Chad Zallow Places 15th in 110m Hurdles at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Chad Zallow competes at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (Photo By Rick Morgan)
Chad Zallow competes at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (Photo By Rick Morgan)

Eugene, Oregon - Youngstown State's Chad Zallow placed 15th in the 110m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday at Historic Hayward Field.

Zallow clocked a time of 13.88 seconds which placed him fourth in the third heat. The top two finishers from each of the three heats and next two fastest times advanced to Friday's finals.

It marks the fifth time in his career that Zallow has received All-America accolades. By placing in the top 16, he earned second-team All-America Outdoor status for the second straight year. He is a three-time All-American in the indoor 60m hurdles.

In heat three, Zallow had a great start out of lane four. Zallow led after the first four hurdles and was at the front near the midpoint of the race before knocking down a pair of hurdles. Illinois' David Kendziera, who was in lane five, won the heat with a time of 13.43 seconds while LSU's Damion Thomas in lane seven was second at 13.44 seconds. Also advancing out of heat three was Florida State's Trey Cunningham who clocked a time of 13.64 seconds.

In heat one, the defending champion, Florida's Grant Holloway won the heat with a time of 13.42 seconds while Texas' John Burt was second at 13.46 seconds. In heat two, Alabama's Ruebin Walters took first with a time of 13.38 seconds while Nebraska's Antoine Lloyd was second at 13.61 seconds. Also advancing to the finals was Nebraska's Luke Seidhoff who ran a time of 13.71 seconds in heat one.