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Brunswick announces spring sports awards

June 22, 2016

The spring season was one of great success for Brunswick School’s sports teams and a banquet was recently held at the school honoring the winning squads.

The Bruins’ baseball team rolled to a record of 20-2 en route to winning the FAA Tournament championship and the league’s regular season title. Seniors Michael Marzonie, Wilson Salomon, Connor Redahan, Trevor Johnson and Teddy Sabato each earned All-FAA Team honors.

Junior Ryan Hanrahan earned FAA Honorable Mention accolades. As for the team awards, Johnson was presented with the Dutch King Award, Marzonie received the Cy Young Award and Hanrahan earned the Coaches Award.

The squad was guided by head coach Johnny Montanez and assistant coaches Tim Daly, Joe Early, Mike Hannigan and Tom Murray.

Brunswick’s lacrosse team went 15-3 and finished second in the ultra-competitive Western New England Division I League. Five Bruins earned All-League honors, including senior Reilly Walsh, who was named an Under Armour All-American. Juniors Alex Buckanavage, Sean Morris and John Fox and senior Jack Stephenson were also selected as members of the All-League Team.

Fox was named the Bruins’ MVP, while senior Ryan Stafford was presented with the non-starter MVP Award. Senior David Pasini was chosen as the squad’s Most Improved Player and Walsh was given the Most Valuable Offense Player Award.

Stephenson was the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Player. The Bruins finished the season ranked 20th in the final USA Today Super 25 Poll. David Bruce (head coach) and Robertson Follansbee, Brendan Gilsenan and Paul Scheufele (assistant coaches)led the team.

The tennis season saw the Bruins fashion an impressive record of 9-2 — a mark that gave them the FAA regular season championship. Junior Tyler Carney and Ryan Glanville won the FAA doubles title. Carney, seniors Connor Wakeman and Johnny Rose and sophomore Will Turchetta each earned All-FAA Team honors. Freshman Ben Powis was an All-FAA Honorable Mention selection.

Powis was presented with the team’s Sportsmanship Award, while Rose earned the Hartch Family Award as the senior displaying great work ethic and character. Ryan Abraham served as head coach and Brian Sheppard was his assistant.

The golf team produced an impressive 27-4-3 record and placed third in the 12-team Western New England Prep School Tournament. John Hughes was presented with the Coaches Award and Eric Ganshaw was honored with the Doc Bevacqua Award as the best senior golfer.

Anthony Fischetti (head coach), Jim Stephens and Sunil Gupta (assistants) guided the Bruins to another winning season.

Brunswick head crew coach Joe Falco and his assistants John Martin and Kathleen Myer handed out three awards to two standout seniors. Will Powers earned the Coach’s Cup Award, while Andreas Kern was presented with the Most Improved Oarsman Award and Physical Challenge Award.

Three members of the Bruins’ sailing team were recognized for their achievements. Junior Jack Parkin received his second Team MVP award, while junior Bay Hodge earned the Top Crew Award. Will George collected the Most Versatile Sailor Award for excelleing as a freshman as both a skipper and a crew member. The team was coached by Andrew Scrivan and Oliver Bierman-Lytle.

Track and field coaches Robert Taylor and Dwight Jackson presented junior Brandon Allen with the team’s MVP Award. Allen set a school record in the 100-meter dash and placed third in the long jump in the New England Division II Championships.

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