Ball State's gymnastics team is competing at Illinois Sunday in a three-way meet with Illlinois-Chicago at 2 p.m.
The Cardinals are 5-7 overall and 3-3 in Mid-American Conference action. Illinois is 2-5 overall and ranked 19th in the nation prior to a Friday night meet at Missouri. Illinois-Chicago is 2-2 in dual-meet competition this season.
Ball State's gymnastics team is coming off a 196.500 to 194.150 loss at home to Kentucky Sunday in Irving Gym of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. The final team score for the Cardinals marked the 24th best team total in school history, while UK set a school record with its final tally.
Against Kentucky, Brooklyn Schumacher turned in the team's top individual performance with a tie for second on the bars with a 9.850 mark.
Under the direction of head coach Nadalie Walsh, the Cardinals will travel to Southern Utah March 15 for its final regular season competition of the year. Ball State will compete in the MAC Championships March 23 in Kalamazoo, Mich.