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 2017-18 campaign, the program owns a streak of 20-straight FAA titles, while winning 33 out of the last 34 league championships. Additionally, Brunswick teams won 13 Western New England crowns, picking up countless individual honors and awards in the process.
Brunswick consistently ranks as one of the premier teams in New England, sending a number of wrestlers to the National Prep Tournament in Pennsylvania each February.
Chris Perry’s seventh-place finish, and All-American honors, highlighted the 2018 National Prep Wrestling Championships for the eight-member Brunswick contingent. As a team, Brunswick finished 27th overall out of 130 teams and earned the Official’s Sportsmanship Award at the two-day tournament, hosted by Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.
Brunswick finished second overall at the 44-team NEISWA Championships hosted by Tabor Academy. The Bruins wrapped up the two-day tourney with 170 team points, just 17 points behind the overall winner, Belmont Hill. Adding to the highest team finish in Brunswick history, the Bruins crowned two individual champions, as Chris Perry (113 lbs.) and Lachlan Rosato (220 lbs.) reached the top of the podium on Saturday.
Brunswick collected 282 team points en route to a first-place finish at the 61st WNEISWA Championships at Taft on Saturday. The tourney win is the fifth straight and 14th overall for the Bruins. Every Brunswick wrestler placed in the top six, as Tim Saunders earned the Most Pins-Least Time Award.
Brunswick finished the dual-meet portion of the schedule of the season undefeated, as the Bruins topped Chase Collegiate by a 54-21 score on Saturday. Looking ahead, the Bruins (15-0) have three straight tournaments to close out the season, starting with the WNEISWA Championships at Taft on Saturday, February 10.
Brunswick strung together eight pins against town rival Greenwich H.S. en route to a commanding 62-9 win on Thursday inside Burke Field House. The win caps the home contests for the 14-0 Bruins, as Brunswick wraps-up the regular season at Chase Collegiate on Saturday, February 3.
Brunswick picked up another commanding win, beating Canterbury 76-6 on Wednesday in the Ostrye Wrestling Room. The win bumps the Bruins to 13-0 on the season, as Brunswick returns to the mat on Thursday, February 1, hosting crosstown foe Greenwich High School at 4:30 p.m.
Brunswick picked up its 21st consecutive FAA team title in wrestling on Saturday at Rye CDS, rolling past four other schools in dominating fashion. The 12-0 Bruins won a minimum of 11 of 14 weight classes in all four contests, as tri-captain Lachlan Rosato picked up his 100th career win in the process.
Brunswick collected six pins en route to a 53-16 win over Iona Prep at the Ostrye Wrestling Room on Thursday. The decisive victory boosts the Bruins’ record to 8-0, as the team heads to the FAA Championships at Rye CDS on Saturday, January 27.
Brunswick finished second to Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) at its own Brunswick invitational Tournament held at Burke Field House on Saturday. In the 43rd installment of the event, Bruins finished with 207.5 points, just 6.5 points behind NMH, as Greens Farms was a distant third (125.5) in the 12-team tournament. The second-place finish by Brunswick snapped a string of seven straight first-place wins by the Bruins.
Brunswick racked up 20 pins during a three-team sweep on the mats at Hotchkiss on Saturday, besting the hosts (54-20), Taft (70-6), and Marvelwood (83-0) and moving to 7-0 on the season. Up next for the Bruins is their annual Brunswick Invitational Tournament on Saturday, January 20.