Started in 1952 by faculty member James Brown, a U.S. National Team member and Manchester United player in the 1930's, the team has progressed from playing local schools to competing against the top NEPSAC Class "A" powers. In 2010 and 2016, the team earned bids to the New England Championship Tournament.
Several players have extended their careers collegiately, while other alumni have earned coveted positions on the U.S. National Team as well as becoming professional players in the MLS. Home games are played at the Edwards Campus on King Street. Primarily, the team plays on a grass field, but select games are hosted on the artificial surface on Cosby Field.
Soccer is a popular sport in the upper school, as Brunswick fields five teams at different levels from varsity to freshman. The middle school boasts four teams, two apiece at the 7th and 8th grade levels.
Brunswick picked up a 5-0 win over visiting EF International Academy on Cosby Field on Friday night. Five different Bruins scored in the Homecoming win, as Brunswick (5-3-2) has won five games in a row.
Brunswick broke a scoreless tie against Cheshire Academy with a second half goal and held on to win the road game on Wednesday, 1-0. The win bumps the Bruins overall record to 2-3-2 heading into a Saturday road game at Kent.
With only nine seconds left in a 1-1 game, Avon Old Farms finished off a corner kick with a header that found the back of the Brunswick net, as the Winged Beavers (4-1-1) picked up a home win over the Bruins (0-3-2).
Brunswick countered 1-0 and 2-1 deficits versus Deerfield with tying goals, as the two teams battled to an eventual 2-2 draw on Saturday on Caputo Field. The Bruins (0-2-2) head to Avon Old Farms on Wednesday, September 26.
Brunswick lost its opening contest of the season on Wednesday, dropping a 1-0 decision at Choate. The Bruins (0-1) return to action on Saturday, September 15, with a home match against Taft at 3:00 p.m.