RICHMOND, VA. (WRIC) — Two athletes are better than one, just as VCU’s tennis program.

This week, Inigo Torre-Martin and Anna Rasmussen both earned Atlantic-10 Conference ‘Players of the Week.’ 

Torre-Martin gave the Rams the push they needed to start out a perfect 3-0. Torre-Martin was undefeated in singles play against Drexel, Georgetown and Campbell University. As for Rasmussen, she guided the lady Rams to a 2-0 start. Rasmussen was also undefeated against Campbell and Drexel. 

With the tennis season young, Rasmussen says that this is the perfect confidence boost before things start picking up. 

“Just excited for the whole team to have our first trial this weekend,” she said. “Play against good teams, it’s going to be a challenge. It’s going to be good for us.”

This honor came unexpectedly for Rasmussen and Torre-Martin. Both weren’t even told until the interview was conducted.

“I was really happy, in fact, I just found out, just right before talking to you. My coach didn’t even tell me,” says Rasmussen.” 

While Torre-Martin, “didn’t expect it and I was so happy. This is just the beginning this turns out to be good year for all of us for VCU.” 

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