New also won the 100 dash.
The Centre women finished fifth among 14 teams with 30 points.
Eileen Schilling gave the women's team its only event win with a victory in the 5,000 run with a time of 18:12.26.
"We had a good day; we didn't have our best day," Owens said. "We have areas that we can improve in and will improve in, but we want to have our best day in three weeks (at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships)."
At Terre Haute, Ind., Centre opened Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a pair of losses to Rose-Hulman, falling 6-4 and 3-2.
Junior Marjorie Pilkinton had a big day at the plate for Centre (10-7) with three home runs and six RBIs, but the Colonels couldn't stop Rose-Hulman from producing key runs.
"She was our true leader today," Centre coach Wendie Austin-Robinson said. "She was just truly outstanding for us."
Pilkinton hit two home runs in her first two at-bats to account for Centre's run in the first game, but Rose-Hulman scored three times in the bottom of the sixth to erase Centre's 4-3 lead.
The second game went nine innings.
Centre lost 5-2 to Indiana-Southeast at New Albany, Ind., and 4-3 to Oglethorpe on Saturday at home.
Jason Roedig and Dan Schmidt won singles matches for Centre against IUS, and the only doubles win came from the No. 3 team of Chase Coyle and Dan Makela.
On Saturday, Centre swept all three doubles matches.
Centre lost 8-1 to Indiana-Southeast at New Albany, Ind., and 6-3 to Oglethorpe on Saturday at home.
Nicole Dukes and Jackie Deal teamed up in doubles to give Centre its only win against IUS, while the Colonels got singles wins against Oglethorpe from Abby Barbiche, Laura Walters and Candace Davis.