The Lady Tigers wrapped up the 2012 Tyson Invitational by running the NCAA's fastest time in the 4x400-meter relay at 3:31.55 to qualify for the NCAA Championships for the first time during the 2012 indoor season. Senior Rebecca Alexander (53.50), senior Cassandra Tate (52.21), junior Siedda Herbert (53.42) and senior Jonique Day (52.43) finished more than 1 second ahead of teams from Texas (3:32.63) and Arkansas (3:32.75) for the relay title.
After clocking the fastest preliminaries time, freshman Octavious Freeman topped her personal best, automatic qualifying time in the semifinals by recording 7.19 to tie the school and freshman record. At the time of publication, it ranked as the nation's top time this season. (via www.ucfathletics.com)
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