Ball State falls to No. 3 Florida in opener
Emmons returns to competition after last season's injury
The team was defeated by a score of 196.575 to 190.550.
Senior Brittney Emmons competed in the all-around and placed second with a total score of 38.400. This was her first competition since suffering a season-ending Achilles injury in 2012. Placing first was Ashanee Dickerson of Florida with a total of 38.900.
On the floor, Junior Angie Hosbach posted a team-high 9.700.
In her first collegiate competition, freshman Denasiha Christian placed fifth in floor with a 9.725, and fifth in vault with a 9.800.
Ball State will travel to Iowa for their next event Jan. 11.