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Rachel Updike
Rachel Updike

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe Northwest

Height:
5-2

Club Team:
Kansas Gymnastics Dance and Cheer


04/03/2014

Updike Leads Gymnastics Into Saturday's NCAA Regional

Junior will compete individually on vault for Missouri

03/25/2014

Three Gymnasts Selected To Fayetteville NCAA Regional

Johnson, Kern and Updike all earn individual bids

03/24/2014

Three Tigers Gymnasts Garner All-SEC Honors

Johnson, Sander and Updike receive awards following 2014 SEC Championships

03/22/2014

Gymnastics Bars Lineup Shines At 2014 SEC Championships

Four Tigers earn scores of 9.800 or higher, en route to a 49.000 event total

03/21/2014

Gymnastics Set For SEC Championships Saturday

Missouri enters tournament as #8 seed and competes in first session

10/08/2012

The Tigers visited the high ropes course at Venture Out

Mizzou Gymnastics paid a visit to Venture Out last month to take part in a few teambuilding activities. One of the team's favorites was the high ropes course, also known as the Alpine Tower!

03/28/2012

MU has Gymnast & Newcomer of the Year

Burke & Updike win awards

02/09/2012

Meet Mizzou's Freshman Sensation

Rachel Updike Spotlight

12/02/2011

Mizzou Gymnastics Diary Entry

Mizzou Gymnastics had a busy week this week, as the Tigers are preparing for Black and Gold. The Freshman are getting excited for this experience; it will be their first meet as Tigers. Come see the Black & Gold Intrasquad on Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m!

10/17/2011

Mizzou Gymnastics Video Bio

Sophomore (2013): Worked through a bunion issue throughout her season, competing consistently on three events...improved upon her career high scores on vault, bars and beam...earned a trip to the NCAA Norman Regional as she competed individually on both vault and beam...earned seven event titles throughout the season, with the first coming on the uneven bars at the Air Force Quad meet.

Freshman (2012): Had a breakout year for the Tigers, winning Big 12 Newcomer of the year and placing second on vault, floor and all-around at the Big 12 Championship meet...Set a school and conference record as she was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week nine times throughout the season...Was selected as a member of the Primetime Performers Honor Roll by College360Sports twice during the season...Started the season strong, taking the titles in all three events she competed on in her first-ever collegiate competition against Iowa State...Earned 15 event and all-around titles throughout the season...competed in the all-around for the first time against future SEC opponent Arkansas...Boasts career high scores of 9.950 on vault, 9.825 on bars, 9.850 on beam, 9.925 on floor and 39.400 in the all-around.

Prep:Earned the titles of 2010 Elite National Beam and Floor Champion as well as Regional Beam Champion...Placed seventh on vault at the national meet...Honored as a Region 3 Senior B Team Champion in 2010 as well...2009 State Champion on Floor and placed second on vault, beam and in the all-around...Member of the USA Junior National Team from 2006-2007...International qualifier for a competition in Belgium.

Personal: Overland Park, Kan. native...Daughter of Paula and Shawn Updike...Born on December 7, 1992...participated as a Blue Valley Northwest Junior Varsity cheerleader and an Olathe Northwest Varsity cheerleader...Is currently studying Pre-Health Professions at Mizzou.

Career Highs
Vault: 9.950 - vs. Georgia 2013
Bars: 9.850 - at Kentucky 2013
Beam: 9.900 - vs. LSU 2013
Floor: 9.925 - Arkansas 2012
All-Around: 39.400 - Big 12 Championship 2012