UC Davis tees off at 12:20 p.m. on Monday
Ryan Knop, Ben Corfee, Patrick Soli and Luke Vivolo also honored
Aggie senior logs career-best finish in a tie for 10th and his third top-20 finish this season
Senior ends day one in the top 10 at 7-under after 36 holes
UC Davis travels to Alister MacKenzie Invitational hosted by California
PERSONAL: Hometown is Pleasanton, Calif... Majoring in political science... Parents are Michael and Lea Knop... Finished third in points for Junior Tour of Northern California Player of the Year honors... Multiple top-10 finishes on Future Collegians World Tour... Made three hole-in-ones as a junior player... Semifinalist at 2014 San Francisco Match Play Championships.... 2013 NJCA Match Play quarterfinalist... NGCA Tour Championship in 2014 at Poppy Hills.... 2014 California State Amateur quarterfinalist.