Lou Albrecht’s career as a basketball official spanned 23 years - from 1959 to 1982. Albrecht served as a member of the National Rating Team for NAGWS, as officiating coordinator for the AIAW Division I National Basketball Championship, as a member of the NCAA’s Special Committee on Officiating Improvements, and as National Rules Interpreter for the United States Girls’ and Women’s Basketball Association.
A nationally-rated official, Albrecht officiated state, regional, and national championship games in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and California. From 1980 to 1984, Albrecht served as Women’s Athletic Director at Southern Connecticut State University. From 1984, Albrecht held the position of Associate Athletic Director at Southern. She was in-ducted into the National Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame in 1985 and the Connecticut Volleyball and Softball Halls of Fame.