Aberg’s 71 is two shots back of the individual leaders going into Tuesday’s second round, while the Raiders finished at 15-over which has the team 12 strokes back of Vanderbilt and Oregon which lead the tournament after posting 3-over opening round in the team competition.
Aberg made three birdies and three bogeys to finish his opening round with a 71, while Baard Skogen shot 3-over to begin his tournament. A sophomore from Norway, Skogen is currently ranked No. 8 nationally in the Golfstat ratings after finishing as the runner-up at the Amer Ari two weeks ago in Hawaii to begin the spring season. He began the second tournament on the schedule with three birdies, but also had four bogeys and a double on the challenging course.
Tech senior Kyle Hogan shot a 5-over, 76 on Monday with three birdies, while Garrett Martin and Calum Scott opened with rounds of 7-over, 78. Hogan posted three birdies but fell back with three bogeys and three double bogeys. Martin had 12 pars on the day but was unable to make a birdie on the day. Scott had three birdies, but also three double bogeys.
Davis Bryant (Colorado) and Reid Davenport (Vanderbilt) currently lead the tournament at 2-under.
The second round is set for Tuesday before the championship round on Wednesday. Tech will have a quick return to competition after the final round, traveling to Los Cabos, Mexico to play in the Cabo Collegiate from Sunday-Tuesday on the Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course which is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design.