KANSAS CITY — The sixth-ranked Lady Owls were edged by the NCAA Division II Lady Hawks in Friday's season opener.
Posting victories in singles play for William Woods University were senior Felicia Cesar at No. 4, sophomore Ana Zavala at No. 5 and senior Karyna Sagalai at No. 6.
Senior Chelsea Steward and freshman Korina Zarari earned the Lady Owls' lone doubles win at No. 3.
William Woods returns to the road Saturday, Feb. 23, for matches in Marshall against host Missouri Valley College (10 a.m.) and McPherson (Kansas) College (3 p.m.).