25 Laura Castaldo
25 Laura Castaldo
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Nyack, N.Y.
High School: Clarkstown South
Position: G
gp 31
pts/g 11.3
fg % 44.5
3pt % 37.8
ft % 79.0
reb/g 4.0
a/g 1.8

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Started 29 of 32 games... Fourth on the team in scoring (7.6 ppg)... Has double-digit points in seven games... Matched her career-high with 17 points at Morgan State (Dec. 12) for her fourth double-digit points game in six games... Added five rebounds and three steals versus the Lady Bears... Reset her career-high with 17 points versus La Salle (Dec. 6), with 14 points coming in the fourth quarter... Matched a collegiate best with seven rebounds against Rider (Nov. 21)... Reset her career high with 20 points on a career best six three pointers made at Hartford (Jan. 21).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Saw action in 30 games, the most among the three freshmen, and made one start… Averaged 4.0 points and 1.9 rebounds in her rookie campaign with the Retrievers… Tallied double-digit points in four games… Knocked down a season-best three shots from beyond the arc en route to a season-high 14 points versus Binghamton (March 1)… Registered seven of her nine points versus Albany (Feb. 18) during a 9-2 Retriever run… Scored 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field versus UMass Lowell (Feb. 7)… Made her first collegiate start versus Stony Brook (Jan. 14)… Recorded 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers, in her America East debut at UMass Lowell (Jan. 8)… Pulled down a season-best seven rebounds at La Salle (Dec. 30)… Scored seven points and pulled down five rebounds versus Loyola (Nov. 16)… Registered 11 points, six assists and five steals in 29 minutes in her collegiate debut versus Eastern (Nov. 14)... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: A prime contributor in the turnaround of Clarkstown High School South women's basketball program... Helped her squad post the best record in program history during her final season (21-1) and an undefeated record in league play... Averaged 27.2 points per game and 11.2 rebounds in her senior campaign and was named Rockland Player of the Year... Also earned All-Section, All-County honors and All-State Second Team recognition as a senior... Led the Lady Vikings to back-to-back undefeated county championships... An All-County First Team selection and All-Section First Team honoree as a junior after averaging 20.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a junior... Averaged 17.0 points per game and was named to the All-County and All-Section Second Team in her sophomore campaign... A three-time conference MVP... Played AAU for Hudson Valley Elite... Also lettered for four years in soccer at Clarkstown, earning All-League and All-Section Honorable Mention as a goalkeeper... Received the Math Academic and the Star Academic awards.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Lou and Joanne Castaldo... Younger sister of Mike Castaldo… Major is public health.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS Min-Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. Off Def Reb Avg. PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts. Avg.
2014-15  30/1 687-22.9 44-156 .282 15-70 .214 17-28 .607 17 39 56 1.9 50 0 26 27 4 22 120 4.0
2015-16 32/29 1062-33.2 73-227 .322 44-151 .291 34-42 .810 26 91 117 3.7 45 0 35 37 2 25 224 7.0
