Berg named NSIC Field Athlete of the Week for third week in a row

Photo courtesy NSU Sports Information

BURNSVILLE, M.N. (GoWatertown.net) — Watertown native and Northern State athlete Tanner Berg has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the third week in a row.

Berg recorded the nation’s top mark in the weight throw at 70-6.5 (21.50m) at the DWU Alumni Meet and broke his own school record for the second time this season with the automatic qualifying mark.  In addition to the school record, tallied the facility and meet record in the event and added a fifth place finish in the shot put 46-11.5 (14.31m).

Tanner is the son of Dave and Stacy Berg.