was certainly not lacking in excitement — a muddy and sloppy pitch, two PKs, three lead changes in the last 30 minutes, and two goals in the last five minutes all culminated in a 3-3 draw between the hosts and Brunswick.
Brunswick claimed the FAA Cross Country Championship in dominating fashion, placing four runners in the top eight, led by undefeated sophomore Nathan Lee's victory in course record time on Tuesday at Waveny Park in New Canaan.
At the Hoffman Challenge at The Gold Cup regatta, Reed Eddy '25 won the Time Trial and took second place in the Final by less than 3/10ths of a second. The next day, Brunswick also raced a variety of sculling and sweep boats at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta including a bronze medal performance in the Novice 4+.
Brunswick played its first of two matches this weekend on Friday evening, earning a 4-2 win over Hopkins under the lights of Cosby Field. In celebration of the team's seniors, the program took a moment before the match to recognize them -- Tyler Quake, Kieran Raker, Ben Matitia, Phil Stabinsky, Luke James, Rowan Glanville, and Johnny Saunders.
Brunswick took second place in the Men’s Youth Fours category at the 58th annual Head of the Charles Regatta, marking the third year in a row that Brunswick has medaled at the event and also the third year in a row as the top-placing school in its category.
Brunswick scored on its first three offensive possessions — adding one more touchdown and a field goal later in the game — to defeat Suffield Academy, 31-18, at Cosby Field on a rainy Homecoming Saturday at Edwards Campus.
Fighting against torrential downpour throughout most of the match, Brunswick picked up its fourth win of the season on Saturday on Carroll Field (and first victory against a NEPSAC Class A school for the fall) by way of an 8-0 result against Kent.
While Saturday's Head of the Housatonic Regatta was canceled, Brunswick was able to bring one single sculler to Worcester on Sunday for the 14th Annual New England Jr / High School / Masters Fall Championships. Mark Kakoma '24 represented Brunswick well in taking a silver medal in the Mens Jr/HS 1x (single scull).
Brunswick led Deerfield late in the fourth quarter, but the visiting Big Green scored on a one-yard touchdown rush in the closing seconds to take a 20-17 lead and stun the Bruins on Saturday night in front of a packed house on Cosby Field.
Brunswick's football team, believing it was far better than it had shown in its first game of this season against Cheshire, put everything together on Cosby Field for the home opener in a 49-21 win over Salisbury School on Friday night.
Saturday's 50th Annual Canterbury Invitational was won by Brunswick sophomore Nathan Lee in a course record time of 16:04, pulling away in the final mile from the defending champion and record holder from Blair Academy.
Brunswick's varsity water polo team is opening its season at the Next Generation Water Polo Cup in Sabadell, Spain, at an event hosted by the Barcelona International Water Polo Academy from September 8-10.
Brunswick came home with bronze medals from the 2023 USRowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida. The Bruins’ crew of Henry Andren ’24 (stroke), Jimmy Cabot ’23 (three), Ruffin Bryant ’23 (two), Campbell Officer ’23 (bow), and Lucas Tan ’24 (coxswain) closed out another banner year in rowing for the school, which saw them win several big regattas in addition to earning silver medals at the famed Head of the Charles Regatta in the fall season.
After an emotional dedication to the late Brunswick baseball coach Tim Daly, the Bruins defeated Greenwich Country Day School in the semifinals of the FAA tournament, 8-0, in front of a big crowd on Edwards Campus.
In the final regular-season game of the year, the Bruins (12-3) faced off against their league rivals, the Salisbury Knights (11-3), and came away with a 18-15 win under the lights on Cosby Field on Friday night.
Brunswick earned two wins and two second-place finishes in the four events at the Kent Invitational (formerly the Connecticut Championships). The sunny day on beautiful Lake Waramaug featured variable cross headwinds over the 1500m course.
The golf team put a bow on its 36-1 season by breaking the Western New England Prep Golf Invitational tournament record with a five-score aggregate of 367 for an individual 73.4 average at the par 72 Bull's Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, besting its nearest competitor in the 16-team event by 13 strokes.
