Led by legendary coach Tim Ostrye, all Upper School wrestlers train together throughout the winter in the Ostrye Wrestling Gymnasium, where countless plaques and banners adorn the walls as a testament to the hard work and success of past Bruin teams.
Heading into the 2016-17 campaign, Brunswick wrestlers have won 19-straight FAA titles, and 32 out of its last 33 league championships. Additionally, the Bruins won 12 Western New England Championships, while capturing countless individual honors.
Competing against 45 other New England prep teams at the Hyde School in Maine, Brunswick earned a fourth-place finish at the 70th NEISWA Chanpionships. Wrapping up the two-day tourney, nine of 13 Bruins earned podium finishes, giving Brunswick 131 team points, 9.5 points ahead of fourth-place Trinity-Pawling. Five Bruins also qualified to wrestle at the Prep Nationals, held at Lehigh University on February 25-26.
After the opening day of the 2017 NEISWA Championships at the Hyde School in Bath, Maine, Brunswick sits in fifth place out of 45 teams. The Bruins sent 13 wrestlers, the largest group of qualifiers in the tournament. All 13 wrestlers return to action on Saturday for day two.
Brunswick won the 60th WNEISWA Championship at Salisbury on Saturday in record-setting fashion. The Bruins won their fourth-straight title, and 13th overall, with a whopping 293.5 team points, 72 more points than runner-up Trinity-Pawling.
Brunswick’s wrestling team topped crosstown foe Greenwich High School on Monday, 45-19. The Bruins won 10 of 14 matches on the day, coming back from an early 12-0 deficit. With the win, Brunswick (16-1) wraps up the regular season and will now prepare for the WNEISWA championships on Saturday, February 11, at Salisbury.
Brunswick topped Chase Collegiate 78-6, collecting six pins and seven forfeit wins against the visitors to the Ostrye Wrestling Room on Saturday. The Bruins (15-1) travel to Greenwich High on Monday, February 6, for their final dual match of the season before the prep school tournaments begin later this month.