Berg finishes third in weight throw at NCAA Championships

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Birmingham, Ala. ( – Northern State University school record holder Tanner Berg finished third in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Thursday. The Watertown, S.D. native tallied All-American honors, the third of his career.

Berg advanced to finals with a 21.44m (70-04.25) mark on his first toss of the meet. He fouled his first finals attempt and threw back-to-back marks of 21.56m (70-09.00) and 21.68m (71-01.50), placing him third overall.

The national champion out of Findlay, Sterling Mungro threw 22.45m (73-08.00).

Berg will return to action Friday evening at 6:15 p.m. in the shot put.