21 Sam Schwietz
21 - Sam Schwietz
Height: 6-9
Weight: 225
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Frisco, Texas
High School: Johnson Ferry Christian Acad. (Ga.)
Position: F/C
Major: Economics
gp 33
pts/g 2.1
fg % 70.0
3pt % 0.0
ft % 53.8
reb/g 2.8
a/g 0.7

2018-19: After a year lay-off, competed in a reserve role in the first eight contests, snaring 5 caroms in 9:29 vs. Shenandoah... Hit both FG attempts in 4-point effort at NKU... Amassed career-high 12 caroms in just 14:22 of playing time vs. Hood... Seven boards were off offensive glass and scored season-best 7 points... Made his first start since Jan. 6, 2016 (50 consecutive appearances off the bench) vs. Binghamton on Jan. 16...Produced an outstanding game at Vermont, scoring career high 9 pts and rejecting season-high four shots, tying his career best effort...  Suffered an ankle injury vs. Hartford on Feb. 6 and did not dress at Maine... Returned vs. Binghamton and hit both field goal attempts (4 pts./4 rebs.) in 15 minutes of action... Started for first time in eight games in AE Quarterfinals vs. UAlbany and hit all 3 field goal attempts - hit all five field goal attempts in the tournament... UMBC went 7-2 in his starts... Led UMBC with 16 rejections... Completed his degree requirements in the spring and ended his intercollegiate playing career.       

 

2017-18: Did not dress due to injury suffered in the pre-season… Underwent successful season-ending ankle surgery in late December and was granted a medical red-shirt season... Brother Jack joined him at UMBC on the squad for the fall 2018 semester.

 

2016-17: Came on strong during the second half of the season, playing double-figure minutes in 11 of the final 16 games… Made season debut versus Delaware State on Nov. 16 and contributed a crowd-pleasing follow slam in the closing minutes... Pressed into key second-half service at Hartford on Jan. 11 and pulled down three caroms in four minutes... Played season-high 21 minutes off the bench at UMass Lowell and recorded six rebounds and two steals...   Rejected four shots in 16 minutes vs. UNH on Jan. 28... Hauled down a team-leading seven caroms and blocked four shots at Albany on Feb. 15... Hit all three field goal attempts and grabbed a career-high, team-best eight rebounds in America east playoff setback at UNH on March 1... Scored a season-best six points in the contest… Committed only one turnover in 151 minutes of America East play… Finished third in league games with 1.1 blocked shots per outing.

 

2015-16: Blocked a team-high two shots in collegiate debut in the lid-lifter at Wake Forest… Hit 4-of-7 shots at Maui Jim Maui Invitational Regional Games and recorded first collegiate dunk vs. Cal Poly…Made first collegiate start at Bowling Green on Dec. 2 and UMBC went 3-6 in his starts.. Garnered season-bests of 8 points/6 rebounds/28 minutes in AE opener at Albany on Jan. 6… Suffered late-game injury and did not dress in the next two games… Led UMBC in blocked shots and finished tenth in America East with 0.6 per game. 

 

Background: Selected as the team captain and eventually earned squad’s Most Valuable Player award in JFCA’s inaugural season (2014-15)… Squad recovered from a 2-7 start to finish the year at 23-8 against a national schedule… The team mounted a 21-game winning streak… His year was highlighted by a triple-double (21 pts., 18 rebs., 11 blocks) vs. New Faith Christian in December and a tournament Most Valuable Player honor at the Furtah Prep Holiday Tournament… Graduated JFCA with academic honors… Set school record for the shot put as a sophomore at Wakefield-Frisco… One of four siblings… Older sister Riley is a member of the track & field squad at Troy (Ala.) University… Younger brother Jack competed with him on the basketball squad at JFCA in 2014-15… Parents both participated in athletics at the collegiate level- mother Mary competed as a sprinter at Ohio University, while father, Mike, was a goalkeeper for the ice hockey squad at U.S. International University... An avid read whose favorite book is The Litigators by John Grisham… Lists favorite professional team as the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs.

