KANSAS CITY -- Of the 18 teams sponsored by William Woods for the 2022-23 academic year, 14 were honored as NAIA scholar teams by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on NAIA National Awards Day.
The Owls were led by women's golf with a team GPA of 3.66, with women's tennis finishing just behind with a 3.60 team average.
The day recognizes the association's highest individual honors and achievements of NAIA student-athletes, administrators and coaches.
Additionally, the association announced the eight-member class of the 2022-23 NAIA Hall of Fame.
The 14 squads from William Woods join more than 2,200 teams across the breadth of the association recognized as scholar teams, earning a team GPA better than 3.00 over the academic year.
William Woods University honorees
Women's golf -- 3.66
Women's tennis -- 3.60
Softball -- 3.56
Women's track and field (indoor) -- 3.50
Volleyball -- 3.50
Women's track and field (outdoor) -- 3.48
Women's soccer -- 3.47
Baseball -- 3.40
Women's basketball -- 3.40
Men's tennis -- 3.39
Men's golf -- 3.35
Men's soccer -- 3.29
Men's basketball -- 3.27