3 Dontel Highsmith
3 Dontel Highsmith
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dowagiac, Mich.
High School: Dowagiac (Northern Illinois)
Position: P
gp 26
pts/g 4.9
fg % 40.3
3pt % 22.2
ft % 71.4
reb/g 2.2
a/g 1.1

2017-18 SEASON
•    Played in 26 games with one start, making CSU debut at ECU (11/20).
•    Averages 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds.
•    Had nine points with two assists vs. UIC (1/20).
•    Grabbed eight rebounds at Oakland (1/12), one shy of tying career-high.
•    Tallied seven points (3-5 FG) at Detroit Mercy (1/10).
•    Had seven points (3-4 FG) in 13 minutes vs. Milwaukee (1/6).
•    Scored 12 poins (5-7 FG) vs. Toledo (12/23).
•    Tallied six rebounds and four assists at Niagara (12/19).
•    Had 10 points, three rebounds and career-best four steals vs. Arkansas State (11/29).
•    Scored 17 points (8-12 FG) with five boards vs. Central Conn. (11/24).
•    Finished with nine points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals at ECU (11/19).
•    Played in and started all 32 games in 2016-17, averaging 6.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
•    Missed 2014-15 season with knee injury and sat out 2015-16 season as he continued rehab following his second knee surgery.

PRE-CLEVELAND STATE
•    Spent four years (2013-17) at Northern Illinois.
•    Played in and started all 32 games in 2016-17, averaging 6.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
•    Dished out career-high six assists at Eastern Michigan (3/6).
•    Scored 11 points (4-5 FG) with two rebounds and two assists vs. Western Michigan (2/28).
•    Had 10 points with three rebounds at Central Michigan (2/21).
•     Tallied 11 points (5-7 FG) with four assists at Toledo (1/28).
•    Posted 16 points, six rebounds and two assists at Central Michigan (1/7), hitting 3-of-5 from three-point.
•    Made 8-of-12 from field for season-high 23 points, adding four rebounds at FIU (12/17).
•    Scored 16 points with five rebounds, three assits and two steals at CSU-Northridge (11/19).
•    Sat out 2015-16 season as he continued rehad following his second knee surgery.
•    Missed 2014-15 season after injuring knee just prior to beginning of the season.
•    Started eight of 11 games as a freshman before season was cut short due to knee injury.
•    Was averaging 10.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists at the time of injury.
•    Was also shooting .539 (41-76) from the field with 11 steals.
•    Poured in 19 points with six rebounds at Iowa State (12/31) in final game before injury.
•    Scored career-high 27 points (9-11 FG) with three rebounds at UC-Riverside (12/22).
•    Had 13 points with four rebounds and two steals at Nebraska (11/30).
•    Tallied seven points with six rebounds against Milwaukee (11/17).
•    Finished with nine points, two rebounds and a steal vs. James Madison (11/15).

HIGH SCHOOL
•    Concluded his career at Dowagiac H.S. as its all-time leading scorer with 1,969 points.
•    Averaged 29.1 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as a senior, leading team to an 18-3 record.
•    Finished fifth in Mr. Basketball voting in the State of Michigan.
•    Named to the 2013 Associated Press Class B All-State First Team and the Detroit Free Press Class B All-State Team.
•    Averaged 27.8 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 steals as a junior in 2011-12, leading Dowagiac to a 16-6 record while earning Associated Press Class B All-State honors
•    As a sophomore, led squad to the Michigan Class B State Semifinals for the first time since 1983.
•    Earned third-team all-state honors from the Detroit News.
•    Was a three-sport standout in basketball, football and track.
•    Named the South Bend Tribune’s Boys Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2013.
•    Won the Division II state long jump championship as a senior with a jump of 23-5 1/4.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 10, 1994 in Dowagiac, Mich. ... son of Stephanie Young and Don Highsmith ... pursuing masters in sports management.

