The Rochester Raging Rhinos announced today that the team has released forward Anthony Rougier and defender Ryan Hall.
Rougier, the 5-8, 160-pound native of Point Fortin, South Trinidad, appeared in six games with the Rhinos this season. Rougier signed with the team on April 26th. A member of the Trinidad and Tobago National Team, Rougier spent time with Nanjing YoYo FC in the Chinese First Division last season. In his career, Rougier led Trinidad and Tobago to the 1999 Copa Caribe title and the semifinals of the 2000 Gold Cup. In his professional career, Rougier has played in England with Reading FC, Brentford, Brighton, Port Vale, and Hibernian (Scotland).
Hall, the 5-10, 180-pound defender from Great Falls, Virginia, played two seasons with the Syracuse Salty Dogs (A-League). In 25 games, Hall collected four points (1+2) with the club. Prior to his professional career, Hall put together a strong career with the Syracuse Orange, where he finished his career with 19 points (6+7).