23 Dakota Pierce
23 Dakota Pierce
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
High School: Thousand Oaks
Position: G
Major: Aerospace Engineering
gp 27
pts/g 3.5
fg % 41.8
3pt % 48.3
ft % 57.7
reb/g 1.8
a/g 1.4

2018-19: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Appeared in 27 games with 10 starts... Averaged 3.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.5 steals per game... Had three double-digit scoring games, including 12 points at Springfield on 1/16... Had back-to-back games with six rebounds each.

2017-18: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Appeared in 17 games with three starts, averaging 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds to go along with 1.2 assists per game... Had a season-high 11 points in a home win over Wheaton on 2/3... Had nine points and a season-high five assists at Coast Guard... Posted 10 points behind 7-for-12 free throw shooting in an NCAA First Round win over Brockport.

2016-17: CoSIDA Academic All-District... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Appeared in 26 games with 20 starts... Averaged 9.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game while adding 55 assists and 29 steals... Shot 44.2 percent from the field and 34 percent from three... Posted 12 double-digit scoring games, including a pair of 23-point efforts vs. WPI and Springfield... Was a perfect 10-for-10 at the free throw line vs. WPI on 1/7... Had a season-high nine assists at Emerson on 1/21.

2013-14: Saw action in 27 games with 10 starts as a freshman for MIT … averaged 4.0 points and 1.6 rebounds a game … reached double figures in scoring five times … eight points and four rebounds in his first collegiate outing against Lesley (11/15) … 10 points against Rhode Island College (11/30) … 11 points the next time out, including hitting 3-of-4 threes, at UMass Boston (12/3) … 12 points, four rebounds and a pair of assists against Springfield (1/18) … seven points and a career bet three assists against Emerson (1/25) … career-high 18 points in the NEWMAC Tournament against Emerson (2/26) … hit a season-high four three pointers against the Lions … three points while matching his career-high with four rebounds in the NCAA Tournament at Plattsburgh State (3/7).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in Mandarin Chinese... Head assistant to the Mission President of Singapore and Malaysia... Interned with NASA JPL Robotic Systems, Estimation and Control (347E)... Conducted experiments for the MARS 2020 rover's atmosphere mapping instruments, in addition to UV reflector technology for future lunar exploration using high altitude balloons as the platform... MIT Space Systems Lab (SSL) Lab Researcher.

High School: Class valedictorian... Three-year varsity letter winner at Thousand Oaks High School... Team MVP... All-Marmonte League... All-Ventura County... All-CIF Southern Section... Four-year Scholar-Athlete... County Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Two-time CIF Southern Section semifinalist... Church Youth Group president... Eagle Scout... Contemporary Festival Piano Gold Medalist... State Certificate of Merit Level 9 Pianist.

Recent Games
Feb 9 at Springfield College L, 66-61
Feb 13 Clark University W, 113-60
Feb 16 at WPI W, 84-81
Feb 21 WPI L, 55-53
Mar 1 vs. Skidmore College W, 90-67
Mar 2 at Swarthmore College L, 105-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 14
Games started 10 9
Minutes 453 277
Minutes per game 16.8 19.8
FG 33-79 18-46
FG Pct 41.8 39.1
3PT 14-29 10-20
3PT Pct 48.3 50.0
FT 15-26 8-13
FT Pct 57.7 61.5
Off rebounds 15 9
Def rebounds 33 19
Total rebounds 48 28
Rebounds per game 1.8 2.0
Personal fouls 29 14
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 38 15
Turnovers 21 14
Assist to turnover ratio 1.8 1.1
Steals 40 26
Blocks 4 2
Points 95 54
Points per game 3.5 3.9
Points per 40 min 8.4 7.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Harvard University L, 78-66 - 5 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 15 Endicott College L, 90-73 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Eastern Nazarene College W, 86-55 - 24 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 4