Career 62/30 1749-28.2 117-383 .305 59-221 .267 51-70 .729 43 130 173 2.8 99 0 61 64 6 47 344 5.5
Recent Games
Feb 15 UAlbany W, 63-60
Feb 18 at UMass Lowell W, 78-62
Feb 23 at Stony Brook L, 51-37
Feb 26 New Hampshire L, 65-61
Mar 4 vs. Hartford L, 74-40
Mar 16 Brown L, 81-75
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 16
Games started 31 16
Minutes 1137 598
Minutes per game 36.7 37.4
FG 122-274 74-155
FG Pct 44.5 47.7
3PT 42-111 22-56
3PT Pct 37.8 39.3
FT 64-81 31-41
FT Pct 79.0 75.6
Off rebounds 32 18
Def rebounds 92 56
Total rebounds 124 74
Rebounds per game 4.0 4.6
Personal fouls 43 25
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 55 22
Turnovers 59 29
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.8
Steals 36 19
Blocks 5 4
Points 350 201
Points per game 11.3 12.6
Points per 40 min 12.3 13.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 at Columbia W, 67-56 1 35 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 4
Nov 13 Gettysburg W, 71-51 1 27 6-11 54.5 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 19 Maryland Eastern Shore L, 70-57 1 39 3-10 30.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 22 Towson L, 59-48 1 40 5-8 62.5 5-7 71.4 2-2 100.0 17
Nov 27 Princeton L, 69-58 1 40 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 30 at American L, 70-53 1 29 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 4 at Maryland L, 92-42 1 35 4-12 33.3 1-5 20.0 4-4 100.0 13
Dec 7 Morgan St. L, 69-61 1 40 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 6-6 100.0 22
Dec 10 Loyola (Md.) L, 70-65 1 40 4-9 44.4 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 12
Dec 21 at LIU Brooklyn W, 57-45 1 40 5-11 45.5 2-3 66.7 3-5 60.0 15
Dec 28 at Virginia L, 56-30 1 34 1-6 16.7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Dec 29 vs. Liberty W, 62-51 1 39 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 3-4 75.0 11
Dec 31 Coppin State W, 73-63 1 35 2-7 28.6 0-4 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
Jan 4 at Binghamton L, 69-62 1 40 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 7 at Maine L, 72-40 1 24 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Jan 11 Hartford L, 80-73 1 39 5-8 62.5 3-6 50.0 3-4 75.0 16
Jan 14 Vermont W, 69-66 1 42 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 16 at UAlbany W, 64-56 1 37 5-11 45.5 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 12
Jan 22 UMass Lowell W, 79-72 1 38 4-12 33.3 0-2 0.0 6-7 85.7 14
Jan 25 Stony Brook W, 67-61 1 40 7-12 58.3 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 16
Jan 28 at New Hampshire L, 60-50 1 40 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 1 Binghamton W, 53-45 1 33 5-8 62.5 3-3 100.0 2-2 100.0 15
Feb 4 Maine W, 66-62 1 40 4-9 44.4 1-4 25.0 3-6 50.0 12
Feb 10 at Hartford W, 64-47 1 39 6-11 54.5 1-5 20.0 2-4 50.0 15
Feb 12 at Vermont W, 64-52 1 38 4-10 40.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 15 UAlbany W, 63-60 1 40 5-8 62.5 1-1 100.0 5-6 83.3 16
Feb 18 at UMass Lowell W, 78-62 1 30 10-17 58.8 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 24
Feb 23 at Stony Brook L, 51-37 1 38 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 4-4 100.0 13
Feb 26 New Hampshire L, 65-61 1 40 5-14 35.7 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 10
Mar 4 vs. Hartford L, 74-40 1 37 3-8 37.5 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 10
