25 Laura Castaldo
25 - Laura Castaldo
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Nyack, N.Y.
High School: Clarkstown South
Position: G
gp 29
pts/g 12.2
fg % 38.5
3pt % 29.6
ft % 79.5
reb/g 3.1
a/g 1.5

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Played and started in all 31 games during the season… Went 61-77 from the foul line (79.2%)… Averaged 4.1 rebounds per game… Second on the team in steals (36) and third in assists (51)... Has the second highest in point average per game (11.5)... Had six steals and eight rebounds along with three assists against LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 21) while scoring 15 points... Played and started in all 16 Conference games… Scored a season best of 24 points in the game against UMass Lowell (Feb. 18) along with 11 rebounds… America East All-Conference Third Team.

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.

Recent Games
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 16
Games started 28 16
Minutes 984 560
Minutes per game 33.9 35.0
FG 125-325 64-164
FG Pct 38.5 39.0
3PT 45-152 25-87
3PT Pct 29.6 28.7
FT 58-73 24-30
FT Pct 79.5 80.0
Off rebounds 12 4
Def rebounds 77 40
Total rebounds 89 44
Rebounds per game 3.1 2.8
Personal fouls 43 23
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 44 25
Turnovers 73 35
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.7
Steals 26 13
Blocks 5 4
Points 353 177
Points per game 12.2 11.1
Points per 40 min 14.3 12.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at Fordham L, 55-46 1 37 3-10 30.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 12 at Hofstra L, 71-55 1 36 4-12 33.3 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 8
Nov 14 Gettysburg W, 72-45 1 36 7-17 41.2 0-2 0.0 4-5 80.0 18
Nov 17 LIU Brooklyn L, 66-52 1 20 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 21 at Towson L, 95-64 1 35 9-19 47.4 4-12 33.3 2-3 66.7 24
Nov 25 vs. St. Bonaventure L, 63-54 1 35 7-14 50.0 1-6 16.7 2-3 66.7 17
Nov 26 vs. North Dakota St. L, 67-53 1 40 5-18 27.8 2-5 40.0 13-14 92.9 25
Nov 29 American L, 61-48 1 40 3-13 23.1 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 10
Dec 3 Columbia L, 60-44 1 29 5-13 38.5 3-7 42.9 2-2 100.0 15
Dec 7 Denver L, 70-48 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 11 at George Mason L, 58-38 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Eastern Shore L, 66-43 - 21 3-6 50.0 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 30 at Princeton L, 77-40 1 20 4-7 57.1 2-2 100.0 0-3 0.0 10
Jan 3 at New Hampshire L, 56-51 1 40 5-12 41.7 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 12
Jan 6 Vermont L, 72-58 1 40 5-13 38.5 2-6 33.3 4-6 66.7 16
Jan 10 Maine L, 64-50 1 37 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 13 UMass Lowell W, 66-54 1 33 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 15 at Hartford L, 65-54 1 32 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 21 UAlbany L, 78-75 1 40 5-11 45.5 1-6 16.7 8-8 100.0 19
Jan 24 at Binghamton L, 81-51 1 35 5-14 35.7 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 13
Jan 28 at Maine L, 69-36 1 21 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 31 Stony Brook L, 69-44 1 30 6-12 50.0 1-6 16.7 5-7 71.4 18
Feb 3 at Vermont W, 52-51 1 30 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 8 Binghamton L, 68-53 1 40 8-16 50.0 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 20
Feb 11 New Hampshire L, 51-46 1 40 3-13 23.1 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 8
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49 1 40 5-14 35.7 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 12
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45 1 35 4-13 30.8 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54 1 38 6-13 46.2 3-10 30.0 4-4 100.0 19
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39 1 29 5-6 83.3 2-2 100.0 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65 1 38 8-18 44.4 3-9 33.3 4-5 80.0 23
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43 1 37 3-9 33.3 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at Fordham L, 55-46 1 37 0 4 4 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 -
Nov 12 at Hofstra L, 71-55 1 36 0 5 5 1 4 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 14 Gettysburg W, 72-45 1 36 4 4 8 1 2 0.5 2 1 3 -
Nov 17 LIU Brooklyn L, 66-52 1 20 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 95-64 1 35 0 3 3 0 4 0.0 1 0 4 -
Nov 25 vs. St. Bonaventure L, 63-54 1 35 0 3 3 1 0 - 3 0 1 -