Nov 20 Tufts University W, 98-92 - 26 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Nov 24 at Keene State College W, 96-76 - 25 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 29 Pine Manor W, 97-54 - 25 4-6 66.7 0-2 0.0 3-3 100.0 11
Dec 1 Lasell College W, 96-64 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 4 at UMass Dartmouth W, 86-64 - 13 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 6 at Salem State University W, 86-55 1 23 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 8 Fitchburg St. W, 89-55 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 10 at Rhode Island College W, 89-70 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 13 at Bridgewater State University W, 84-64 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 2 WPI W, 74-44 - 24 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 69-54 1 38 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Jan 9 at Emerson College L, 84-65 1 20 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 12 Wheaton College W, 84-69 1 21 4-7 57.1 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 11
Jan 16 Springfield College W, 77-59 1 25 4-8 50.0 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 12
Jan 19 Babson College W, 94-90 1 29 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 23 at Clark University W, 87-66 1 9 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 6
Jan 26 Emerson College W, 96-73 1 25 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 30 at Babson College W, 88-77 - 26 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Feb 2 at Wheaton College W, 88-63 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 6 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 75-54 1 18 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 9 at Springfield College L, 66-61 1 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 13 Clark University W, 113-60 - 17 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 16 at WPI W, 84-81 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 21 WPI L, 55-53 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 1 vs. Skidmore College W, 90-67 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 2 at Swarthmore College L, 105-65 - 12 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Harvard University L, 78-66 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 15 Endicott College L, 90-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Eastern Nazarene College W, 86-55 - 24 3 1 4 6 0 - 1 0 2 -
Nov 20 Tufts University W, 98-92 - 26 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 1 1 -
Nov 24 at Keene State College W, 96-76 - 25 2 1 3 5 1 5.0 2 0 4 0
Nov 29 Pine Manor W, 97-54 - 25 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 1 Lasell College W, 96-64 - 7 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 0 0
Dec 4 at UMass Dartmouth W, 86-64 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Dec 6 at Salem State University W, 86-55 1 23 0 3 3 3 0 - 2 1 2 -
Dec 8 Fitchburg St. W, 89-55 - 9 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 10 at Rhode Island College W, 89-70 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 13 at Bridgewater State University W, 84-64 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 2 WPI W, 74-44 - 24 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 5 0 2 0
Jan 5 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 69-54 1 38 3 3 6 1 1 1.0 6 0 2 0
Jan 9 at Emerson College L, 84-65 1 20 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 4 1 2 -
Jan 12 Wheaton College W, 84-69 1 21 1 1 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 0
Jan 16 Springfield College W, 77-59 1 25 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Jan 19 Babson College W, 94-90 1 29 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 1 0 -
Jan 23 at Clark University W, 87-66 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 26 Emerson College W, 96-73 1 25 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 1 0 0 0
Jan 30 at Babson College W, 88-77 - 26 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 0 -