Recent Games
Feb 19 at Wright State L, 72-63
Feb 24 at Youngstown State W, 99-94
Mar 2 vs. Youngstown State W, 72-71
Mar 3 vs. Northern Ky. W, 89-80
Mar 5 vs. Oakland W, 44-43
Mar 6 vs. Wright State L, 74-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 14
Games started 1 -
Minutes 506 245
Minutes per game 19.5 17.5
FG 50-124 24-59
FG Pct 40.3 40.7
3PT 8-36 3-16
3PT Pct 22.2 18.8
FT 20-28 9-9
FT Pct 71.4 100.0
Off rebounds 16 5
Def rebounds 40 16
Total rebounds 56 21
Rebounds per game 2.2 1.5
Personal fouls 42 18
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 29 14
Turnovers 30 12
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.2
Steals 21 8
Blocks 2 0
Points 128 60
Points per game 4.9 4.3
Points per 40 min 10.1 9.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 Cedarville W, 78-60 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Akron L, 67-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Coppin St. W, 80-56 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at East Carolina L, 72-69 1 37 3-9 33.3 0-3 0.0 3-3 100.0 9
Nov 24 Central Conn. St. L, 74-73 - 26 8-12 66.7 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 17
Nov 29 Arkansas State W, 75-72 - 28 4-6 66.7 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 10
Dec 2 at Kent St. L, 72-62 - 23 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 6 at Western Michigan L, 78-67 - 25 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Dec 10 Notre Dame (Ohio) W, 89-56 - 18 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 8
Dec 19 at Niagara L, 79-77 - 23 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 21 at #20 Cincinnati L, 81-62 - 26 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 6
Dec 23 Toledo L, 77-62 - 26 5-7 71.4 1-1 100.0 1-3 33.3 12
Dec 29 at #2 Michigan St. L, 111-61 - 17 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 1 Youngstown State L, 80-77 - 19 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 4 Green Bay W, 80-79 - 12 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 6 Milwaukee L, 67-63 - 13 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 7
Jan 10 at Detroit Mercy L, 85-84 - 24 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 12 at Oakland L, 81-68 - 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 15 at Northern Ky. L, 70-55 - 26 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 18 IUPUI W, 70-67 - 22 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 20 UIC L, 87-80 - 19 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Jan 25 at Green Bay L, 66-44 - 25 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 6-6 100.0 10
Jan 27 at Milwaukee L, 70-47 - 15 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 1 Wright State W, 77-74 - 24 3-5 60.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 3 Northern Ky. L, 78-61 - 16 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 8 at IUPUI L, 78-73 - 9 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 10 at UIC W, 86-78 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Detroit Mercy W, 75-72 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Oakland L, 82-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Wright State L, 72-63 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Youngstown State W, 99-94 - 6 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 2 vs. Youngstown State W, 72-71 - 7 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 3 vs. Northern Ky. W, 89-80 - 5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Mar 5 vs. Oakland W, 44-43 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. Wright State L, 74-57 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 Cedarville W, 78-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Akron L, 67-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Coppin St. W, 80-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at East Carolina L, 72-69 1 37 2 7 9 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 24 Central Conn. St. L, 74-73 - 26 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Nov 29 Arkansas State W, 75-72 - 28 1 2 3 0 4 0.0 4 0 1 0
Dec 2 at Kent St. L, 72-62 - 23 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 1 1 -
Dec 6 at Western Michigan L, 78-67 - 25 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 10 Notre Dame (Ohio) W, 89-56 - 18 1 1 2 2 2 1.0 3 0 3 -
