Szot was a three-year starter for the Bucknell Bison. He was co-captain of the 1943 Bison team. He earned first team all-state honors in 1943 while also garnering All-East and All-America recognition. Szot also earned second team All-Pennsylvania honors in 1942. He was on the boxing team for one year and was president of the "B" Club his senior year. He was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 1993.