Monmouth freshman Keven Kevelier, a Collingswood graduate, hit an indoor triple jump PR in his first indoor college meet ever with a 46-10 1/4 in a recent season-opening meet at Ocean Breeze.
Kevelier hit 46-10 1/4 on his second jump – one of only two legal jumps he had at the Seahawk Shootout at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island.
That’s the top mark in the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference early this indoor season. He’s the only jumper in the conference to surpass 45 feet so far.
It’s also No. 9 on the all-time Monmouth indoor triple jump list.
Kevelier’s previous indoor PR was 45-10 from 2020 Easterns, where he was second to Highland’s Floyd Whitaker, who jumped 46-10 3/4 that day at the Armory.
His overall triple jump PR is 47-5 1/4 from the 2019 Meet of Champions at Northern Burlington, where he placed fifth. Kevelier’s college PR is 47-3 from a dual meet at Rider this past April. He went on to place sixth at the Metro Atlantic Championships at Rider.
At the Seahawk Shootout, Kevelier also cleared a lifetime-best 6-4 3/4 in the high jump. His previous PR was 6-4, which he did a number of times while at Collingswood. He had a previous college HJ best of 6-1 1/4 in a meet last March at West Point.
Kevelier is tied for the top spot in the Metro Atlantic Conference in the high jump with teammates Blake Wehr, Rickie Casazza and Derek Vander Woude as well as with Marques Merriweather of Rider.