Recent Games
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 15
Games started 9 6
Minutes 422 217
Minutes per game 12.8 14.5
FG 28-40 13-20
FG Pct 70.0 65.0
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 14-26 7-13
FT Pct 53.8 53.8
Off rebounds 30 10
Def rebounds 61 27
Total rebounds 91 37
Rebounds per game 2.8 2.5
Personal fouls 69 33
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 24 13
Turnovers 14 6
Assist to turnover ratio 1.7 2.2
Steals 12 6
Blocks 16 10
Points 70 33
Points per game 2.1 2.2
Points per 40 min 6.6 6.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - 10 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 16 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 - 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - 17 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - 14 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - 4 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 12 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 - 14 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 - 13 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 - 9 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 - 5 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 17 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 31 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 1 28 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 1 16 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 1 21 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 1 13 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 - 15 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 - 17 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 - 16 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 - 10 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 1 11 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 1 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 1 15 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 - 10 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - 10 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 - 10 2 1 3 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 - 6 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 16 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 - 10 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 1 2 0
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 - 7 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 - 11 0 1 1 0 0 - 2 0 2 -
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - 17 1 4 5 2 0 - 0 1 3 0
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - 14 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 2 0
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 3 0
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 12 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 - 14 7 5 12 2 0 - 1 1 1 0
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 - 13 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 - 9 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 - 11 0 1 1 1 0 - 2 0 2 -
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 -
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 - 5 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 2 3 0
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 17 3 4 7 2 0 - 1 1 2 -
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 31 2 0 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 1 28 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 4 2 0
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 1 16 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 1 21 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 4 -
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 1 13 0 4 4 1 0 - 1 1 3 0
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 - 15 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 - 7 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 - 17 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 - 16 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 - 10 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 0
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 - 6 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 1 11 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 1 16 1 2 3 2 0 - 0 1 2 0
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 1 15 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 27 9 9.2 0.7-1.3 52.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-1.0 30.8 1.6
2016-17 21 - 10.1 0.9-1.4 63.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.1-0.3 33.3 1.9
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 33 9 12.8 0.8-1.2 70.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.4-0.8 53.8 2.1
Total 81 18 10.9 0.8-1.3 62.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.3-0.7 41.4 1.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 27 9 248 18-34 52.9 0-0 - 8-26 30.8 44
2016-17 21 - 212 19-30 63.3 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 40
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2018-19 33 9 422 28-40 70.0 0-1 0.0 14-26 53.8 70
Total 81 18 882 65-104 62.5 0-1 0.0 24-58 41.4 154
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 27 9 9.2 2.9-5.5 52.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-4.2 30.8 7.1
2016-17 21 - 10.1 3.6-5.7 63.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-1.1 33.3 7.5
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 33 9 12.8 2.7-3.8 70.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.3-2.5 53.8 6.6
Total 81 18 10.9 2.9-4.7 62.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.1-2.6 41.4 7.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 27 9 9.2 0.8 0.8 1.6 2.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.6
2016-17 21 - 10.1 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.2 0.8
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 33 9 12.8 0.9 1.8 2.8 2.1 0.0 0.7 0.4 1.7 0.4 0.5
Total 81 18 10.9 0.9 1.5 2.3 2.1 0.0 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 27 9 248 22 21 43 58 4 3 12 0.3 8 15
2016-17 21 - 212 20 36 56 43 0 5 6 0.8 5 16
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 33 9 422 30 61 91 69 0 24 14 1.7 12 16
Total 81 18 882 72 118 190 170 4 32 32 1.0 25 47
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 27 9 9.2 3.5 3.4 6.9 9.4 0.6 0.5 1.9 0.3 1.3 2.4
2016-17 21 - 10.1 3.8 6.8 10.6 8.1 0.0 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.9 3.0
