Men's Cross Country, Track & Field

Justin Norberg
Justin Norberg

Coal Valley, Illinois

High School:

Last College:
Blackhawk JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Pole Vault


Illinois Highlights

1999: Redshirted the 1999 season ... Cleared personal best of 17-6 while competing unattached during the outdoor season.

1998 Indoors: In his first year at Illinois, scored at Big Tens with a sixth place finish in the pole vault, with a mark of 16-7 1/4. Outdoors: Scored again for the Illini in the pole vault by finishing fifth at the Big Ten meet ... Leaped 16-6 3/4 en route to winning the pole vault at Indiana ... Also won the event at Missouri and at Clemson ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and first Varsity "I" award.

Junior College: Competed at Black Hawk Community College in 1996 and 1997 and was a two-year letterwinner ... Was the national junior college pole vault champion indoors and outdoors ... Cleared 16'-2" indoors and 16'-4" outdoors as a sophomore ... Placed third at the national indoor meet as a freshman ... Two-time All-American?Honor roll member.

High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Qualified for the Illinois state meet three years and finished seventh in 1995 ... Olympic Conference pole vault champion in 1995 ... Named to the honor roll.

Personal: Son of Merle and Linda Norberg ... Majoring in landscape architecture.

Personal Bests: Indoors: Pole Vault: 16-7 1/4 (5.06m) Outdoors: 17-6 (5.34m)