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Whitecaps Select Five More in MLS SuperDraft

The Whitecaps selected two Canadians in the 3rd and 4th round

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They might not be here for long, but the Vancouver Whitecaps did select five more players out of the 3rd and 4th rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.

The Whitecaps held three picks in the third round (54th, 58th, 61st) as well as a pair of fourth rounders (72nd, 74th).

The Whitecaps started off the day selecting a player right out of their own backyard, striker Jovan Blagojevic from the Simon Fraser University Clan.

Blagojevic is a 6'0 Coquitlam native, and according to the SFU website, he managed 18 goals in 18 games in 2014.

The Whitecaps selected another striker with the 58th pick, this time Adam Montague, out of Michigan State. Montague checks in at 6'3 and 187 lbs, and managed 5 goals in 21 games last season.

Next up was a Goalkeeper, as the Whitecaps took Spencer Richey out of the University of Washington with the 61st pick, and their last pick of the third round. It's a position the Whitecaps aren't exactly thin at, but the 6'2 did put together a solid 9-5-2 record with a 1.23 GAA and 5 clean sheets in 2014.

In the fourth round, the Whitecaps used the 72nd overall pick to take defender Craig Nitti. Nitti is from Layola Marymount and brings plenty of size at 6'5 and 210 lbs.

Finally, the Whitecaps used pick 74 to go with another Canadian, this time Center Back Nikola Paunic from the University of Southern Florida. According to the USF website, Paunic hails from Toronto and started 40 out of 41 games for the team over his two years there.

Well, what do you think Whitecap fans? Do you see any diamonds in the rough?