How Acquired: Traded from Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Dec. 11, 2013 in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 SuperDraft. Originally signed with the Revs as an undrafted free agent out of UNC-Wilmington in 2007.
Knighton is a veteran goalkeeper brings experience and competition to the goalkeeper position in New England. He's made 54 appearances (52 starts) in his MLS career with the Revs, Philadelphia Union and Vancouver Whitecaps, with a record of 21-18-12.
College: A two-time All-Colonial Athletic Association selection at UNC-Wilmington, Knighton's collegiate head coach, Aidan Heaney, was an original member of the Revolution (1996-97).