Feb 2 at Wheaton College W, 88-63 - 4 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 6 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 75-54 1 18 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 9 at Springfield College L, 66-61 1 15 1 0 1 1 0 - 2 0 2 -
Feb 13 Clark University W, 113-60 - 17 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 16 at WPI W, 84-81 - 6 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 0 1 -
Feb 21 WPI L, 55-53 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 1 vs. Skidmore College W, 90-67 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Mar 2 at Swarthmore College L, 105-65 - 12 1 2 3 1 0 - 2 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 27 10 14.1 1.4-3.8 35.9 0.8-2.4 34.4 0.5-0.9 56.5 4.0
2016-17 26 20 27.2 3.3-7.6 44.2 1.3-3.7 34.0 1.7-2.5 66.2 9.6
2017-18 17 3 19.3 1.4-4.1 32.9 0.6-2.3 25.6 1.6-2.4 67.5 4.9
2018-19 27 10 16.8 1.2-2.9 41.8 0.5-1.1 48.3 0.6-1.0 57.7 3.5
Total 97 43 19.3 1.9-4.6 40.1 0.8-2.4 34.5 1.0-1.6 63.6 5.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 27 10 381 37-103 35.9 22-64 34.4 13-23 56.5 109
2016-17 26 20 707 87-197 44.2 33-97 34.0 43-65 66.2 250
2017-18 17 3 328 23-70 32.9 10-39 25.6 27-40 67.5 83
2018-19 27 10 453 33-79 41.8 14-29 48.3 15-26 57.7 95
Total 97 43 1869 180-449 40.1 79-229 34.5 98-154 63.6 537
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 27 10 14.1 3.9-10.8 35.9 2.3-6.7 34.4 1.4-2.4 56.5 11.4
2016-17 26 20 27.2 4.9-11.1 44.2 1.9-5.5 34.0 2.4-3.7 66.2 14.1
2017-18 17 3 19.3 2.8-8.5 32.9 1.2-4.8 25.6 3.3-4.9 67.5 10.1
2018-19 27 10 16.8 2.9-7.0 41.8 1.2-2.6 48.3 1.3-2.3 57.7 8.4
Total 97 43 19.3 3.9-9.6 40.1 1.7-4.9 34.5 2.1-3.3 63.6 11.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 27 10 14.1 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.1
2016-17 26 20 27.2 1.2 2.2 3.4 1.7 0.0 2.1 1.9 1.1 1.1 0.0
2017-18 17 3 19.3 0.5 1.7 2.2 1.7 0.0 1.2 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.1
2018-19 27 10 16.8 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.1 0.0 1.4 0.8 1.8 1.5 0.1
Total 97 43 19.3 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.4 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.2 0.9 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 27 10 381 14 29 43 31 0 18 19 0.9 10 2
2016-17 26 20 707 31 57 88 44 0 55 50 1.1 29 0
2017-18 17 3 328 9 29 38 29 0 21 16 1.3 12 2
2018-19 27 10 453 15 33 48 29 0 38 21 1.8 40 4
Total 97 43 1869 69 148 217 133 0 132 106 1.2 91 8
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 27 10 14.1 1.5 3.0 4.5 3.3 0.0 1.9 2.0 0.9 1.0 0.2
2016-17 26 20 27.2 1.8 3.2 5.0 2.5 0.0 3.1 2.8 1.1 1.6 0.0
2017-18 17 3 19.3 1.1 3.5 4.6 3.5 0.0 2.6 2.0 1.3 1.5 0.2
2018-19 27 10 16.8 1.3 2.9 4.2 2.6 0.0 3.4 1.9 1.8 3.5 0.4
Total 97 43 19.3 1.5 3.2 4.6 2.8 0.0 2.8 2.3 1.2 1.9 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 10 16.8 1.2-2.9 41.8 0.5-1.1 48.3 0.6-1.0 57.7 3.5
Conference 14 9 19.8 1.3-3.3 39.1 0.7-1.4 50.0 0.6-0.9 61.5 3.9
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 3.0
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Home 12 5 19.1 1.7-3.7 45.5 0.8-1.5 50.0 0.3-0.6 57.1 4.4
Away 14 5 15.6 0.9-2.5 37.1 0.4-0.8 45.5 0.8-1.4 57.9 3.0
Neutral 1 - 5.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 23 8 17.5 1.4-3.1 44.4 0.6-1.2 50.0 0.5-0.9 55.0 3.9
Losses 4 2 12.5 0.2-1.8 14.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.0-1.5 66.7 1.5
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November 4 - 25.0 2.5-5.0 50.0 0.8-1.5 50.0 1.2-2.2 55.6 7.0
December 6 1 9.3 0.8-2.0 41.7 0.2-0.5 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.8
January 9 7 24.1 1.9-4.2 44.7 1.0-1.8 56.3 0.9-1.4 61.5 5.7
February 6 2 10.5 0.2-1.3 12.5 0.2-0.7 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.5
March 2 - 8.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 10 453 33-79 41.8 14-29 48.3 15-26 57.7 95
Conference 14 9 277 18-46 39.1 10-20 50.0 8-13 61.5 54
Exhibition 1 - 5 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
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Home 12 5 229 20-44 45.5 9-18 50.0 4-7 57.1 53
Away 14 5 219 13-35 37.1 5-11 45.5 11-19 57.9 42
Neutral 1 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 23 8 403 32-72 44.4 14-28 50.0 11-20 55.0 89
Losses 4 2 50 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
