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Track and Field

Octavious

Freeman

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Sprinter
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lake Wales, Fla.
High School: Lake Wales H.S.

Bio

Personal Bests
60M: 7.15 (school and freshman record)
100M: 10.87 (school record)
200M: 22.72 (In); 22.55 (Out)

2013 (Sophomore):
-USA Championships 100M Silver Medalist
-Clocked 10.87 (+1.8) in the USA Championships 100-meter finals for the No. 2 all-time, all-dates collegiate best in order to qualify for the World Championships
-In the 100-meter semifinals at the USA Championships, she and Aurieyall Scott became the first collegiate teammates to run sub-10.97 in NCAA history
-Two-time NCAA Indoor bronze medalist and All-American (60M, 200M)
-NCAA Outdoor silver medalist (100M, 4x100 relay) and three-time outdoor First Team All-American (4x100 relay, 100M, 200M)
-Earned the best finish by a Knight in any event of the NCAA Outdoor Championships in school history with her second-place, personal best time of 11.00 (+0.9) to break her own school record. The performance tied for the eighth-best mark in collegiate history and the third-best in meet history
-Helped the 4x100 relay team break its own school record and move up the all-time collegiate performers list to No. 8 with a time of 43.15 in the semifinals at the NCAA Championships
-Made history as a member of the first relay team to earn a top-three finish at an NCAA Championship
-C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year
-Scored 12 points at the NCAA Indoor Championships to help UCF secure its best finish ever at the meet (5th place)
-C-USA outdoor 100M and 4x100 relay champion and 200M and 4x400 relay silver medalist
-Earned two silver medals at the C-USA Indoor Championships (60M, 200M) to help UCF claim its fifth overall conference championship
-Won every 60M final of the regular season and capped the year with a season-best time (7.16) in the finals at the NCAA Indoor Championships for third place
-Jetted to a personal-best 22.72 in the 200M prelims at the NCAA Championships before taking third in the finals with the second-best time of her career, 22.87
-Two-time C-USA Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
-Two-time C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
-Ran anchor for UCFs 4x100 relay team that set a school record with a time of 43.32, which sits 10th on the all-time collegiate womens 4x100 relay list
-C-USA, USTFCCCA and USATF Athlete of the Week (4/8) after rewriting her own Florida Relays meet and the Percy Beard Track facility records with an all-conditions world- and NCAA-leading 11.02 (+1.2). The time is tied for the ninth-fastest, wind-legal in-season performance in collegiate history
-Helped UCF break the programs sprint medley relay record (3:26.52) at the Pepsi Florida Relays
-Appeared in Sports Illustrateds Faces in the Crowd after adding the then-worlds fastest 200M time (22.57) to her resume by edging Olympian and three-time world champ Lauryn Williams at the Hurricane Miami Invitational

2012 (Freshman):
-In her outdoor 100-meter debut at Pepsi Florida Relays, clocked then-worlds fastest time by a female this year with a then-school and freshman record time of 11.10. The performance earned her a spot on SportCenters Top 10 on April 6
-One of four Knights to compete at the USA Olympic Trials
-Two-time First Team Indoor All-American (60 and 200 meters)
-Two-time Outdoor First Team All-American (100 and 200 meters)
-Two-time C-USA Indoor Champion
-C-USA Outdoor 100m and 4x100 relay champion in addition to third-team honors in the 200M
-C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year
-First true freshman ever named to The Bowerman Watch List
-Three-time C-USA Indoor Female Track Athlete of the Week
-USTFCCCA South Region Womens Indoor Track Athlete of the Year
-Shattered school, freshman and personal records in the 60M after emerging as UCFs highest medalist in school history with a second-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/9) with a time of 7.15
-Posted personal-best time of 23.18 for fourth place in the 200M at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/9)
-Earned All-Conference First Team honors at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/26) with a first-place finish of 23.54 in the 200M
-Took gold and earned All-Conference First Team recognition with a time of 7.25 in the 60M
-Named the Freshman of the Meet and the High Point Scorer of the Meet
-A member of the 4x100 relay team that broke the school record with a first-place time of 43.35, which ranked fourth among the NCAAs top performances this year, at the Tom Jones Invitational (4/21)
-Topped her own school record and set the C-USA Outdoor Meet record in the 100-meter finals with her gold-medal finish of 11.09
-Named the Freshman of the Meet en route to helping the team to its third-straight C-USA Outdoor Championship title
-One of a school-record 14 competitors to represent the Knights at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/24) and one of UCFs nation-best four entries in the 100M
-Topped her own school record, freshman record and personal best in the 200M in the semifinals at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 22.74 before finishing fourth in the event in the finals
-Took fifth place in the 100M finals at the NCAA Championships
-Advanced to the 100M semifinals of the USA Olympic Trials, where she missed the finals by two-hundredths of a second

Prior to UCF:
-Named to USA Todays All-USA Track and Field Sprints Team
-Earned 10 individual gold medals during her four-year career at Lake Wales Senior High School
-Finished her senior year ranking first in the nation in the 100M and 200M
-Became the third girls runner in Florida state history to win the state championship in the 100 and 200-meter races all four years of high school
-Placed second in the 100 and 200-meter races at the 2010 Nike Outdoor Nationals and broke the meet record in the 100M with a time of 11.27...Set a New Balance Nationals meet record in the 100M with a time of 11.27 for the gold medal in June 2010
-Placed first in the 100m at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in June 2011

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