Matthew Szczur
Matthew Szczur

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erma, N.J.

High School:
Lower Cape May Regional

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
07/20/1989

Villanova: Outstanding all around player; Possesses good hands and a winning attitude; Tremendous special teams player.

2007: Played in all 11 games and tallied 15 receptions for 124 yards, 23 carries for 173 yards, 17 punt returns for 165 yards and 13 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; Registered three kickoff returns for 68 yards at Maryland; Had one catch for 11 yards and three kickoff returns for 84 yards versus Lehigh; Recorded one reception for three yards and three kickoff returns for 106 yards including a season-long 40 yards return against Maine; Credited with three catches for 52 yards, one rush for -9 yards, three kickoff returns for 75 yards, two punt returns for four yards, one assisted tackle and one fumble recovery against Penn; Totaled two receptions for nine yards, two carries for 22 yards, three kickoff returns for 82 yards and one solo tackle versus James Madison; Posted one catch for eight yards, four punt returns for 60 yards, two kickoff returns for 34 yards, four solo tackles and one forced fumble versus William & Mary; Tallied one catch for four yards, one rush for eight yards, one punt return for 13 yards and two assisted tackles versus UMass; Had three punt returns for 45 yards, one kickoff return for 21 yards and one assisted stop versus Hofstra; Registered five rushes for 40 yards, two catches for 17 yards, two punt returns for five yards and one solo tackle against Richmond; Posted five carries for 26 yards, one catch for nine yards, two punt returns for 15 yards and two total tackles versus Towson; Recorded six rushes for 36 yards, two receptions for three yards, three punt returns for 23 yards, one kickoff return for 25 yards and one solo stop against Delaware.

Lower Cape May Regional High School: Earned four varsity letters in football, baseball and track & field; 2006 FOOTBALL HONORS: Team captain; First team Cape Atlantic League quarterback, First team South Jersey Group II Defensive Back by the Courier Post; First team South Jersey quarterback by the Philadelphia Inquirer; Two-time Gazette Leader Player of the Year; 2006 TRACK & FIELD HONORS: Captain; Set a school record in the 55 meter dash with a time of 6.66; Won the 55 meter dash and the 200 meter dash at the Toms River Invitational; 2006 BASEBALL HONORS: Captain; First team All-State; Atlantic City Press Player of the Year; Gazette Leader MVP; First team All-Cape Atlantic League; First team All-South Jersey; First team All-Group III by the Courier Post; Set a new South Jersey record by hitting .681; Had 140 total career hits; Drafted in the 38th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Personal: Born 7/20/89 in Cape May Court House, N.J.; Younger of two boys of Marc and Kathleen Szczur.

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