Chippewa sophomore Denelle Pedrick was one of just two gymnasts from Mid-American Conference schools to compete at the nationals.
The series is scheduled to continue on Saturday (1 p.m.) and will conclude on Sunday (1 p.m.). The Chippewas are 13-22-1, 7-6 MAC; Western is 15-16, 5-6
Also for the Chippewas on Friday, Bria Colosky shot 80, Jami Laude posted an 81, Natalie Johnson carded an 82, and Meghan Deardorff shot 85.
CMU used a walk, a bunt single and an error to load the bases with one out in the sixth when Sara Hansen singled to center, bringing home Kayla Noch with the go-ahead run.
2.5 hours prior to kickoff
Free and open to the public
Located Between the Rose Ponds