11 Dontel Highsmith
11 - Dontel Highsmith
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dowagiac, Mich.
High School: Dowagiac (Northern Illinois)
Position: P
gp 31
pts/g 4.0
fg % 41.8
3pt % 32.6
ft % 84.2
reb/g 1.5
a/g 1.0

2017-18 SEASON
•    Played in 26 games with one start.
•    Averaged 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) in his CSU debut.

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 rehab 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 9 Milwaukee W, 78-68
Feb 14 UIC L, 81-77
Feb 16 IUPUI W, 89-86
Feb 21 at Wright State L, 87-61
Feb 23 at Northern Ky. W, 83-77
Mar 2 at Youngstown State W, 89-80
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 18
Games started 7 1
Minutes 494 256
Minutes per game 15.9 14.2
FG 38-91 25-55
FG Pct 41.8 45.5
3PT 15-46 12-29
3PT Pct 32.6 41.4
FT 32-38 13-15
FT Pct 84.2 86.7
Off rebounds 10 4
Def rebounds 36 18
Total rebounds 46 22
Rebounds per game 1.5 1.2
Personal fouls 37 16
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 30 15
Turnovers 13 6
Assist to turnover ratio 2.3 2.5
Steals 12 6
Blocks 3 1
Points 123 75
Points per game 4.0 4.2
Points per 40 min 10.0 11.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 Ohio Valley W, 102-55 1 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Nov 6 at Davidson L, 83-63 1 18 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 7
Nov 10 Kent State L, 83-79 1 29 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 13 Urbana W, 94-65 1 20 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9
Nov 16 South Carolina State W, 84-69 1 25 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 18 Samford L, 73-60 1 18 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 23 at No. 23 Ohio State L, 89-62 1 12 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 25 Purdue Fort Wayne L, 82-79 - 19 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 28 at DePaul L, 83-73 - 15 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 1 at Toledo L, 80-67 - 15 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 5 Bowling Green W, 82-64 - 24 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 7
Dec 9 Notre Dame (Ohio) W, 77-56 - 15 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 16 at Illinois State L, 88-77 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 1
Dec 19 Niagara W, 82-60 - 18 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 28 Oakland L, 89-77 - 21 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 3-3 100.0 11
Dec 30 Detroit Mercy L, 73-61 - 20 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 3 at Milwaukee L, 83-76 - 13 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 at Green Bay L, 90-89 - 19 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 10 at IUPUI L, 90-74 - 20 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 at UIC L, 73-56 - 10 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 17 Northern Ky. L, 91-76 - 12 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 19 Wright State L, 89-66 - 18 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 5
Jan 26 Youngstown State W, 72-62 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 31 at Detroit Mercy L, 78-64 - 23 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 2 at Oakland L, 83-68 - 23 7-7 100.0 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 19
Feb 7 Green Bay L, 82-65 - 15 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Feb 9 Milwaukee W, 78-68 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 14 UIC L, 81-77 - 13 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 3-5 60.0 5
Feb 16 IUPUI W, 89-86 1 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 21 at Wright State L, 87-61 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 23 at Northern Ky. W, 83-77 - 13 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Mar 2 at Youngstown State W, 89-80 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 Ohio Valley W, 102-55 1 16 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 6 at Davidson L, 83-63 1 18 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 10 Kent State L, 83-79 1 29 1 1 2 2 0 - 1 0 3 -
