Lauren May is in her second year as an assistant coach with the Georgetown softball program. During her first season working primarily with hitters and infielders, May helped the Hoyas raise its team batting average by 14 points (.227 to .241).
May arrived on the Hilltop after serving as the graduate assistant coach of the Ithaca College softball team during the 2006-07 season. While at Ithaca, May was responsible for developing a weight-lifting program and hitting approach for the 22 student-athletes. She assisted in the development of practice plans for a nationally-ranked Division III softball program.
Additionally May provided support to the head coach, including organizing road trips, home stands and other functions, while building a productive team through leadership, motivation, accountability and recognition.
May played her collegiate softball at Cornell University and was an NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) All-America Third Team selection before graduating with a bachelor of arts in psychology in 2005. She was a two-time Ivy League Player of the Year (2004, 2005) and was the 2002 Ivy League Rookie of the Year. She earned Ivy League accolades all four years she played for the Big Red including being a three-time member of the All-Ivy League First Team (2002, 2004, 2005). She was the 2005 ECAC (East Coast Athletic Conference) Player of the Year and a three-time Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region First Team selection.
While at Cornell, May set nine single-season and career records, including a season slugging percentage of .930, which ranked first among NCAA Division I players in 2004. May also holds the Big Red's marks for games played in a season (55), hits (69 season, 226 career), home runs (16 season, 58 career), RBI (56 season, 190 career), batting average (.496 season, .415 career), total bases (132 season, 443 career), career slugging percentage (.814), career walks (79), on-base percentage (.578 season, .483 career) and assists (130 season, 384 career).