Mar 16 Brown L, 81-75 1 29 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Mar 30 at Umpqua Community College   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 at Columbia W, 67-56 1 35 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 13 Gettysburg W, 71-51 1 27 2 3 5 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 19 Maryland Eastern Shore L, 70-57 1 39 2 3 5 4 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 22 Towson L, 59-48 1 40 0 0 0 3 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 27 Princeton L, 69-58 1 40 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 30 at American L, 70-53 1 29 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 4 at Maryland L, 92-42 1 35 1 2 3 0 6 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 7 Morgan St. L, 69-61 1 40 3 3 6 2 2 1.0 2 0 2 -
Dec 10 Loyola (Md.) L, 70-65 1 40 1 1 2 2 4 0.5 1 1 1 -
Dec 21 at LIU Brooklyn W, 57-45 1 40 3 5 8 3 3 1.0 6 0 2 -
Dec 28 at Virginia L, 56-30 1 34 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 29 vs. Liberty W, 62-51 1 39 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 3 0 1 -
Dec 31 Coppin State W, 73-63 1 35 0 2 2 4 2 2.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 4 at Binghamton L, 69-62 1 40 3 5 8 0 4 0.0 5 0 3 -
Jan 7 at Maine L, 72-40 1 24 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 11 Hartford L, 80-73 1 39 0 3 3 2 0 - 2 1 0 -
Jan 14 Vermont W, 69-66 1 42 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 2 -
Jan 16 at UAlbany W, 64-56 1 37 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 1 2 -
Jan 22 UMass Lowell W, 79-72 1 38 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 25 Stony Brook W, 67-61 1 40 2 2 4 3 0 - 1 2 1 -
Jan 28 at New Hampshire L, 60-50 1 40 1 0 1 3 0 - 3 0 3 -
Feb 1 Binghamton W, 53-45 1 33 3 4 7 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Feb 4 Maine W, 66-62 1 40 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 10 at Hartford W, 64-47 1 39 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 2 0
Feb 12 at Vermont W, 64-52 1 38 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 15 UAlbany W, 63-60 1 40 2 5 7 2 5 0.4 0 0 2 0
Feb 18 at UMass Lowell W, 78-62 1 30 5 6 11 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 23 at Stony Brook L, 51-37 1 38 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 26 New Hampshire L, 65-61 1 40 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 4 vs. Hartford L, 74-40 1 37 0 5 5 3 5 0.6 1 0 1 -
Mar 16 Brown L, 81-75 1 29 0 2 2 4 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 30 at Umpqua Community College   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 30 1 22.9 1.5-5.2 28.2 0.5-2.3 21.4 0.6-0.9 60.7 4.0
2015-16 32 29 33.2 2.3-7.1 32.2 1.4-4.7 29.1 1.1-1.3 81.0 7.0
2016-17 31 31 36.7 3.9-8.8 44.5 1.4-3.6 37.8 2.1-2.6 79.0 11.3
2017-18 29 28 33.9 4.3-11.2 38.5 1.6-5.2 29.6 2.0-2.5 79.5 12.2
Total 122 89 31.7 3.0-8.0 37.1 1.2-4.0 30.2 1.4-1.8 77.2 8.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 30 1 687 44-156 28.2 15-70 21.4 17-28 60.7 120
2015-16 32 29 1062 73-227 32.2 44-151 29.1 34-42 81.0 224
2016-17 31 31 1137 122-274 44.5 42-111 37.8 64-81 79.0 350
2017-18 29 28 984 125-325 38.5 45-152 29.6 58-73 79.5 353
Total 122 89 3870 364-982 37.1 146-484 30.2 173-224 77.2 1047
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 30 1 22.9 2.6-9.1 28.2 0.9-4.1 21.4 1.0-1.6 60.7 7.0