Nov 13 Urbana W, 94-65 1 20 1 3 4 3 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 16 South Carolina State W, 84-69 1 25 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Nov 18 Samford L, 73-60 1 18 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 23 at No. 23 Ohio State L, 89-62 1 12 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 25 Purdue Fort Wayne L, 82-79 - 19 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 28 at DePaul L, 83-73 - 15 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 1 at Toledo L, 80-67 - 15 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 5 Bowling Green W, 82-64 - 24 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 9 Notre Dame (Ohio) W, 77-56 - 15 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 16 at Illinois State L, 88-77 - 10 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 19 Niagara W, 82-60 - 18 0 2 2 0 0 - 2 1 2 -
Dec 28 Oakland L, 89-77 - 21 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 30 Detroit Mercy L, 73-61 - 20 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 3 at Milwaukee L, 83-76 - 13 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 5 at Green Bay L, 90-89 - 19 2 3 5 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 10 at IUPUI L, 90-74 - 20 1 2 3 1 0 - 2 0 1 -
Jan 12 at UIC L, 73-56 - 10 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 17 Northern Ky. L, 91-76 - 12 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 19 Wright State L, 89-66 - 18 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 26 Youngstown State W, 72-62 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 31 at Detroit Mercy L, 78-64 - 23 0 3 3 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Feb 2 at Oakland L, 83-68 - 23 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Feb 7 Green Bay L, 82-65 - 15 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 9 Milwaukee W, 78-68 - 14 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 14 UIC L, 81-77 - 13 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 IUPUI W, 89-86 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 21 at Wright State L, 87-61 - 5 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 23 at Northern Ky. W, 83-77 - 13 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 2 at Youngstown State W, 89-80 - 6 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 0 1 0
  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
2018-19 31 7 15.9 1.2-2.9 41.8 0.5-1.5 32.6 1.0-1.2 84.2 4.0
Total 57 8 17.5 1.5-3.8 40.9 0.4-1.4 28.0 0.9-1.2 78.8 4.4
  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
2018-19 31 7 494 38-91 41.8 15-46 32.6 32-38 84.2 123
Total 57 8 1000 88-215 40.9 23-82 28.0 52-66 78.8 251
  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
2018-19 31 7 15.9 3.1-7.4 41.8 1.2-3.7 32.6 2.6-3.1 84.2 10.0
Total 57 8 17.5 3.5-8.6 40.9 0.9-3.3 28.0 2.1-2.6 78.8 10.0
  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
2018-19 31 7 15.9 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.2 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.3 0.4 0.1
Total 57 8 17.5 0.5 1.3 1.8 1.4 0.0 1.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 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
2018-19 31 7 494 10 36 46 37 0 30 13 2.3 12 3
Total 57 8 1000 26 76 102 79 0 59 43 1.4 33 5
  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
2018-19 31 7 15.9 0.8 2.9 3.7 3.0 0.0 2.4 1.1 2.3 1.0 0.2
Total 57 8 17.5 1.0 3.0 4.1 3.2 0.0 2.4 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 7 15.9 1.2-2.9 41.8 0.5-1.5 32.6 1.0-1.2 84.2 4.0
Conference 18 1 14.2 1.4-3.1 45.5 0.7-1.6 41.4 0.7-0.8 86.7 4.2
Exhibition 1 1 16.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.0 100.0 5.0
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Home 17 5 17.2 1.0-2.9 34.7 0.4-1.5 23.1 1.5-1.9 81.3 3.9
Away 14 2 14.4 1.5-3.0 50.0 0.6-1.4 45.0 0.4-0.4 100.0 4.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 3 14.6 0.7-2.0 35.0 0.2-1.1 18.2 1.3-1.5 86.7 2.9
Losses 21 4 16.6 1.5-3.4 43.7 0.6-1.7 37.1 0.9-1.1 82.6 4.5
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November 8 6 19.5 1.2-3.4 37.0 0.4-1.8 21.4 1.4-1.6 84.6 4.3
December 7 - 17.6 1.0-2.9 35.0 0.3-1.1 25.0 1.6-1.9 84.6 3.9
January 8 - 15.1 1.2-2.8 45.5 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.5-0.5 100.0 3.5
February 7 1 12.6 1.6-3.0 52.4 0.9-1.7 50.0 0.9-1.1 75.0 4.9
March 1 - 6.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 7 494 38-91 41.8 15-46 32.6 32-38 84.2 123
Conference 18 1 256 25-55 45.5 12-29 41.4 13-15 86.7 75
