Berg named NSIC Field Athlete of the Week for the third week

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2-2-21
Brent Nathaniel
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BURNSVILLE, M.N. (GoWatertown.net) — Watertown native Tanner Berg has been named the NSIC Field Athlete of the Week for the third straight week.

Berg, a senior thrower at Northern State, won both the shot put and weight throw in the Wolves dual win over Augustana. He missed the school record in the shot put by .12m, throwing 56’ 2.5” (17.13m), –

He threw 69-10.75 (21.30m) in his weight throw victory, an NCAA Automatic qualifying throw and second best in the nation this season, only behind his own throw two weeks ago at the SDSU Jim Emmerich Invite.

Berg ranks tenth in the shot put with a national provisional mark and first in the weight throw at 71-6.25 (21.80m).