Tigers Upset No. 16 Denver at Pink Out

6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Friday, January 20 2012 Jan 20, 2012 Friday, January 20, 2012 9:35:00 PM CST January 20, 2012 in Tiger Talk
Source: Associated Press
By: Adam Beard

COLUMBIA -- The No. 22-ranked Missouri Gymnastics team topped No. 16 Denver on Friday. The Tigers pulled out a 194.725-194.625 victory over the Pioneers to improve to 3-0 on the season.

The Tigers won all four event titles at the meet, with freshman Rachel Updike taking the vault, beam and floor titles. Allie Heizelman won the bars title, and Denver's Melodie Pulgarin Linero took first in the all-around. Updike has won three event titles in two meets this season, against Southern Utah she took home the vault title.

Mizzou Gymnastics will head to Lincoln, Neb. on Jan. 28 for a meet with the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 6 p.m. Fans can follow the team on Twitter(@TigerGymnastics) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/MizzouGymnastics) for more information on the gymnastics program. Also, keep checking in to MUTigers.com for all the latest updates on the Missouri Gymnastics team.

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