Rachel Updike Named Newcomer of the Week

MUTIGERS.COM Updike took three event titles at the season opener against No. 24 Iowa State.
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Updike took three event titles at the season opener against No. 24 Iowa State.
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Jan. 10, 2012

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Rachel Updike has received another honor this week after snagging three event titles at Sunday's season opener against No. 24 Iowa State. The freshman has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week by the League Office today (Jan. 10).

The award is the first Conference shout-out for Updike as she was also named to CollegeSports360's Primetime Performer Honor Roll on Tuesday. Updike took three event titles at the Tiger's season opener against Iowa State as she scored a 9.900 on vault, 9.850 on beam and a 9.875 on floor.

Updike is a native of Olathe, Kan., where she trained at Kansas Gymnastics Dance and Cheer. She is currently studying pre-health professions at Mizzou.

Updike and the Tigers make their next appearance on Friday, Jan. 13 in Cedar City, Utah. The Tigers face Southern Utah at 7 p.m. Keep checking in to MUTigers.com for updates on Mizzou Gymnastics.

 

 

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