Softball’s Lacy Wood to be Inducted into Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame

Lacy Wood Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Harvard softball's associate head coach, Lacy Wood, will be inducted into the University of Louisville's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 25 in the Brown & Williamson Club of Cardinal Stadium.

Wood was a standout catcher at Louisville where she became the Cardinal's first softball All-American. She helped Louisville to three NCAA regional appearances including the first in program history in 2004 and first regional finals in 2006. She also helped earn the Cardinals the 2005 Conference USA regular season and 2006 Big East regular season championship.

During her senior season in 2006 she earned third-team All-American honors, led the team in batting average at .382, nine home runs and 51 RBIs. Wood holds the school record for most grand slams with four and still ranks among Louisville's top 10 in several offensive career lists including: batting average, hits, slugging percentage, doubles, home runs and RBIs.

She joined the Crimson in August of 2015 as head coach Jenny Allard's top assistant. She immediately made an impact helping the team to a 25-19 record with an Ivy League best performance of 16-5.

In 2018, Wood helped Harvard capture its seventh Ivy League championship, sixth appearance in NCAA regionals and an Ivy League Championship Series title. Seven Harvard players earned All-Ivy recognition, including Katie Duncan who won Ivy League Pitcher of the Year.

In 2019, Harvard went on to win its second-straight regular season Ivy title. Wood helped lead the Crimson to the inaugural Ivy League Playoff Series championship for the first time in school history. The season was capped off by a second straight appearance in the NCAA Regionals. Eight Crimson members were awarded All-Ivy honors, including Katie Duncan who was also named the program's third Academic All-American.