44 - Erik Wachter
Erik Wachter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 218
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Whitehouse Station, N.J.
High School: Hunterdon Central
Position: LB

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Played in all 11 games at outside linebacker, earning one start.
• Totaled 16 tackles and two pass breakups on the season.
• Recorded a season-high seven tackles and two pass breakups at New Hampshire in his first career start.
• Posted three solo tackles during the victory over Colgate.
• Made a pair of tackles against both Fordham and Lafayette.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Saw action in six games as a backup linebacker and on special teams.
• Played vs. Howard, UMass, Harvard, Georgetown, Fordham and Brown.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Did not see any varsity action.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Matt Perotti at Hunterdon Central High School.
• Totaled 176 tackles as a senior, with 11 tackles for loss and three sacks.
• Finished his career with 266 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 10 sacks.
• Two-time All-Skylands Conference and All-County selection.
• Earned All-State and West Jersey Player of the Year honors from the Newark Star Ledger.
• Led team to the North Jersey Group IV championship in 2007 and the Central Jersey Group IV championship in 2006.
• Also lettered in lacrosse at Hunterdon Central.
• Served as captain of both the football and lacrosse teams as a senior.

PERSONAL:
• Son of George and Lisa Wachter.
• Has two brothers (Kyle and Kevin).
• Majoring in Biology.

 

WACHTER'S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS UT AT TT SACK TFL INT PBU
2010 6-0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
2011 11-1 11 5 16 0-0 0-0 0-0 2
TOTAL 17-1 11 5 16 0-0 0-0 0-0 2