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 wrapped up the 2017 season with a 1-0 road win over Westminster on Saturday. The Bruins fifth shut-out victory evens their overall record at 8-8-1 in head coach Danny Simpson’s inaugural season.
Nick Boardman and Harry Barringer earned all-star roster spots for the 28th Annual WNEPSSA soccer game, hosted by Loomis Chaffee on Sunday, November 12. The Brunswick tandem will play on a combined roster of Class A and Class B players from prep schools from around the region.
Hotchkiss scored the lone goal in the 63rd minute of play, topping Brunswick on Caputo Field on Wednesday, 1-0. The loss pushes the Bruins's record to 7-8-1, as the squad has one final game at Westminster on Saturday, November 11.
Brunswick’s four-game winning streak came to an end at Salisbury on Wednesday, as the Crimson Knights rallied for a 4-3 win over the Bruins. Brunswick (4-5-1) held a 3-2 lead late in the contest, but a pair of goals sealed the comeback for the Crimson Knights.
Brunswick broke an early 1-1 tie against Trinity-Pawling with a trio of first half goals, rolling to a 5-1 road victory on Wednesday. Nick Boardman led the Bruins (4-4-1), winners of four straight contests, with three goals.