NEW ORLEANS (NSUWolves.com) – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released today their regional award winners for the 2021 indoor season. Northern State junior Tanner Berg was named the Central Region Field Athlete of the Year.
Berg, a senior from Watertown, South Dakota, is ranked first nationally in the weight throw at 22.55m (73-11¾), a mark that has him ranked No. 3 in divisional history and No. 4 on the All-College List this year. He is also ranked 13th nationally in the shot put at 17.40m (57-1). Berg swept the throwing events at the NSIC Indoor Championships and was named NSIC Field Athlete of the Year.
Berg will compete for the Wolves next week at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.