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Rahim and Lewis Named To Trinidad and Tobago's World Cup Qualifying Squad

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut men's soccer players Brent Rahim (Diego Martin, Trinidad) and Darin Lewis (Tunapuna, Trinidad) were named to Trinidad and Tobago's initial 32-man roster for CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying training squad by Trinidad and Tobago coach Ian Porterfield.

Rahim, the BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year, helped lead the Huskies to the 2000 NCAA Men's Soccer National Championship. The senior started in 90 games during his career and scored 12 goals. His 27 career assists put him in eighth place on UConn's all-time assist list. A Hermann Trophy Award finalist, Rahim was also named a NSCAA All-American. Rahim played with the national team this summer in the first round of World Cup Qualifying and is a member of Trinidad and Tobago's U23 team.

Lewis, the 2000 NCAA College Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player, will be seeking his first cap with the national team. A junior college transfer, Lewis scored 21 goals in two seasons at UConn. The forward scored two goals and recorded one assist in the NCAA College Cup. An NSCAA All-American, Lewis also played with the Trinidad and Tobago U23 team.