Friend and Lewis Golden at CC Championships

Friend and Lewis Golden at CC Championships

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Evan Friend picked up two golds and Logan Lewis claimed one to lead Franklin & Marshall at the Centennial Conference (CC) Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Ursinus. 

F&M finished fifth with 56 points while Johns Hopkins repeated as champions with 195 points. Haverford was second with 184 points, and Ursinus took third at 66 points. 

Friend placed first in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.02 and collected his second gold in the 200-meters when he crossed at 22.15, the 12th fastest time in the country this year. Michael Hoffman earned silver in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.42. 

Lewis reset a CC meet record and his school record with a throw of 52'-1.75" in the shot put. 

The 4x400 relay team of Friend, Hoffman, Jinxin Chen and Brad Krell took third in 3:28.10. Krell had two sixth-place finishes in the 200-meters and 400-meter with times of 23.09 and 51.70. 

F&M heads to a last chance meet next week with the NCAA Championships slated for Mar. 11-12 at Grinnell College.