College Station, Texas - Youngstown State sophomore hurdler Chad Zallow won his 60m hurdles heat on Friday night at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Texas A&M's Gilliam Indoor Stadium. Zallow will run in the finals on Saturday.
Zallow took first place in the second heat of the night with a time of 7.65 seconds winning by .04 seconds. Zallow just needed to finish in the top two of his heat, but took first beating Kentucky's Nick Anderson who ran a time of 7.69 seconds.
Winning the first heat was Florida's Grant Holloway with a time of 7.64 seconds. Holloway and Zallow rank first and second in the NCAA in the event and will square off tomorrow at 6:10 p.m. Eastern time in the final.
The top two runners of each heat and the next six fastest times all advanced.
Joining Zallow, Holloway and Anderson in the finals are Syracuse's Freddie Crittenden III (7.70 seconds), California's Ashtyn Davis (7.71 seconds), Iowa's Aaron Mallett (7.72 seconds), Alabama's Ruebin Walters (7.73 seconds) and Illinois' David Kendziera (7.76 seconds).