2009: Played in 15 games between the pipes for the Bulldogs, including 14 as the starter...named to the All-Horizon League Second Team... posted five shutouts...was 9-3-2 as the starter...led the league with a goals against average of 0.63...finished second in the league in save percentage...allowed only ten goals...recorded 35 saves.
2008: Started four games for the Bulldogs...recorded three shutouts...finished the season with the lowest goals against average amongst goalies.
2007: Played in 16 matches, all as a starter...finished sixth in the Horizon League in saves...recorded shutouts against Western Kentucky and UIC...named to the All-Tournament Teams at the Northern Illinois and Dayton Tournaments...had a career-high eight saves against St. Francis in his first Butler start...recorded seven saves, while blanking Western Kentucky in overtime.
Previous Experience: Goalkeeper for the "Wuerttembergischen Auswahl" U-14 until U-21...named club Player of the Year...helped team to U-16, U-17, U-19 and U-21 championships...goalkeeper for the U-16 and U-17 National Team of Germany...High School: Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium.
Club Team: SSV Reutlingen 05 (2003-07).
Personal: Born 12/1/86...son of Horst and Brunhild Knopfler....Business major.