Owls earn 14 NAIA scholar team selections

Courtesy of William Woods University Athletics. (Contributed Photo)
Courtesy of William Woods University Athletics. (Contributed Photo)

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