2015-16 32 29 33.2 2.7-8.5 32.2 1.7-5.7 29.1 1.3-1.6 81.0 8.4
2016-17 31 31 36.7 4.3-9.6 44.5 1.5-3.9 37.8 2.3-2.8 79.0 12.3
2017-18 29 28 33.9 5.1-13.2 38.5 1.8-6.2 29.6 2.4-3.0 79.5 14.3
Total 122 89 31.7 3.8-10.1 37.1 1.5-5.0 30.2 1.8-2.3 77.2 10.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 30 1 22.9 0.6 1.3 1.9 1.7 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.1
2015-16 32 29 33.2 0.8 2.8 3.7 1.4 0.0 1.1 1.2 0.9 0.8 0.1
2016-17 31 31 36.7 1.0 3.0 4.0 1.4 0.0 1.8 1.9 0.9 1.2 0.2
2017-18 29 28 33.9 0.4 2.7 3.1 1.5 0.0 1.5 2.5 0.6 0.9 0.2
Total 122 89 31.7 0.7 2.5 3.2 1.5 0.0 1.3 1.6 0.8 0.9 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 30 1 687 17 39 56 50 0 26 27 1.0 22 4
2015-16 32 29 1062 26 91 117 45 0 35 37 0.9 25 2
2016-17 31 31 1137 32 92 124 43 0 55 59 0.9 36 5
2017-18 29 28 984 12 77 89 43 0 44 73 0.6 26 5
Total 122 89 3870 87 299 386 181 0 160 196 0.8 109 16
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 30 1 22.9 1.0 2.3 3.3 2.9 0.0 1.5 1.6 1.0 1.3 0.2
2015-16 32 29 33.2 1.0 3.4 4.4 1.7 0.0 1.3 1.4 0.9 0.9 0.1
2016-17 31 31 36.7 1.1 3.2 4.4 1.5 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 1.3 0.2
2017-18 29 28 33.9 0.5 3.1 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 1.1 0.2
Total 122 89 31.7 0.9 3.1 4.0 1.9 0.0 1.7 2.0 0.8 1.1 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 31 36.7 3.9-8.8 44.5 1.4-3.6 37.8 2.1-2.6 79.0 11.3
Conference 16 16 37.4 4.6-9.7 47.7 1.4-3.5 39.3 1.9-2.6 75.6 12.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 16 37.6 4.3-9.1 47.3 1.3-3.6 36.2 2.6-3.2 78.8 12.5
Away 13 13 35.3 3.6-8.7 41.6 1.3-3.4 38.6 1.4-1.8 78.3 9.9
Neutral 2 2 38.0 3.0-7.5 40.0 2.0-4.5 44.4 2.5-3.0 83.3 10.5
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Wins 15 15 36.9 4.7-9.7 49.0 1.3-3.3 38.0 2.4-3.3 72.0 13.1
Losses 16 16 36.5 3.2-8.1 39.5 1.4-3.8 37.7 1.8-1.9 90.3 9.6
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November 6 6 35.0 3.0-6.8 43.9 1.3-3.8 34.8 0.8-1.0 83.3 8.2
December 7 7 37.6 3.7-9.0 41.3 1.4-3.7 38.5 3.3-4.0 82.1 12.1
January 8 8 37.5 3.9-8.9 43.7 1.5-3.9 38.7 1.6-2.1 76.5 10.9
February 8 8 37.3 5.4-10.5 51.2 1.2-3.1 40.0 2.2-3.0 75.0 14.3
March 2 2 33.0 2.0-7.5 26.7 1.0-3.0 33.3 2.5-3.0 83.3 7.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 31 1137 122-274 44.5 42-111 37.8 64-81 79.0 350
Conference 16 16 598 74-155 47.7 22-56 39.3 31-41 75.6 201
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 16 16 602 69-146 47.3 21-58 36.2 41-52 78.8 200
Away 13 13 459 47-113 41.6 17-44 38.6 18-23 78.3 129
Neutral 2 2 76 6-15 40.0 4-9 44.4 5-6 83.3 21
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Wins 15 15 553 71-145 49.0 19-50 38.0 36-50 72.0 197
Losses 16 16 584 51-129 39.5 23-61 37.7 28-31 90.3 153
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November 6 6 210 18-41 43.9 8-23 34.8 5-6 83.3 49
December 7 7 263 26-63 41.3 10-26 38.5 23-28 82.1 85
January 8 8 300 31-71 43.7 12-31 38.7 13-17 76.5 87
February 8 8 298 43-84 51.2 10-25 40.0 18-24 75.0 114
March 2 2 66 4-15 26.7 2-6 33.3 5-6 83.3 15
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 31 36.7 4.3-9.6 44.5 1.5-3.9 37.8 2.3-2.8 79.0 12.3
Conference 16 16 37.4 4.9-10.4 47.7 1.5-3.7 39.3 2.1-2.7 75.6 13.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 16 37.6 4.6-9.7 47.3 1.4-3.9 36.2 2.7-3.5 78.8 13.3
Away 13 13 35.3 4.1-9.8 41.6 1.5-3.8 38.6 1.6-2.0 78.3 11.2
