Berg ends career as national champion


Allendale, Mich. ( — Watertown native and Northern State graduate student Tanner Berg was crowned the DII National Champion in the hammer throw on Thursday at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. Berg made a toss of 69.61m.

Berg entered the championships with the top throw in the nation and defended that placing with the first National Championship of his career.

Berg concludes his Northern State career as a 7-time track and field All-American. He tallied two All-American honors in the hammer throw; this season and a season ago. In addition, he was a 4-time All-American in the weight throw, placing as high as second earlier this spring, and a 2021 indoor All-American in the shot put. In addition, Berg was honored as the NSU Clark Swisher Award winner earlier this spring.