Lexington, Ky. - Youngstown State sophomore Chad Zallow won his heat in the 110m hurdles on Saturday night at the NCAA East Preliminaries and advances to the NCAA semifinals in Eugene, Oregon next month.
In the first heat, Zallow wasted little time finishing first with a time of 13.68 seconds in the opening 110m hurdles heat. Overall, Zallow had the fifth-fastest qualifying time in the East Preliminaries in the 110m hurdles.
It will be Zallow's first appearance in the NCAA Outdoor finals. During the 2017 indoor season he was a first-team All-American placing third in the 60m hurdles.
He will race at 8:32 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, June 7 in the semifinals at Historic Hayward Field, also known as Tracktown. The finals are set for Friday, June 9 at 9:12 p.m.
Also for the Penguins on Saturday at the Kentucky Outdoor Track and Field Complex, thrower Jaynee Corbett finished 26th in the shot put with a throw of 15.40m.