Exhibition 1 1 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
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Home 17 5 292 17-49 34.7 6-26 23.1 26-32 81.3 66
Away 14 2 202 21-42 50.0 9-20 45.0 6-6 100.0 57
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 10 3 146 7-20 35.0 2-11 18.2 13-15 86.7 29
Losses 21 4 348 31-71 43.7 13-35 37.1 19-23 82.6 94
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November 8 6 156 10-27 37.0 3-14 21.4 11-13 84.6 34
December 7 - 123 7-20 35.0 2-8 25.0 11-13 84.6 27
January 8 - 121 10-22 45.5 4-12 33.3 4-4 100.0 28
February 7 1 88 11-21 52.4 6-12 50.0 6-8 75.0 34
March 1 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 7 15.9 3.1-7.4 41.8 1.2-3.7 32.6 2.6-3.1 84.2 10.0
Conference 18 1 14.2 3.9-8.6 45.5 1.9-4.5 41.4 2.0-2.3 86.7 11.7
Exhibition 1 1 16.0 5.0-5.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-2.5 100.0 12.5
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Home 17 5 17.2 2.3-6.7 34.7 0.8-3.6 23.1 3.6-4.4 81.3 9.0
Away 14 2 14.4 4.2-8.3 50.0 1.8-4.0 45.0 1.2-1.2 100.0 11.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 3 14.6 1.9-5.5 35.0 0.5-3.0 18.2 3.6-4.1 86.7 7.9
Losses 21 4 16.6 3.6-8.2 43.7 1.5-4.0 37.1 2.2-2.6 82.6 10.8
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November 8 6 19.5 2.6-6.9 37.0 0.8-3.6 21.4 2.8-3.3 84.6 8.7
December 7 - 17.6 2.3-6.5 35.0 0.7-2.6 25.0 3.6-4.2 84.6 8.8
January 8 - 15.1 3.3-7.3 45.5 1.3-4.0 33.3 1.3-1.3 100.0 9.3
February 7 1 12.6 5.0-9.5 52.4 2.7-5.5 50.0 2.7-3.6 75.0 15.5
March 1 - 6.0 0.0-6.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 7 15.9 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.2 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.3 0.4 0.1
Conference 18 1 14.2 0.2 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.0 0.8 0.3 2.5 0.3 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 16.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
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Home 17 5 17.2 0.4 1.2 1.5 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.4 0.4 0.1
Away 14 2 14.4 0.3 1.1 1.4 1.1 0.0 0.9 0.4 2.2 0.4 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 3 14.6 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.5 2.0 0.6 0.1
Losses 21 4 16.6 0.3 1.4 1.7 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.5 0.3 0.1
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November 8 6 19.5 0.4 1.6 2.0 1.9 0.0 1.5 0.5 3.0 0.3 0.1
December 7 - 17.6 0.6 1.0 1.6 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.1
January 8 - 15.1 0.4 1.9 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.3 2.5 0.6 0.0
February 7 1 12.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.3 0.1 0.1
March 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 7 494 10 36 46 37 0 30 13 2.3 12 3
Conference 18 1 256 4 18 22 16 0 15 6 2.5 6 1
Exhibition 1 1 16 0 1 1 0 - 0 1 0.0 1 0
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Home 17 5 292 6 20 26 22 0 17 7 2.4 7 2
Away 14 2 202 4 16 20 15 0 13 6 2.2 5 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 3 146 4 7 11 15 0 10 5 2.0 6 1
Losses 21 4 348 6 29 35 22 0 20 8 2.5 6 2
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November 8 6 156 3 13 16 15 0 12 4 3.0 2 1
December 7 - 123 4 7 11 8 0 4 4 1.0 4 1
January 8 - 121 3 15 18 8 0 5 2 2.5 5 0
February 7 1 88 0 1 1 5 0 7 3 2.3 1 1
March 1 - 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 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 31 7 15.9 0.8 2.9 3.7 3.0 0.0 2.4 1.1 2.3 1.0 0.2
Conference 18 1 14.2 0.6 2.8 3.4 2.5 0.0 2.3 0.9 2.5 0.9 0.2
Exhibition 1 1 16.0 0.0 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 2.5 0.0
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Home 17 5 17.2 0.8 2.7 3.6 3.0 0.0 2.3 1.0 2.4 1.0 0.3
Away 14 2 14.4 0.8 3.2 4.0 3.0 0.0 2.6 1.2 2.2 1.0 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 3 14.6 1.1 1.9 3.0 4.1 0.0 2.7 1.4 2.0 1.6 0.3
Losses 21 4 16.6 0.7 3.3 4.0 2.5 0.0 2.3 0.9 2.5 0.7 0.2
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November 8 6 19.5 0.8 3.3 4.1 3.8 0.0 3.1 1.0 3.0 0.5 0.3
December 7 - 17.6 1.3 2.3 3.6 2.6 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.3
January 8 - 15.1 1.0 5.0 6.0 2.6 0.0 1.7 0.7 2.5 1.7 0.0
February 7 1 12.6 0.0 0.5 0.5 2.3 0.0 3.2 1.4 2.3 0.5 0.5
March 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 13.3 0.0 - 0.0 0.0