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 2019-20 campaign, the program owns a streak of 22-straight FAA titles, while winning 35 out of the last 36 league championships. Additionally, Brunswick teams won 15 Western New England crowns, including the last six in a row (2014-19), while 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.
Brunswick posted three individual champions en route to a second-place finish at the 2020 WNEISWA, held at Burke Field House on Saturday. The silver finish halts a run of six-straight titles for the Bruins, as Greens Farms finished in first place with 266.5 points, 27.5 points more than Brunswick.
Brunswick wrapped up the regular season with a convincing victory over Trinity-Pawling on Saturday, 46-24. The road win sets the Bruins season record at 16-2, as the team heads into tournament action, beginning with the WNEISWA Championship, held at Brunswick on Saturday, February 8.
Brunswick’s remarkable run of 22 consecutive FAA Championships ended on Saturday at Greens Farms, as the host school bested the Bruins in the final dual match of the day, 45-33. Prior to that match, the Bruins defeated Rye CDS (84-0), Hopkins (61-13) and Hamden Hall (78-6).
Brunswick picked up two wins on Wednesday at Salisbury, as the Bruins topped the hosts (72-12) and collected the maximum number of team points in a win over N.Y. Military Academy (84-0). The 12-1 Bruins head to Greens Farms for the FAA Championship on Saturday, January 25.
Brunswick collected 356 team points to win the 45th Brunswick Invitational Tournament (BIT) on Saturday. The Bruins, winners of last year’s BIT, won their own tournament for the 20th time dating back to 1976.
Brunswick posted four pins and eight forfeit victories against FAA foe Hamden Hall on Wednesday, as the Bruins won the match, 72-6. Up next, Brunswick (6-1) will wrestle four teams at Marvelwood on Saturday, January 11.
Brunswick won its third-straight Battle of the Bay crown, as the Bruins sent nine wrestlers to the podium in the 28-team tournament, hosted by Tabor Academy on Saturday. Additionally, Luca Errico earned Most Outstanding Wrestler accolades from the coaches at the tournament.
Holding a 33-30 lead heading in the final match of the day against Iona Prep, Brunswick’s 106-pounder, Enzo Vera, clinched the win for the Bruins with a pin-fall victory on Wednesday in Dann Gym, as Brunswick defeated Iona Prep, 39-30.