2018-19 YSU Track and Field News

  • Ryan Sullivan Sets School Record at Penn Relays
    April 25, 2019
    Youngstown State senior Ryan Sullivan set the school record in the 5000m run on Thursday evening at the 125th running of the Penn Relays.
  • Penguins Head to 125th Penn Relays, Jesse Owens Relays
    April 24, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams will be in action on Thursday, Friday and Saturday when they compete at the 125th running of the Penn Relays and Jesse Owens Relays on the campus of Ohio State University.
  • Gehm, Merwin Named Horizon League Field Athletes of the Week
    April 23, 2019
    Youngstown State freshman Zach Gehm and sophomore Kaitlyn Merwin have been named the Nike Horizon League Field Athletes of the Week after their performances at last weekend's Ashland Alumni Open, the league announced on Tuesday.
  • Penguins Have Successful Day at Duke Invitational; Gehm Breaks School Record at Ashland Alumni Open
    April 20, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams were in action on Saturday as they wrapped up competition from the Duke Invitational and Ashland Alumni Invitational.  Freshman Zach Gehm highlighted a succesful day for the throwers and jumpers at the the Ashland Alumni Invitational by breaking the school record in the discus throw. After getting cancelled yesterday, the runners and sprinters had a number of top-five finishes at the Duke Invitational. 
  • Throwers Compete at Ashland Alumni Open; Day One of Duke Invitational Cancelled
    April 19, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams were in action on Friday at the Ashland Alumni Invitational. After two plus hour of competition at the Duke Invitational, day one was cancelled due to severe weather in the area. 
  • Penguins Set to Compete at Duke Invitational, Ashland Alumni Invitational
    April 18, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams return to the track on Friday and Saturday when they compete at the Duke Invitational and Ashland Alumni Invitational. 
  • Chontel Fils Earns Horizon League Field Athlete of the Week Honors
    April 16, 2019
    Youngstown State junior Chontel Fils has been named the Nike Horizon League Women's Field Athlete of the Week for her performance last weekend at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, the league announced on Tueday. 
  • Distance Runners Close Out Busy Weekend at Bison Outdoor Classic
    April 14, 2019
    The distance runners closed out a busy weekend for Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams as they competed in Day 2 of the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell University. 
  • Track & Field Has Impressive Saturday at Three Meets
    April 13, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams posted solid marks on Saturday when they competed at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, Westminster Invitational and Bison Outdoor Classic.  The Penguins earned 13 first place finishes at Westminster as well as a number of top five finishes at the University of Miami. The distance runners capped off the day with Sean Peterson running the second fastest time in school history in the 1500m as we all Ryan Sullivan coming within a second of breaking the school record in the 5000m.
  • Throwers Have Spectacular Day at Hurricane Alumni Invitational, Westminster Invitational
    April 12, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams were in action on Friday afternoon at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and Westminster Invitational. The Penguins recorded a handful of top five finishes in various throwing events including first place finishes from Sammy Dyson and Joe Pfeffer in the hammer throw at Westminster. 
  • Penguins Head to Hurricane Alumni Invitational, Bison Outdoor Classic, Westminster Invitational
    April 11, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams return to the track on Friday afternoon when a select group of Penguins head south to compete at the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational. The rest of the Penguins will compete on Saturday at either the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic or Westminster Invitational.  
  • Zallow, Kreatsoulas Earn Horizon League Weekly Honors
    April 09, 2019
    Youngstown State senior Chad Zallow has been named the Nike Horizon League Men's Runner of the Week while fellow senior Nicolette Kreatsoulas earned Women's Field Athlete of the Week honors, the league announced on Tuesday. 
  • Kreatsoulas Sets School Record as Throwers Conclude Northeast Ohio Quad
    April 06, 2019
    Nicolette Kreatsoulas set the school record in the hammer throw as the Youngstown State men's and women's throwers wrapped up competition at the Northeast Ohio Quad on Saturday from the Lee R. Jackson Track and Field Complex.
  • Chase Stewart Joins 2019 Signing Class
    April 04, 2019
    Youngstown State Track and Field Head Coach Brian Gorby announced on Thursday that Chase Stewart has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the YSU Men's and Women's Track and Field Program for the 2019-20 season.  
