USC’s Peter Makk Picks Up Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Player of the Week Honors
USC freshman Peter Makk won three singles matches for the Trojans in Seattle last week and has secured himself as USC's first winner of a Pac-12 Player of the Week honor this year. Makk's work helped the No. 11 Trojans to three wins in four matches, including 4-1 decisions over No. 15 Mississippi and No. 8 Stanford at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship.
Makk opened the week with the cinching victory against Portland. His singles match against No. 10 Kentucky in the opening round of ITA Indoors was suspended, but he'd bounce back with straight-set wins in USC's next two matches against the Rebels and the Cardinal. In the rematch with Stanford, Makk avenged his only dual-match loss of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 win over No. 49 Max Basing on court four.
Ranked No. 46 in the nation in singles, Makk holds a four-match win streak and boasts the second most singles wins on the team to date with his 14-6 mark.
Makk and the Trojans are back in California now, setting up for a visit to Pepperdine at 1 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 26).