With each of its six players earning all-league honors compiling a 73.6 stroke average in a statement-making FAA Championship Tournament performance, the golf team was 19 strokes better than its nearest competitor in claiming the 2023 FAA crown at New Haven Country Club Monday.
The Brunswick sailing team was tested by the best team race sailing schools in New England this weekend at MIT, emerging as the champion and winning the President’s Trophy for the first time in program history.
The track team had an excellent day at the FAA Championships at Hopkins on Saturday, scoring a total of 177 points, while the second and third place teams, Rye Country Day and Masters, scored 88 and 82, respectively.
The golf team concluded a 13-1 regular season Tuesday by not losing an individual match and taking the low five-score aggregate by a 194-211 margin on its Senior Day over cross-town hosts Greenwich Country Day School at the Milbrook Club.
The golf team successfully plotted its way around challenging Apawamis Club and took five of six individual matches while winning the five-score aggregate by 18 strokes over host Rye Country Day in improving its record to 12-1 Monday.
Brunswick's Varsity Eight earned their third victory in an eight-day stretch with an open-water win over Fairfield Prep in Black Rock, Connecticut. Brunswick covered the 1400m course in 4:05.22 with Fairfield Prep finishing in 4:21.30.
Brunswick hosted No.6-ranked Hill Academy from Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday on Cosby Field, with the Bruins ultimately earning their second straight win after an explosive second quarter led the way to an 18-11 victory.
The golf team shot its lowest score of the season — a five-score aggregate of 180, with an average of 36 — to win its fourth road match in a week and run its record to 10-1 (2-0 FAA) with a comeback victory over league rival Hamden Hall on Monday at New Haven Country Club.
Capitalizing on its depth and some uniformly steady, disciplined play throughout its lineup, the golf team edged second-place Salisbury by two strokes in winning a five-team tournament at the Hotchkiss School Golf Course on Saturday.
Brunswick defeated a strong Kennedy Catholic (Somers, N.Y.) team by a score of 1-0 on Tuesday at Edwards Campus. Prior to the start of the game, players, coaches, and members of the Brunswick community gathered to dedicate a new bullpen in remembrance of Timothy Daly — colleague, friend, and devoted baseball coach — who died in December.
Brunswick’s best season in program history — punctuated by a trip to the Elite 8 semifinals — came to an end on Saturday afternoon in Ashburnham, Mass., as No. 1 Cushing topped the No. 5 Bruins by a score of 2-1 at Iorio Arena.
Brunswick rallied from a 2-0 deficit with two goals in the third period — the game-tying tally with 2:11 to go — and won it on the first shift of overtime to stun Nobles, 3-2, in the quarterfinal round of the Elite 8 in Dedham, Mass., on Wednesday evening.
Brunswick has secured the No. 5 seed in the Elite 8 Tournament — the program's highest-ever regular-season ranking — and will travel to No. 4 Noble & Greenough School in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday. Game time is 4:30 p.m. in Dedham, Mass.
Seven Brunswick wrestlers were awarded All-New England status by earning spots on the podium at the 2023 New England Preparatory School Wrestling Association (NEPSWA) Championships hosted by Phillips Academy (Andover) on Saturday.
The Bruins pulled out a hard fought win against FAA foe St. Luke’s by a score of 48-42 on Senior Day at Dann Gym on Monday afternoon. Brunswick honored Nick Burns, Luke Michalik, Malik Samms, Sam Sealy, Jon Sigurdsson, and Wyatt Triestman prior to the contest.
Brunswick earned a pair of victories at the MacPherson Hockey Tournament at St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario, this past weekend -- defeating Edge School (Calgary, Alberta) and Culver Military Academy (Culver, Ind.) after dropping games against Victory Honda AAA U18 (Plymouth, Mich.) and the host school.
Brunswick earned the team victory on Thursday night in the first Connecticut Interscholastic Ski Association (CISL) race of the winter at Mount Southington, topping defending regular season champion Wilton High School and 11 other competitors.
Brunswick traveled to Salisbury — winners of the last two NEPSAC Elite 8 titles and seven in total since 2006 — and knocked off the Crimson Knights, 5-2, with a determined and spirited effort in northwestern Connecticut this evening.