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November 4 - 100 10-20 50.0 3-6 50.0 5-9 55.6 28
December 6 1 56 5-12 41.7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 11
January 9 7 217 17-38 44.7 9-16 56.3 8-13 61.5 51
February 6 2 63 1-8 12.5 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
March 2 - 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 10 16.8 2.9-7.0 41.8 1.2-2.6 48.3 1.3-2.3 57.7 8.4
Conference 14 9 19.8 2.6-6.6 39.1 1.4-2.9 50.0 1.2-1.9 61.5 7.8
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 8.0-8.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.0-16.0 50.0 24.0
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Home 12 5 19.1 3.5-7.7 45.5 1.6-3.1 50.0 0.7-1.2 57.1 9.3
Away 14 5 15.6 2.4-6.4 37.1 0.9-2.0 45.5 2.0-3.5 57.9 7.7
Neutral 1 - 5.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 23 8 17.5 3.2-7.1 44.4 1.4-2.8 50.0 1.1-2.0 55.0 8.8
Losses 4 2 12.5 0.8-5.6 14.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 3.2-4.8 66.7 4.8
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November 4 - 25.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 1.2-2.4 50.0 2.0-3.6 55.6 11.2
December 6 1 9.3 3.6-8.6 41.7 0.7-2.1 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 7.9
January 9 7 24.1 3.1-7.0 44.7 1.7-2.9 56.3 1.5-2.4 61.5 9.4
February 6 2 10.5 0.6-5.1 12.5 0.6-2.5 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.9
March 2 - 8.5 0.0-2.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.7-9.4 50.0 4.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 10 16.8 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.1 0.0 1.4 0.8 1.8 1.5 0.1
Conference 14 9 19.8 0.6 1.4 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.9 0.1
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 5 19.1 0.3 1.8 2.1 0.9 0.0 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.4 0.2
Away 14 5 15.6 0.8 0.9 1.6 1.3 0.0 1.4 0.4 3.3 1.6 0.1
Neutral 1 - 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 23 8 17.5 0.6 1.3 1.9 1.0 0.0 1.5 0.8 1.9 1.4 0.1
Losses 4 2 12.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.8 - 0.8 0.8 1.0 2.0 0.3
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November 4 - 25.0 1.3 2.0 3.3 2.0 0.0 4.5 1.0 4.5 1.5 0.3
December 6 1 9.3 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.5 1.3 1.0 0.2
January 9 7 24.1 0.7 1.6 2.2 0.9 0.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 2.2 0.2
February 6 2 10.5 0.5 0.8 1.3 1.0 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.0
March 2 - 8.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 - 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 10 453 15 33 48 29 0 38 21 1.8 40 4
Conference 14 9 277 9 19 28 14 0 15 14 1.1 26 2
Exhibition 1 - 5 0 1 1 1 - 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 12 5 229 4 21 25 11 0 18 15 1.2 17 2
Away 14 5 219 11 12 23 18 0 20 6 3.3 23 2
Neutral 1 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Wins 23 8 403 13 31 44 22 0 35 18 1.9 32 3
Losses 4 2 50 2 2 4 7 - 3 3 1.0 8 1
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November 4 - 100 5 8 13 8 0 18 4 4.5 6 1
December 6 1 56 0 4 4 4 0 4 3 1.3 6 1
January 9 7 217 6 14 20 8 0 12 11 1.1 20 2
February 6 2 63 3 5 8 6 - 3 3 1.0 6 0
March 2 - 17 1 2 3 3 0 1 0 - 2 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 27 10 16.8 1.3 2.9 4.2 2.6 0.0 3.4 1.9 1.8 3.5 0.4
Conference 14 9 19.8 1.3 2.7 4.0 2.0 0.0 2.2 2.0 1.1 3.8 0.3
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 5 19.1 0.7 3.7 4.4 1.9 0.0 3.1 2.6 1.2 3.0 0.3
Away 14 5 15.6 2.0 2.2 4.2 3.3 0.0 3.7 1.1 3.3 4.2 0.4
Neutral 1 - 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 23 8 17.5 1.3 3.1 4.4 2.2 0.0 3.5 1.8 1.9 3.2 0.3
Losses 4 2 12.5 1.6 1.6 3.2 5.6 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 6.4 0.8
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November 4 - 25.0 2.0 3.2 5.2 3.2 0.0 7.2 1.6 4.5 2.4 0.4
December 6 1 9.3 0.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 2.9 2.1 1.3 4.3 0.7
January 9 7 24.1 1.1 2.6 3.7 1.5 0.0 2.2 2.0 1.1 3.7 0.4
February 6 2 10.5 1.9 3.2 5.1 3.8 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 3.8 0.0
March 2 - 8.5 2.4 4.7 7.1 7.1 0.0 2.4 0.0 - 4.7 0.0