Szczur was The 2007 Press Male Athlete of the Year. Szczur is one of the most talented athletes to ever play at a Cape-Atlantic League school. Szczur batted .681 as a Lower senior and finished with 140 career hits. He excelled at football and baseball at Villanova. He rushed for 1,096 yards as a Lower senior and 749 yards as a junior. Szczur played in the Major Leagues with the Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres.