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.
Harry Barringer, a senior tri-captain on the soccer team, was recently selected to play in the WNEPSSA All-Star game. The Brunswick standout played for Team Jones in the Class A-B game at Loomis Chaffee on November 11.
In recognition of their athletic prowess, six senior Brunswick student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday. In return for athletic-scholarship aid, the six Bruins are committing to play for their respective NCAA Division I school.
A late goal by visiting Westminster broke a scoreless tie against Brunswick, as the Martlets held on for the 1-0 win over the Bruins on Saturday. The one-goal setback wraps up the season for Brunswick (8-6-3).
Ryan Chinai’s goal 18 minutes into the game was all the scoring Brunswick needed, as the visiting Bruins topped Hotchkiss on Wednesday evening, 1-0. The shut-out victory was the sixth blanking by Brunswick (8-5-3) this season.
Brunswick broke a 2-2 tie against Millbrook with a pair of goals in the second half, as the Bruins held on for a 4-3 win over the 10th-ranked Mustangs on Wednesday on Caputo Field. Brunswick (7-4-3), ranked 12th in the WNEPSSA, is 7-1-1 in the last nine games.
Brunswick settled for a 1-1 draw against King on the road on Friday. The Bruins (6-4-3) held a 1-0 lead over the Vikings, but the hosts knocked in the game-tying goal on a free kick with 1:20 left in the game.
Unbeaten South Kent broke a scoreless tie in the 83rd minute with a goal against Brunswick, as the visitors held on for a 1-0 win on Caputo Field on Saturday. The setback to the 9-0-4 Cardinals ended a six-game winning streak for the Bruins (6-4-2).
Brunswick picked up a convincing 3-0 win over visiting Salisbury on Wednesday on Caputo Field. The victory was the sixth in a row for the Bruins, as the squad has also posted five-straight shut-out wins during the win streak.
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.