CHARLOTTE, NC – Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer redshirt freshman defender Luke Waechter was named to’s National Team of the Week for his performance in the 49ers 3-0 victory over Campbell last Saturday.

Waechter scored the 49ers second goal and then he helped the 49ers post a shutout victory over Campbell.

Waechter is currently tied for second on the team with two goals.

This season, Waechter and the rest of the 49ers stout defense have recorded four shutouts including two consecutive shutouts. Charlotte has only allowed four goals in their first seven games.

Waechter is the first Niner to earn national team of the week honors this season.

Charlotte continues their four-game home stand when they play Conference USA rival South Carolina at Transamerica Field, Friday, September 27 at 7 pm.