Duviver Sets Season-Best in High Jump on 1st Day at NEICAAA Meet

Ben Wallace scored sixth in the pole vault

HANOVER, N.H. – Senior Stefan Duvivier of the Tufts men's outdoor track & field team had his season-best in the high jump as the Jumbos competed at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championships hosted by Dartmouth College on Friday.

Duvivier cleared 6'10 ¼" (2.09m) to rank ninth nationally as of 9:30 p.m. Friday night. As he has many times, he went against Worcester State's Justin Lewis who won today with 6'11 ½" (2.12m) clearance. At a meet that has Division I, II and III teams competing together, Duviver placed second. He was three-quarters of an inch off his outdoor school record of 6'11".

Tufts scored 14 team points overall on the first day to tie for eighth place with a full day of action coming up tomorrow.

Junior Henry Hintermeister was sixth in the javelin throw, recording a 191'9" (58.44m) to score three points. Junior Ben Wallace also scored three points by taking sixth in the pole vault (14'11" – 4.55m).

In the 100 meters, junior Anthony Kardonsky earned the eighth and final qualifying spot with a time of 10.93 seconds in the preliminaries. The final is at 2:15 p.m. tomorrow when he will be one of three DIII runners in the race. He also ran 22.18 in the 200 for 15th place today.

Day two of the meet tomorrow begins at 10 a.m.