Ball State's gymnastics team will compete at Iowa Friday at 7 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.
It marks the Cardinals second meet of the year, while Iowa will be opening its season. Ball State opened the season at Florida, which entered the meet ranked third in the nation.
Iowa made a fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Regionals last season.
Senior Brittney Emmons led the Cardinals at Florida with a second place finish in the all-around after posting a 38.400 mark. Freshman Denasiha Christian led Ball State on vault, tying for fifth with a 9.800. Christian scored a 9.725 on the floor to place fifth, while Angie Hosbach finished sixth with a 9.700.
The Cardinals will open the home portion of its schedule Jan. 18, vs. Central Michigan in Irving Gym at Ball State's Student Recreation and Wellness Center.