George Lacy lettered in football, basketball and baseball at the University of Richmond. He was captain of the football and basketball squads his senior year in 1935-36, and was selected to the All-State basketball team three times.
In 1934-35, he led the University of Richmond to a 20-0 record, its only unbeaten season. He was selected to the University of Richmond Baseball Dream Team, 1915-86. Lacey was a baseball catcher and caught every game in his varsity career, hitting .429 when the team was 18-2-1 in 1935. He was All-State in baseball for three consecutive years and never hit under .400 in college.
Upon graduation, Lacy was signed by the Boston Red Sox where he spent several years before joining the Minnesota Twins as a scout. He was elected to ODK at the University of Richmond, served as class senator four years, was an honor council member and president of the athletic association. He is an inductee in the University of Richmond Hall of Fame.