Texas Tech’s Cheer Squad has finished well at a national competition.

The Cheer Squad took third place Friday at the 2012 National Cheerleaders Association and National Dance Association Collegiate Cheer and Dance Competition.

More than 270 teams from the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, and Japan competed in the event, held in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The Cheer Squad finished with a final score of 9.303, was only bested by Oklahoma State University, who finished first, and the University of Louisville.

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

Video of the team’s preliminary round is available here.