SAN JOSE -- The Earthquakes bolstered their roster Tuesday by taking Oakland defender Devante Dubose and San Francisco goalkeeper Billy Knutsen on the second day of the Major League Soccer college draft.

San Jose also got midfielder A.J. Corrado, who had three goals and a team-high seven assists in 22 appearances for Indiana last season. Corrado, 22, was an All-Big Ten player the past two seasons.

The Quakes got a center back in Dubose, who made 60 appearances for Virginia Tech after playing for Oakland-Bishop O'Dowd and Danville's Mustang Academy.

Knutsen, 21, was a two-year starter at American University, recording 13 shutouts in 37 games. He also played for San Francisco-St. Ignatius Prep.

The Vancouver Whitecaps took Mackenzie Pridham, a Cal Poly forward from Santa Cruz.

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