Brunswick squash owns a distinguished history since it officially became a varsity sport in 1973. Current coach Jim Stephens took over the program in 1984 and led the team to remarkable results. The Varsity "A" team has won two national championships (2015, 2016) and won 14 New England Championships. The program has participated in the national finals on eight different occasions since its inception in 2004.
The squash program supports a middle school team, a JV team, Varsity "B" team, along with the Varsity "A" squad. Home matches are played at the Stephens Squash Center, which houses the Boynton Stadium Court.
In the championship-winning match, Brunswick’s Max Finkelstein upended the number-one seed from Nobles in an epic five-setter, clinching the 15th New England crown for the Bruins. Brunswick out-pointed runner-up Avon Old Farms, 108-105, winning its sixth-straight New England title on the McLane Squash Courts at St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire on Sunday.
Moving day hit the 2017 NEISA Championships at St. Paul’s School (N.H.) on Saturday, as quarterfinal and semifinal rounds were completed. Four of seven Bruins reached the final round, as Brunswick is in position for another excellent finish at the tournament it has won 14 times.
Brunswick swept all seven of its first-round matches at the Class ‘A’ NEISA Championship, held at St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire. The Bruins, 14-time winners of the event, including the last five championships in a row, are tied with three other schools with 128 total points with two more days of competition remaining.
Second-seeded Brunswick lost 5-2 to top-seed Haverford in the finals of the 2017 HEAD U.S. High School Team Championships on Sunday at Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn. The loss halts a 41-match win streak for coach Jim Stephens and the Bruins, as Brunswick earned its first two national titles in 2015 and 2016 during the remarkable run.
Second-seeded Brunswick (12-0) topped familiar foe Avon Old Farms by a 5-2 score in the semifinal round of the HEAD U.S. High School Team Championships on Saturday night at Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn. With the win, the Bruins advance to play top-seeded Haverford at noon on Sunday for the national title along with the Justi Cup for the top program in the country.