Dec 19 at Niagara L, 79-77 - 23 2 4 6 4 1 4.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 21 at #20 Cincinnati L, 81-62 - 26 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 23 Toledo L, 77-62 - 26 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 29 at #2 Michigan St. L, 111-61 - 17 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 1 Youngstown State L, 80-77 - 19 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 Green Bay W, 80-79 - 12 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 6 Milwaukee L, 67-63 - 13 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 10 at Detroit Mercy L, 85-84 - 24 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at Oakland L, 81-68 - 15 4 4 8 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 15 at Northern Ky. L, 70-55 - 26 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 18 IUPUI W, 70-67 - 22 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 20 UIC L, 87-80 - 19 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 25 at Green Bay L, 66-44 - 25 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 27 at Milwaukee L, 70-47 - 15 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 1 Wright State W, 77-74 - 24 0 2 2 3 0 - 1 0 4 0
Feb 3 Northern Ky. L, 78-61 - 16 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 8 at IUPUI L, 78-73 - 9 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 10 at UIC W, 86-78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Detroit Mercy W, 75-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Oakland L, 82-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Wright State L, 72-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Youngstown State W, 99-94 - 6 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 2 vs. Youngstown State W, 72-71 - 7 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Mar 3 vs. Northern Ky. W, 89-80 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Mar 5 vs. Oakland W, 44-43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. Wright State L, 74-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 26 1 19.5 1.9-4.8 40.3 0.3-1.4 22.2 0.8-1.1 71.4 4.9
Total 26 1 19.5 1.9-4.8 40.3 0.3-1.4 22.2 0.8-1.1 71.4 4.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 26 1 506 50-124 40.3 8-36 22.2 20-28 71.4 128
Total 26 1 506 50-124 40.3 8-36 22.2 20-28 71.4 128
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 26 1 19.5 4.0-9.8 40.3 0.6-2.8 22.2 1.6-2.2 71.4 10.1
Total 26 1 19.5 4.0-9.8 40.3 0.6-2.8 22.2 1.6-2.2 71.4 10.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 26 1 19.5 0.6 1.5 2.2 1.6 0.0 1.1 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.1
Total 26 1 19.5 0.6 1.5 2.2 1.6 0.0 1.1 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 26 1 506 16 40 56 42 0 29 30 1.0 21 2
Total 26 1 506 16 40 56 42 0 29 30 1.0 21 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 26 1 19.5 1.3 3.2 4.4 3.3 0.0 2.3 2.4 1.0 1.7 0.2
Total 26 1 19.5 1.3 3.2 4.4 3.3 0.0 2.3 2.4 1.0 1.7 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 1 19.5 1.9-4.8 40.3 0.3-1.4 22.2 0.8-1.1 71.4 4.9
Conference 14 - 17.5 1.7-4.2 40.7 0.2-1.1 18.8 0.6-0.6 100.0 4.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 - 20.3 3.1-5.8 53.1 0.5-1.5 29.4 0.5-1.0 54.5 7.2
Away 13 1 20.8 1.2-4.3 28.6 0.2-1.4 16.7 0.9-1.2 80.0 3.6
Neutral 2 - 6.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 1.0
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Wins 8 - 15.3 1.5-3.9 38.7 0.4-1.4 27.3 0.5-0.8 66.7 3.9
Losses 18 1 21.3 2.1-5.2 40.9 0.3-1.4 20.0 0.9-1.2 72.7 5.4
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November 3 1 30.3 5.0-9.0 55.6 0.7-2.7 25.0 1.3-2.0 66.7 12.0
December 7 - 22.6 1.6-4.9 32.4 0.4-1.6 27.3 0.7-1.6 45.5 4.3
January 10 - 19.0 1.8-4.8 37.5 0.3-1.2 25.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 4.8
February 4 - 13.8 1.5-2.8 54.5 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0
March 2 - 6.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 1.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 1 506 50-124 40.3 8-36 22.2 20-28 71.4 128
Conference 14 - 245 24-59 40.7 3-16 18.8 9-9 100.0 60
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 - 223 34-64 53.1 5-17 29.4 6-11 54.5 79
Away 13 1 271 16-56 28.6 3-18 16.7 12-15 80.0 47
