Anthony Pedro Is Headed To Wittenberg University


Massillon senior Anthony Pedro has selected Wittenberg University to continue his education and play the sport he loves.  Wittenberg participates in football at the NCAA Division 3 level and is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC).  The Tigers currently have the most wins of any team in Division 3, with an overall record of 727-353-22.  Last year they compiled a mark of 7-3 and finished in a tie for first place in the NCAC.  They are coached by Joe Fincham, who has been there for 24 years.

Pedro was one of just a handful of players last year to see action on both sides of the ball for the Massillon Tigers, who finished with a record of 14-1 and advanced to the Division 2 state championship game.  On offense he lined up as a slot receiver with a primary responsibility to block on the tag screens, while also being available to catch an occasional pass.  He finished with five receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown, the TD coming against Penn-Trafford in a 42-21 victory over the 11-2 team from Pennsylvania.  On defense Anthony was a starter at cornerback where he recorded 10.0 tackle points (5 solos and 10 assists), two pass breakups and a tackle for loss.

Congratulations to Anthony Pedro.

Don Engelhardt