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 33 9 12.8 2.8 5.8 8.6 6.5 0.0 2.3 1.3 1.7 1.1 1.5
Total 81 18 10.9 3.3 5.4 8.6 7.7 0.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.1 2.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 9 12.8 0.8-1.2 70.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.4-0.8 53.8 2.1
Conference 15 6 14.5 0.9-1.3 65.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.5-0.9 53.8 2.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 6 12.7 0.9-1.1 83.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.8 38.5 2.1
Away 13 3 13.4 0.9-1.5 60.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.5-0.7 77.8 2.4
Neutral 3 - 10.7 0.3-0.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.3 50.0 1.3
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Wins 20 7 14.6 1.1-1.2 84.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.5-1.1 47.6 2.6
Losses 13 2 10.0 0.5-1.2 46.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.4 80.0 1.4
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November 8 - 10.0 0.5-0.8 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.8 50.0 1.4
December 7 - 11.9 0.9-1.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.7 60.0 2.1
January 8 5 16.6 1.0-1.2 80.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.9-1.6 53.8 2.9
February 6 1 13.0 0.8-1.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 1.7
March 4 3 12.0 1.2-1.2 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.5 50.0 2.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 9 422 28-40 70.0 0-1 0.0 14-26 53.8 70
Conference 15 6 217 13-20 65.0 0-1 0.0 7-13 53.8 33
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 6 216 15-18 83.3 0-0 - 5-13 38.5 35
Away 13 3 174 12-20 60.0 0-1 0.0 7-9 77.8 31
Neutral 3 - 32 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
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Wins 20 7 292 21-25 84.0 0-1 0.0 10-21 47.6 52
Losses 13 2 130 7-15 46.7 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 18
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November 8 - 80 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 11
December 7 - 83 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 15
January 8 5 133 8-10 80.0 0-1 0.0 7-13 53.8 23
February 6 1 78 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
March 4 3 48 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 9 12.8 2.7-3.8 70.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.3-2.5 53.8 6.6
Conference 15 6 14.5 2.4-3.7 65.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.3-2.4 53.8 6.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 6 12.7 2.8-3.3 83.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.4 38.5 6.5
Away 13 3 13.4 2.8-4.6 60.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.6-2.1 77.8 7.1
Neutral 3 - 10.7 1.2-2.5 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-5.0 50.0 5.0
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Wins 20 7 14.6 2.9-3.4 84.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.4-2.9 47.6 7.1
Losses 13 2 10.0 2.2-4.6 46.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.5 80.0 5.5
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November 8 - 10.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-3.0 50.0 5.5
December 7 - 11.9 2.9-4.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.4 60.0 7.2
January 8 5 16.6 2.4-3.0 80.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.1-3.9 53.8 6.9
February 6 1 13.0 2.6-5.1 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 5.1
March 4 3 12.0 4.2-4.2 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.7 50.0 9.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 9 12.8 0.9 1.8 2.8 2.1 0.0 0.7 0.4 1.7 0.4 0.5
Conference 15 6 14.5 0.7 1.8 2.5 2.2 0.0 0.9 0.4 2.2 0.4 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 6 12.7 1.1 1.8 2.8 2.1 0.0 1.1 0.4 3.0 0.4 0.2
Away 13 3 13.4 0.7 1.9 2.6 2.1 0.0 0.5 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.8
Neutral 3 - 10.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
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Wins 20 7 14.6 1.1 2.0 3.1 2.1 0.0 1.0 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.5
Losses 13 2 10.0 0.6 1.5 2.2 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 1.3 0.5 0.5
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November 8 - 10.0 0.9 1.6 2.5 1.9 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.1
December 7 - 11.9 1.4 1.9 3.3 2.0 0.0 0.7 0.3 2.5 0.4 0.4
January 8 5 16.6 1.0 1.5 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.9 0.5 1.8 0.4 1.0
February 6 1 13.0 0.2 2.3 2.5 2.2 0.0 1.0 0.3 3.0 0.5 0.3
March 4 3 12.0 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.8 0.0 0.8 0.0 - 0.0 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 9 422 30 61 91 69 0 24 14 1.7 12 16
Conference 15 6 217 10 27 37 33 0 13 6 2.2 6 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 6 216 18 30 48 36 0 18 6 3.0 7 4
Away 13 3 174 9 25 34 27 0 6 5 1.2 5 11
Neutral 3 - 32 3 6 9 6 0 0 3 0.0 0 1
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Wins 20 7 292 22 41 63 43 0 20 11 1.8 6 9
Losses 13 2 130 8 20 28 26 0 4 3 1.3 6 7
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November 8 - 80 7 13 20 15 0 3 6 0.5 3 1
December 7 - 83 10 13 23 14 0 5 2 2.5 3 3
January 8 5 133 8 12 20 20 0 7 4 1.8 3 8
February 6 1 78 1 14 15 13 0 6 2 3.0 3 2
March 4 3 48 4 9 13 7 0 3 0 - 0 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 9 12.8 2.8 5.8 8.6 6.5 0.0 2.3 1.3 1.7 1.1 1.5
Conference 15 6 14.5 1.8 5.0 6.8 6.1 0.0 2.4 1.1 2.2 1.1 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 6 12.7 3.3 5.6 8.9 6.7 0.0 3.3 1.1 3.0 1.3 0.7
Away 13 3 13.4 2.1 5.7 7.8 6.2 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.1 2.5
Neutral 3 - 10.7 3.8 7.5 11.3 7.5 0.0 0.0 3.8 0.0 0.0 1.3
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Wins 20 7 14.6 3.0 5.6 8.6 5.9 0.0 2.7 1.5 1.8 0.8 1.2
Losses 13 2 10.0 2.5 6.2 8.6 8.0 0.0 1.2 0.9 1.3 1.8 2.2
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November 8 - 10.0 3.5 6.5 10.0 7.5 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 1.5 0.5
December 7 - 11.9 4.8 6.3 11.1 6.7 0.0 2.4 1.0 2.5 1.4 1.4
January 8 5 16.6 2.4 3.6 6.0 6.0 0.0 2.1 1.2 1.8 0.9 2.4
February 6 1 13.0 0.5 7.2 7.7 6.7 0.0 3.1 1.0 3.0 1.5 1.0
March 4 3 12.0 3.3 7.5 10.8 5.8 0.0 2.5 0.0 - 0.0 1.7