Missouri gymnast is newcomer of the week, again

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | 2:27 p.m. CST; updated 2:37 p.m. CST, Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Missouri freshman Rachel Updike was named Newcomer of the Week by the Big 12 for the third consecutive week on Tuesday.

Updike is the first gymnast in the conference to receive the Newcomer of the Week award three weeks in a row, and it is the first time that Missouri has won the award in three consecutive weeks.

Updike and the Tigers make their next appearance Saturday in Lincoln, Neb. The Tigers face Nebraska at 7 p.m. 

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