Neutral 2 - 12 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
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Wins 8 - 122 12-31 38.7 3-11 27.3 4-6 66.7 31
Losses 18 1 384 38-93 40.9 5-25 20.0 16-22 72.7 97
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November 3 1 91 15-27 55.6 2-8 25.0 4-6 66.7 36
December 7 - 158 11-34 32.4 3-11 27.3 5-11 45.5 30
January 10 - 190 18-48 37.5 3-12 25.0 9-9 100.0 48
February 4 - 55 6-11 54.5 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 12
March 2 - 12 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 1 19.5 4.0-9.8 40.3 0.6-2.8 22.2 1.6-2.2 71.4 10.1
Conference 14 - 17.5 3.9-9.6 40.7 0.5-2.6 18.8 1.5-1.5 100.0 9.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 - 20.3 6.1-11.5 53.1 0.9-3.0 29.4 1.1-2.0 54.5 14.2
Away 13 1 20.8 2.4-8.3 28.6 0.4-2.7 16.7 1.8-2.2 80.0 6.9
Neutral 2 - 6.0 0.0-13.3 0.0 0.0-3.3 0.0 6.7-6.7 100.0 6.7
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Wins 8 - 15.3 3.9-10.2 38.7 1.0-3.6 27.3 1.3-2.0 66.7 10.2
Losses 18 1 21.3 4.0-9.7 40.9 0.5-2.6 20.0 1.7-2.3 72.7 10.1
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November 3 1 30.3 6.6-11.9 55.6 0.9-3.5 25.0 1.8-2.6 66.7 15.8
December 7 - 22.6 2.8-8.6 32.4 0.8-2.8 27.3 1.3-2.8 45.5 7.6
January 10 - 19.0 3.8-10.1 37.5 0.6-2.5 25.0 1.9-1.9 100.0 10.1
February 4 - 13.8 4.4-8.0 54.5 0.0-2.9 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.7
March 2 - 6.0 0.0-13.3 0.0 0.0-3.3 0.0 6.7-6.7 100.0 6.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 1 19.5 0.6 1.5 2.2 1.6 0.0 1.1 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.1
Conference 14 - 17.5 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.9 1.2 0.6 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 - 20.3 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.5 0.0 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.1 0.1
Away 13 1 20.8 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.8 - 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.1
Neutral 2 - 6.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 - 15.3 0.5 1.4 1.9 2.0 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.4 0.0
Losses 18 1 21.3 0.7 1.6 2.3 1.4 0.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.6 0.1
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November 3 1 30.3 1.3 4.3 5.7 1.7 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 2.0 0.3
December 7 - 22.6 0.7 1.3 2.0 2.3 0.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.1
January 10 - 19.0 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.0 0.0 1.1 0.9 1.2 0.7 0.0
February 4 - 13.8 0.0 1.3 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.0
March 2 - 6.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 1 506 16 40 56 42 0 29 30 1.0 21 2
Conference 14 - 245 5 16 21 18 0 14 12 1.2 8 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 - 223 4 12 16 16 0 12 13 0.9 12 1
Away 13 1 271 10 26 36 23 - 17 16 1.1 9 1
Neutral 2 - 12 2 2 4 3 0 0 1 0.0 0 0
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Wins 8 - 122 4 11 15 16 0 8 10 0.8 11 0
Losses 18 1 384 12 29 41 26 0 21 20 1.1 10 2
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November 3 1 91 4 13 17 5 0 4 8 0.5 6 1
December 7 - 158 5 9 14 16 0 11 9 1.2 7 1
January 10 - 190 5 11 16 10 0 11 9 1.2 7 0
February 4 - 55 0 5 5 8 0 3 3 1.0 1 0
March 2 - 12 2 2 4 3 0 0 1 0.0 0 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 26 1 19.5 1.3 3.2 4.4 3.3 0.0 2.3 2.4 1.0 1.7 0.2
Conference 14 - 17.5 0.8 2.6 3.4 2.9 0.0 2.3 2.0 1.2 1.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 - 20.3 0.7 2.2 2.9 2.9 0.0 2.2 2.3 0.9 2.2 0.2
Away 13 1 20.8 1.5 3.8 5.3 3.4 0.0 2.5 2.4 1.1 1.3 0.1
Neutral 2 - 6.0 6.7 6.7 13.3 10.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 - 15.3 1.3 3.6 4.9 5.2 0.0 2.6 3.3 0.8 3.6 0.0
Losses 18 1 21.3 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.7 0.0 2.2 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.2
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November 3 1 30.3 1.8 5.7 7.5 2.2 0.0 1.8 3.5 0.5 2.6 0.4
December 7 - 22.6 1.3 2.3 3.5 4.1 0.0 2.8 2.3 1.2 1.8 0.3
January 10 - 19.0 1.1 2.3 3.4 2.1 0.0 2.3 1.9 1.2 1.5 0.0
February 4 - 13.8 0.0 3.6 3.6 5.8 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 0.7 0.0
March 2 - 6.0 6.7 6.7 13.3 10.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0