She advanced to the 2012 IHSA Class 1A Track State Championships in the 3200 run, placed 9th in the state (11:45.45) after placing third in the Shelbyville Sectional (11:54.69). Duckett placed 27th in the 3200 at the state meet as a junior.
As a freshman at EIU, Duckett competed in four meets during the 2012 cross country season. Her best time was 19:30 at the EIU Walt Crawford Meet. Her top finish was 26th at EIU Walt Crawford.
During the indoor track season, Duckett ran the 3000 meters. Her season-best time was 10:51.92 at the EIU Friday Night Meet.
During the outdoor season, Duckett ran the 1500 meters and the 5000 meters. Her best time in the 5000 meters was at the ISU Spring Invite (18:17.5), good enough for 4th place. Her best 1500 time was 5:03 at the SIU Classic.
EIU Indoor Career Records: 3000 meters - 10:51.92
EIU Outdoor Career Records: 1500 meters - 5:03.16; 5000 meters - 18:17.50