Neutral 2 2 38.0 3.2-7.9 40.0 2.1-4.7 44.4 2.6-3.2 83.3 11.1
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Wins 15 15 36.9 5.1-10.5 49.0 1.4-3.6 38.0 2.6-3.6 72.0 14.2
Losses 16 16 36.5 3.5-8.8 39.5 1.6-4.2 37.7 1.9-2.1 90.3 10.5
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November 6 6 35.0 3.4-7.8 43.9 1.5-4.4 34.8 1.0-1.1 83.3 9.3
December 7 7 37.6 4.0-9.6 41.3 1.5-4.0 38.5 3.5-4.3 82.1 12.9
January 8 8 37.5 4.1-9.5 43.7 1.6-4.1 38.7 1.7-2.3 76.5 11.6
February 8 8 37.3 5.8-11.3 51.2 1.3-3.4 40.0 2.4-3.2 75.0 15.3
March 2 2 33.0 2.4-9.1 26.7 1.2-3.6 33.3 3.0-3.6 83.3 9.1
  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 31 36.7 1.0 3.0 4.0 1.4 0.0 1.8 1.9 0.9 1.2 0.2
Conference 16 16 37.4 1.1 3.5 4.6 1.6 0.0 1.4 1.8 0.8 1.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 16 37.6 1.1 2.9 3.9 1.1 0.0 2.2 1.5 1.5 0.8 0.3
Away 13 13 35.3 1.2 2.9 4.1 1.8 0.0 1.1 2.1 0.5 1.5 0.1
Neutral 2 2 38.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 - 3.0 4.0 0.8 2.0 0.0
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Wins 15 15 36.9 1.3 3.7 5.1 1.5 0.0 1.6 2.0 0.8 1.1 0.2
Losses 16 16 36.5 0.8 2.3 3.0 1.3 0.0 1.9 1.8 1.1 1.3 0.1
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November 6 6 35.0 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.3 6.0 0.5 0.0
December 7 7 37.6 1.1 2.6 3.7 1.4 - 2.0 3.3 0.6 1.9 0.1
January 8 8 37.5 0.9 2.9 3.8 1.9 - 1.9 1.4 1.4 1.8 0.5
February 8 8 37.3 1.4 4.1 5.5 1.3 0.0 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.6 0.0
March 2 2 33.0 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 - 3.5 2.5 1.4 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 31 1137 32 92 124 43 0 55 59 0.9 36 5
Conference 16 16 598 18 56 74 25 0 22 29 0.8 19 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 16 602 17 46 63 18 0 35 24 1.5 13 4
Away 13 13 459 15 38 53 23 0 14 27 0.5 19 1
Neutral 2 2 76 0 8 8 2 - 6 8 0.8 4 0
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Wins 15 15 553 20 56 76 23 0 24 30 0.8 16 3
Losses 16 16 584 12 36 48 20 0 31 29 1.1 20 2
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November 6 6 210 6 11 17 6 0 12 2 6.0 3 0
December 7 7 263 8 18 26 10 - 14 23 0.6 13 1
January 8 8 300 7 23 30 15 - 15 11 1.4 14 4
February 8 8 298 11 33 44 10 0 7 18 0.4 5 0
March 2 2 66 0 7 7 2 - 7 5 1.4 1 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 31 36.7 1.1 3.2 4.4 1.5 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 1.3 0.2
Conference 16 16 37.4 1.2 3.7 4.9 1.7 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 1.3 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 16 37.6 1.1 3.1 4.2 1.2 0.0 2.3 1.6 1.5 0.9 0.3
Away 13 13 35.3 1.3 3.3 4.6 2.0 0.0 1.2 2.4 0.5 1.7 0.1
Neutral 2 2 38.0 0.0 4.2 4.2 1.1 0.0 3.2 4.2 0.8 2.1 0.0
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Wins 15 15 36.9 1.4 4.1 5.5 1.7 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 1.2 0.2
Losses 16 16 36.5 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.4 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.1 1.4 0.1
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November 6 6 35.0 1.1 2.1 3.2 1.1 0.0 2.3 0.4 6.0 0.6 0.0
December 7 7 37.6 1.2 2.7 4.0 1.5 0.0 2.1 3.5 0.6 2.0 0.2
January 8 8 37.5 0.9 3.1 4.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.5 1.4 1.9 0.5
February 8 8 37.3 1.5 4.4 5.9 1.3 0.0 0.9 2.4 0.4 0.7 0.0
March 2 2 33.0 0.0 4.2 4.2 1.2 0.0 4.2 3.0 1.4 0.6 0.0