QUEENS, N.Y. – After graduating from St. John’s University last fall, former Red Storm standout Samantha Masur has returned to her alma mater, joining the staff as the director of women’s soccer operations, it was announced Thursday by head coach Ian Stone.

Masur, the daughter of Red Storm men’s head coach Dr. Dave Masur, will manage the day-to-day operations of the St. John’s women’s soccer program.

Masur, who served as a two-year captain, played a key role in the Johnnies’ success over her tenure. The Montclair, N.J., native earned minutes in 53 matches, finding her name on the starting lineup 38 times.

She had her best offensive output come as a senior, as the 5-7 midfielder capped off her Red Storm career with a season-high two goals and four points. She netted her first career goal via a game winner en route to the Johnnies’ victory over former Big East foe Syracuse University on Sept. 12.

After sitting out her freshman year, Masur made her collegiate debut against Central Connecticut on Aug. 19, 2016. The former Johnnie saw action in five games that year before suffering a season-ending injury. Masur made her return to the pitch for the 2017 campaign, playing in 14 of the team’s 18 matches.

As a junior, Masur started in all 17 games that she played. She registered her first career point off an assist on Oct. 13, 2018 in the team’s 2-0 victory over Seton Hall University.

Masur graduated from St. John’s with a 3.63 GPA and a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.