Rachel Updike
Rachel Updike

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe Northwest

Height:
5-2

Club Team:
Kansas Gymnastics Dance and Cheer


* 2014 NCAA Regional Individual Competitor (vault) *

* 2014 All-SEC Honors *

* 2013 NCAA Regional Individual Competitor (vault & beam) *

* 2012 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year *

* 2012 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (9x) *

* 41 career event wins *


Career Highs:
* Vault: 9.950 (vs. Georgia, 2013)
* Bars: 9.900 (at Lindenwood Tri-Meet, 2014)
* Beam: 9.900 (Twice, last vs. Arkansas, 2014)
* Floor: 9.925 (vs. Arkansas, 2012)
* All-Around: 39.525 (at Lindenwood Tri-Meet, 2014)

Junior:
* Selected to 2014 Fayetteville NCAA Regional as individual vault competitor.
* 2014 All-SEC Honoree.
* Took home a team leading 19 event titles in 2014.
* At one point, racked up six consecutive vault event wins from Jan. 24 - Feb. 23
* Twice swept individual meet awards for Mizzou, coming on Feb. 7 vs. Southeast Missouri State and Feb. 23 at the Lindenwood Tri-Meet.
* Established two new career-highs for the Tigers.

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

Freshman:
* 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.
* Boasted top 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 2006-07.
* 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.

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