Women’s Professional Soccer Bio:
  • 2009-2010:Selected in the second round of the WPS General Draft (ninth overall) to Chicago Red Stars. Led the Red Stars in scoring for the 2010 season.
  • 2011: After the Chicago folded in 2010, Masar was picked up by the expansion team Magic-Jack. It seemed her time “on the pitch” was affect by the antics of their owner Dan Borsilow. She terminated her contract and headed to Paris Saint-Germaine for the 2012 season.
  • 2013: After losing her father shortly into her 2012 PSG campaign, she returned home after her season to re join the Red Stars in the new formed NWSL. She completed the 2013 season with them and asked to be unprotected for the 2014 expansion draft.
  • 2014-2015: Masar found her form again under the coaching of Randy Waldrum. Even with a double hernia injury that affected most of hero 2014 season, she returned in 2015 with a new sense of belief. After changing some of her bio mechanics, she received the honour of the Captains’ armband, and found her self in the new role of outside back. This allowed her fighter mentality and grit to really take form. Unfortunately after the completion of her most successful season to date, Masar now known as McLeod, decided to head to Europe to follow her wife’s dream of playing in Champions League.
  • 2015-… Masar McLeod now plays for FC Rosengard in Sweden. The McLeod’s have signed a two year contract with the Swedish Champion’s club.
International:
  • Earned her first international cap with the U.S. Women’s National Team when she played against defending FIFA World Cup champion Germany on Oct. 29, 2009. … Scored a pair of goals for the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team in the 2008 Nordic Cup championship match, a 3-0 win over Germany. Appeared in seven games in 2008, tallying four goals and an assist. … Played 12 games with the U-21 national team in 2007, scoring two goals and an assist.
Club:
  • Member of the W-League’s Washington Freedom in 2008. Scored three goals and helped team to a first-place finish in Northeast Division.
College:
  • Played for the University of Illinois. Named All-Big Ten Conference First Team and Lowe’s All-American First Team as a senior in 2007. Compiled a total of 12 goals and three assists as a senior. Ended her collegiate career with the second highest number of assists in Illinois’ history (20) and tied in fourth place for goals, with 27. Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and NSCAA Second Team All-American in 2006.
1. What are the three things you can never be without while traveling?
  • I pad/I pod.
  • Swedish Lesson’s.
  • Beats by Dre.
2. What was your dream profession as a child?
    Professional athlete
3. What’s your perfect day off?
       Just hanging with my wife and pup. Sitting outside and enjoying the sunshine of Malmo or as they say here, soaking up Swedish FIKA. Also, if we can throw in some kind of jam session on the piano or guitar, I am one happy lady.
4. What famous person most inspires you?
    Chris Hemsworth. – It is inspiring to see someone surrounded by such fame stay true to who he has always been. I love that fact that he is a devoted husband and family man.
5. What was the most interesting and fun soccer trip and why?
    I think, my time, in Malmo will sum up one of my most interesting soccer trips. The fact that I have found myself back in Europe after such a long time playing in the states plus doing it with my wife at my side, is always such an adventure.
6. If you had a dinner party, who are the four people you would invite (can be living or dead)?
      My father, Jesus, Buddha, and Justin Timberlake
7. If your parents were describing me, they’d say that…
    I am determinded as much as I’m stubborn.
8. What’s on your workout / pre-game iPod playlist?
    Steve Jablonsley, Drake, Andrea Day, Piano Guys
9. Who would you most like to meet in Chicago?
      Derrick Rose
10. What advice would you give to a young girl who dreams of playing in WPS one day?
    Impossible is nothing. Once you have hope, heart, and courage, nothing can stop you but yourself. Believe in your own greatness.

QUICK HITS – List your top three favorites:

TV Shows:
      1. Arrow.
      2. New Girl.
              3. Suits
Place to Shop:
      1. Copenhagen Walking Street.
      2.Target
              3. Weekday
Restaurants:
      1. Feed Cafe
      2. Escoma
               3. La Roche.
Professional Athletes:
                       1. Erin McLeod
                       2. Becky Sauerbrunn
                       3. John Phillips.

 

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