Zallow, Elliott Compete at NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Chad Zallow
Chad Zallow

Birmingham, Ala. - 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. 

Both Zallow and Elliott were awarded Second Team All-American honors for their performances. 

Racing out of lane five in the first heat of the 60m hurdles, Zallow finished with the fifth fastest time in the heat at 7.787 seconds. The heat, which produced four of the finals qualifiers, was led by two-time defending champion Grant Holloway of Florida who ran a time of 7.44 seconds.South Carolina's Isaiah Moore edged out Zallow for the final qualifying spot after finishing with a time of 7.784 seconds.

Zallows wrap ups his indoor career with third and fifth places in the 60m hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships. He was two-time first team All-American as well as a two-time second team All-American. 

In her first championship experience, Elliott ran a time of 7.36 seconds out of lane one in the first heat of the 60m dash. She finished with the 15th-fastest time overall, while LSU's Isaiah Moore finished with the fastest time in the event with a time of 7.15 seconds.