  • Burns Sets Facility Record as Penguins Win Six Events at Northeast Ohio Quad
    April 04, 2019
    Chad Zallow, Collin Harden, Alan Burns, and the men's and women's 4x100m relay teams earned wins for the Youngstown State track and field teams on Friday afternoon from the Northeast Ohio Quad at Farmers National Bank Field.
  • Zallow Earns Second Consecutive Horizon League Men's Runner of the Week Honors
    April 02, 2019
    Youngstown State senior Chad Zallow has been named the Horizon League Men's Runner of the Week for his performance at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays this past weekend, the league announced on Tuesday. 
  • Track & Field to Host Day One of Northeast Ohio Quad
    April 01, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams will host day one of the Northeast Ohio Quad on Friday, April 5, from Farmers National Bank Field. The meet gets underway with the men's long jump at 12:30 p.m. while the running events get started at 1:30 p.m. with the 3000m steeplechase. 
  • Zallow, Wilson Place in Top Five at Texas Relays & Raleigh Relays
    March 30, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up their first weekend of the outdoor season on Saturday as they competed at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, North Carolina State Raleigh Relays and Texas State University Bobcat Invitational.
  • Penguins Open Outdoor Season at NC State; Zallow, Elliott Qualify For Finals at Texas
    March 29, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams opened the outdoor season on Friday as they competed at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and North Carolina State Raleigh Relays.
  • Penguins Begin Outdoor Season at Texas Relays, Texas State Invitational, NC State Relays
    March 22, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams begin their outdoor season on Thursday when they compete at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. The Penguins will also be competing at the Texas State University Bobcat Invitational which also begins on Thursday and at the North Carolina State Raleigh Relays which starts on Friday. 
  • Burns, Jones Named to Horizon League Indoor Track and Field All-Academic Teams
    March 21, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams' duo of Alan Burns and Abby Jones has been named to the Academic All-Horizon League Teams, the league announced on Thursday.
  • Men's Program Adds Transfer Dakari Carter
    March 19, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's track and field program has added transfer Dakari Carter from the University of Toledo, Head Coach Brian Gorby announced on Tuesday. Carter will enroll at YSU in the 2019 fall semester and has three years of eligibility beginning with the 2019-20 indoor season.
  • Penguins Conclude Historic Indoor Season
    March 11, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams both won Horizon League Championships for the third consecutive year. Senior Chad Zallow and junior Jaliyah Elliott gave the program national recognition by earning second-team All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend.   
  • Zallow, Elliott Compete at NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
    March 08, 2019
    Youngstown State senior Chad Zallow posted the ninth fastest time in the 60m hurdles and just missed qualifying for the finals by .003 seconds, while junior Jaliyah Elliott ran time of 7.36 seconds in the 60m dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Friday evening from the Birmingham CrossPlex. 
  • Zallow, Elliott Set to Compete At NCAA Track and Field Championships
    March 07, 2019
    Three time All-American Chad Zallow and junior Jaliyah Elliott will return to the track on Friday night at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Zallow will compete in the 60m hurdles while Elliott will run in the 60m dash from the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama. Elliott's semifinal race is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. Eastern time, while Zallow will run his semifinal race at 7:07 EST. 
  • Chad Zallow, Jaliyah Elliott Advance to NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
    February 26, 2019
    The NCAA has announced that Youngstown State senior Chad Zallow and junior Jaliyah Elliott will both compete in the NCAA Track and Field Championships on March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala. Zallow has qualified for the 60m hurdles while, Elliott will run in the 60m dash. 
  • YSU Notes From The 2019 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships
    February 25, 2019
    The Youngstown State men's track and field team won their fourth consecutive Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship, while the women captured their third straight title and fifth in the last six years on Sunday at the WATTS.
  • Zallow, Sprinters Propel Men to Fourth Consecutive Horizon League Title
    February 24, 2019
    Senior Chad Zallow won three events and Sean Peterson won the 800m as the Youngstown State men's track and field team won their fourth consecutive Horizon League Indoor Track and Field title on Sunday at the WATTS.
  • Women Capture Fifth Horizon League Championship In Six Years
    February 24, 2019
    The Youngstown State women's track and field team won their third consecutive Horizon League Indoor championship and fifth in the last six years on Sunday from the WATTS.
  • Watson, Latone Win Events on Day One of Horizon League Championships
    February 23, 2019
    Sophomore Daiquain Watson and senior Dylan Latone won events to help the Youngstown State men's track and field take a 19 point lead over Oakland following day one of the Horizon League Championships from the WATTS. 
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