Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene
Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene
Year: 2020
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Loomis Chaffee (Conn.)
Events: Hurdles/Jumps

2016-17:

Indoor Highlights: Placed second in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.94 seconds and second in the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches against MIT and Colby in his first collegiate track meet.... Placed second in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.85 seconds and placed second in the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches at the Bates Invitational.... Moved onto Bates' all-time performance list in the high jump, into ninth place, with a top effort of 6-4.75 at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University.... Won the high jump, as the only competitor to clear the bar at 6-4 and placed fifth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.77) to help Bates win the Maine State Men's Indoor Championship.... Ran the 60-meter hurdles in 8.85 seconds, moving into a tie for sixth place on Bates' all-time performance list in the event and matched his season-best high jump, clearing the bar at 6-4.75 at Boston University's David Hemery Valentine Invitational.... Placed second in the high jump at the New England Division III Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships, clearing the bar at a season-best 6-6 and moving from ninth place on Bates' all-time performance list in the event into a tie for seventh place.... Finished in a five-way tie for eighth place in the high jump after clearing the bar at 6-4.25 at Open New Englands.

Outdoor Highlights: In the first meet of the outdoor season against Maine and New Hampshire, Kimpolo won four events.... He won the high jump and landed in fifth place on Bates' all-time performance list in the event by clearing the bar at 6-4.75.... Kimpolo also won the long jump with a top distance of 20 feet, 5.25 inches reached on his final attempt, three inches beyond Maine's Troy Davis.... In the 110-meter high hurdles, Kimpolo-Pene crossed the finish line in 16.20 seconds, 0.05 ahead of runner-up Elijah Yeboah of Maine.... Kimpolo-Pene also helped Bates win first place in the 4x100 relay.... Came in third in the 110-meter hurdles (15.34), third in the high jump (6-2) and helped Bates come in second in the 4x100 relay (43.42) in a meet with MIT, Tufts and RPI.... Took second place in the high jump (6-4.75) and fifth in the long jump (21-1.5) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.... Won the high jump (6-4), placed fifth in the long jump (21-4), sixth in the 110-meter hurdles (16.13) and helped Bates place second in the 4x100 relay at the Maine State Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships.... Tied for fifth place in the high jump (6-2), placed eighth in the 110-meter hurdles in a season-best (non-wind-aided) time of 15.56 seconds and helped Bates place third in the 4x100 relay at the NESCAC Championships.... Helped Bates place sixth in the 4x100 relay in 42.63 seconds at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships.... At the MIT Final Qualifying Meet, Kimpolo high-jumped a career-best 6 feet, 7.5 inches.... The effort moved Kimpolo-Pene from fifth place on Bates' all-time performance list into a tie for second place with Peter Kipp's mark from 1978. Only Matt Schecter '89 is ahead of Kimpolo, with his Bates-record height of 6-10.