YSU: Zallow, Fils named by league

Youngstown State track and field athletes Chad Zallow and Chontel Fils have been named Horizon League Track and Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.

John F. Kennedy graduate Zallow has won two straight weekly honors after winning the 60m dash and placing second in the 200m with a time of 21.45 seconds at the YSU College Invitational. In the 60m dash, Zallow set the school and WATTS’ facility record with a winning time of 6.78 seconds.

Fils won the triple jump and set a new school record on her fifth jump of the afternoon with leap of 12.28m. Fils also placed third in the long jump with a jump of 5.70m.

The Penguins are back in action this Friday and Saturday at the Penn State National Elite.