Chad Zallow Places Ninth at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 110m Hurdles

Chad Zallow finished ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. (Photo by Rich Morgan).
Chad Zallow finished ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. (Photo by Rich Morgan).

Eugene, Oregon - Youngstown State sophomore hurdler Chad Zallow finished ninth in the 110m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field on Wednesday night. Zallow ran a time of 13.58 seconds which was one spot shy of moving on to the finals.

Zallow was third in the second heat behind Alabama's Ruebin Williams (13.43 seconds) and USC's Marquis Morris. The top two from each advanced to Friday's finals. 

Zallow had the third fastest non qualifying time but the top two advanced. The other two qualifying runs were by Kentucky's Nick Anderson (13.49 seconds) and Pittsburgh's Desmond Palmer (13.50 seconds). Both came out of the first heat. 

For his ninth-place finish he will earn second-team All-America honors. Zallow had an impressive year earning first-team All-America honors in indoor track and was the Great Lakes Region Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year. He was also the Horizon League's Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year.