Octavious Freeman claimed her spot at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June.
Personal Bests (Prior to 2013)
Shot put: 12.96m/42-6.25 (Out); 12.39m/40-7.75 (In)
Weight Throw: 12.38m/40-7.5
2012 (Sophomore): Scored points in the discus at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/13) with a personal-best 46.80m/153-06...Recorded season-best performance in the shot put at the Memphis Invitational with a mark of 12.71m/41-08.50...Also topped personal-best in the hammer in Memphis with a mark of 46.24m/151-8.
2011 (Freshman): Earned All-Conference USA laurels in the discus with a personal best mark of 45.32m/148-08 at the Outdoor Championships (5/15)...Won the shot put (12.95m/42-6) and hammer throw (41.59m/136-5) at the Outdoor NTC Jumps challenge, setting a personal best in the hammer...Set a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 12.96m/42-6.25 at the UCF Outdoor Invitational (3/26)...Set an indoor personal best in the shot put (12.39m/40-7.75) at the C-USA Indoor Championships.
Prior to UCF: As a senior at Dunbar High School, she was second in the state in the shot put and discus, while being named to the first region and district teams in discus...Second in Florida in discus as a junior and fourth in the shot put...As a freshman and sophomore, she qualified for regionals in the discus.
Personal: Daughter of Sonia Reeves...Also played volleyball, basketball, soccer, tennis and bowling while at Dunbar...Majoring in criminal justice.