Sophomore Lauri Makikalli of the Wright State men's tennis team has been selected as the Horizon League Player of the Week for the week ending March 10, it was announced Tuesday by the league office.
Against Saint Louis Friday at the South Regency Tennis Center in Springboro, Makikalli (Hyvinkaa, Finland) picked up two wins as the Raiders defeated the Billikens 5-2. He won 6-0, 6-1 in #1 singles and teamed with Michal Lyzwa to win 8-2 in #2 doubles.
In a 6-1 home win against Morehead State on Saturday, Makikalli again was victorious twice as he won 6-1, 6-2 in #1 singles and won 8-2 in #1 doubles with Lyzwa.
For the season, Makikalli has nine singles wins, including seven in #1 singles, and 10 doubles wins.
Wright State (8-6) is at IUPUI on Sunday, March 17, at 10:00.