Chrys Jones won two events and came in second in another Saturday to lead the Centre College men's track and field team to the team title at the Centre College Invitational.
Jones won the long and triple jumps and was second in the high jump. Clinton Cahall won the 5,000-meter run, Alex Calhoun won the javelin.
Led by Emily Niehaus’ wins in the hammer throw and shot put, the Centre women took second behind Eastern Kentucky. Niehaus was second in the discus, while Loran Crowell added a win for Centre in the javelin throw.
Centre men win — At Danville, Chris Morris fired a match-low 72 and Lyndon Jones was second with a 74 to lead the Colonels to the team title at the Centre College Invitational at Danville Country Club.
Kenyon Cook was third with a 76, Grant Hinton shot 77 and Patrick Davidson an 81 for Centre, which won with a score of 299. Spalding was second (319), followed by Thomas More (329) and Hanover (335).
Earlier this week, Morris was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character & Community Male Student Athlete-of-the-Week.
Rhodes 10, Centre 2 — At Memphis, Tenn., Chelsea Benham had a two-run home run in the second inning for Centre in a loss at Rhodes. Centre led 2-1 before Rhodes scored six runs in the fifth.
Rhodes 11, Centre 5 — Ashley Christian went 2-for-4 with three RBIs as the Colonels were swept by Rhodes. Rhodes used a seven-run third to break the game open.
Sewanee 21, Centre 7 — At Atlanta, Centre led 4-1 after one period, but Sewanee led 10-5 at the half and rolled from there.
Zack Connors had four goals, Connor Stubbs scored twice and Andrew Holmgren added another goal for the Colonels (1-7).
Centre 9, Rhodes 5 — At Memphis, Tenn., Cory Crowdis, John Clark, Cody Nelson and Charlie Holland each drove in two runs for Centre on Friday in a win over Rhodes. Centre trailed 5-3 before scoring five in the fifth.
Rhodes 12, Centre 11 — Holland drove in three runs and Aaron Ammann drove in two runs for Centre in a loss to Rhodes. Danny Freudiger was 3-for-5 with an RBI and Crowdis was 3-for-5.
Centre led 10-8 after five innings before Rhodes got two in the sixth and one in the eighth and ninth innings to win it.
At Atlanta, Ben Newstadt posted a 7-5, 6-7, 11-9 win at number one singles for the Colonels in a 6-2 loss to Sewanee. Xan Witherington won at number two singles 6-4, 6-4.
The Centre women lost 9-0 to Sewanee.