Matthew Pedroza
Matthew Pedroza
Height: 5-11
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Apple Valley, Calif.
High School: Apple Valley
Events: Throws/Sprints
Major: Biology

WHY LA VERNE? "It felt like somewhere I can prosper in athletics and academics, somewhere I can be proud to represent, somewhere I can call home."

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football as well as track and field ... placed third Mojave River League Championships ... Qualifier D2 Shot Put 1st round ... served as Team Captain of Varsity Football ... named First Team All-League (football) ... graduated with Honors ... Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year ... the 2015 Great American Rivalry Series Scholar Athlete in football

PERSONAL: Son of Jeannette and Matthew Pedroza ... enjoys going to the beach in his spare time