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 senior Kyle Raker was recently named to the 2019 All-NEPSAC Class A Team. Raker led the Bruins with 11 goals, as Brunswick finished with a 9-7-1 record. The Greenwich resident also earned recognition earlier this year as both a WNEPSSA and NWPSSA All-Star.
Three Brunswick soccer players were recently named regional all-stars. Senior Kyle Raker earned a place on both the WNEPSSA and NEPSSA teams, while classmate Henry Foster was selected for the WNEPSSA team and junior Ryan Chinai was picked for the NEPSSA team. The trio led the Bruins to a 9-7-1 record.
Brunswick’s Kyle Raker netted a pair of goals in a 5-2 road win over Millbrook on Wednesday, as the Bruins improve to 9-5-1 on the season. It was the fourth time this year that Raker, the team-leader in goals with 11, netted multiple markers in a game.
Brunswick’s five game winning streak came to an end on a rain-soaked field at Salisbury, as the Knights held on for a 2-1 win on Wednesday. The Bruins (6-4-1) return to action with a road game against unbeaten South Kent (11-0) on Saturday, October 19.