Masur’s First Goal Leads St. John’s WSOC Past Syracuse

Samantha Masur, St. John's women's soccer
Samantha Masur. Photo:

In 46 previous appearances with the St. John’s women’s soccer team, redshirt senior Samantha Masur had yet to score.

But that changed Thursday night when the redshirt senior scored her first collegiate goal — and the game-winner — in the Red Storm’s 1-0 win over Syracuse. With the win, the Johnnies improve to 2-5-0 on the season.

The game’s only goal came in the 18th minute. Sophomore Michelle Money’s left-footed cross into the box was on the money and found an open Masur. She redirected the pass past Syracuse keeper Lysianne Proulx to give the Red Storm the lead.

Zsani Kajan has three shots in the match while Isabelle Aviza had two shots. St. John’s keeper Naya Lipkens made three saves to earn her second win of the season and the first clean sheet of her collegiate career.

St. John’s continue’s its four-game homestand on Sunday afternoon, welcoming Drexel to Belson Stadium. Kick-off is slated for 1 p.m. and will be available on ESPN3.