The Texas Tech University Cheerleading Squad won third place today at the 2012 National Cheerleaders Association and National Dance Association (NCA/NDA) Collegiate Cheer and Dance Competition in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Texas Tech finished with a final score of 9.303, and was beaten by the squads from Oklahoma State University and the University of Louisville.

Texas Tech Cheerleading coach Bruce Bills said after today's event, “I am very proud of this team. They worked extremely hard to get this opportunity.”

Here's the video of Tech's performance from the preliminary round: