MUNCIE, Ind. - The Ball State gymnastics team dropped a 194.075 to 193.600 decision to Mid-American Conference foe Eastern Michigan Friday evening. Denasiha Christian, Angie Hosbach and Jessica Leko all won individual events for the Cardinals.
The Cardinals bested the Eagles on the beam (48.80-48.25) and finished with a 48.30 on the vault, 47.875 on the bars and a 48.625 on the floor exercise.
Christian finished first in the vault with a 9.80, while Samantha Santos finished with a season-best score of 9.55
Leko tied her season-best in the beam with a 9.85 for first place. Hosbach finished third in the event with a season-best with a 9.75.
On the floor exercise, Erin Patchey tied her career-best with a 9.80 to finish in a tie for third place. Sarah Ebeyer turned in a career-best 9.75, while Schumacher earned a season-best also with a score of 9.75.
The Cardinals are next headed to the MAC Championships, Mar. 22 at the Bowen Fieldhouse on the campus of Eastern Michigan.