The Lady Commanders jumped to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed. They scored six times in the fifth to break open a 5-4 edge.
Kennedy West pitched five innings and Kyleigh Pitzer two as they combined for six strikeouts.
Davidson outhit Friendship in hits 16-15.
McCormick also announced her commitment to play collegiately for Trevecca Nazarene.