Nov 26 vs. North Dakota St. L, 67-53 1 40 0 5 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 29 American L, 61-48 1 40 0 3 3 4 4 1.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 3 Columbia L, 60-44 1 29 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 -
Dec 7 Denver L, 70-48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 11 at George Mason L, 58-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Eastern Shore L, 66-43 - 21 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 0 0 1 -
Dec 30 at Princeton L, 77-40 1 20 1 2 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 3 at New Hampshire L, 56-51 1 40 1 2 3 3 1 3.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 6 Vermont L, 72-58 1 40 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 1 1 1 0
Jan 10 Maine L, 64-50 1 37 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 1 1 -
Jan 13 UMass Lowell W, 66-54 1 33 0 4 4 1 4 0.3 1 0 1 -
Jan 15 at Hartford L, 65-54 1 32 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Jan 21 UAlbany L, 78-75 1 40 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 24 at Binghamton L, 81-51 1 35 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 28 at Maine L, 69-36 1 21 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 31 Stony Brook L, 69-44 1 30 0 0 0 2 4 0.5 1 0 1 0
Feb 3 at Vermont W, 52-51 1 30 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 -
Feb 8 Binghamton L, 68-53 1 40 0 0 0 2 5 0.4 0 0 1 -
Feb 11 New Hampshire L, 51-46 1 40 0 7 7 2 1 2.0 0 1 2 -
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49 1 40 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45 1 35 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 1 2 -
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54 1 38 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39 1 29 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65 1 38 2 0 2 3 2 1.5 2 0 0 -
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43 1 37 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
  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 29 28 33.9 4.3-11.2 38.5 1.6-5.2 29.6 2.0-2.5 79.5 12.2
Conference 16 16 35.0 4.0-10.2 39.0 1.6-5.4 28.7 1.5-1.9 80.0 11.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 35.5 4.4-11.7 37.5 1.6-5.4 30.0 2.6-3.2 82.9 13.0
Away 13 12 31.6 4.1-10.2 40.2 1.5-5.1 30.3 0.5-1.0 53.8 10.2
Neutral 3 3 37.3 5.0-13.7 36.6 1.3-5.3 25.0 5.7-6.3 89.5 17.0
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Wins 5 5 33.2 4.4-10.4 42.3 1.2-3.8 31.6 1.8-2.4 75.0 11.8
Losses 24 23 34.1 4.3-11.4 37.7 1.6-5.5 29.3 2.0-2.5 80.3 12.3
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November 8 8 34.9 4.8-13.5 35.2 1.0-4.6 21.6 3.2-3.9 83.9 13.8
December 3 2 23.3 4.0-8.7 46.2 2.7-4.7 57.1 0.7-1.7 40.0 11.3
January 9 9 34.2 3.4-9.2 37.3 1.2-4.7 26.2 1.9-2.4 77.3 10.0
February 8 8 36.3 5.1-12.4 41.4 2.1-6.8 31.5 1.4-1.6 84.6 13.8
March 1 1 37.0 3.0-9.0 33.3 1.0-5.0 20.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 28 984 125-325 38.5 45-152 29.6 58-73 79.5 353
Conference 16 16 560 64-164 39.0 25-87 28.7 24-30 80.0 177
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 461 57-152 37.5 21-70 30.0 34-41 82.9 169
Away 13 12 411 53-132 40.2 20-66 30.3 7-13 53.8 133
Neutral 3 3 112 15-41 36.6 4-16 25.0 17-19 89.5 51
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Wins 5 5 166 22-52 42.3 6-19 31.6 9-12 75.0 59
Losses 24 23 818 103-273 37.7 39-133 29.3 49-61 80.3 294
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November 8 8 279 38-108 35.2 8-37 21.6 26-31 83.9 110
December 3 2 70 12-26 46.2 8-14 57.1 2-5 40.0 34
January 9 9 308 31-83 37.3 11-42 26.2 17-22 77.3 90
February 8 8 290 41-99 41.4 17-54 31.5 11-13 84.6 110
March 1 1 37 3-9 33.3 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 9
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 28 33.9 5.1-13.2 38.5 1.8-6.2 29.6 2.4-3.0 79.5 14.3
Conference 16 16 35.0 4.6-11.7 39.0 1.8-6.2 28.7 1.7-2.1 80.0 12.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 35.5 4.9-13.2 37.5 1.8-6.1 30.0 3.0-3.6 82.9 14.7
Away 13 12 31.6 5.2-12.8 40.2 1.9-6.4 30.3 0.7-1.3 53.8 12.9
Neutral 3 3 37.3 5.4-14.6 36.6 1.4-5.7 25.0 6.1-6.8 89.5 18.2
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Wins 5 5 33.2 5.3-12.5 42.3 1.4-4.6 31.6 2.2-2.9 75.0 14.2
Losses 24 23 34.1 5.0-13.3 37.7 1.9-6.5 29.3 2.4-3.0 80.3 14.4
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November 8 8 34.9 5.4-15.5 35.2 1.1-5.3 21.6 3.7-4.4 83.9 15.8
December 3 2 23.3 6.9-14.9 46.2 4.6-8.0 57.1 1.1-2.9 40.0 19.4
January 9 9 34.2 4.0-10.8 37.3 1.4-5.5 26.2 2.2-2.9 77.3 11.7
February 8 8 36.3 5.7-13.7 41.4 2.3-7.4 31.5 1.5-1.8 84.6 15.2
March 1 1 37.0 3.2-9.7 33.3 1.1-5.4 20.0 2.2-2.2 100.0 9.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 28 33.9 0.4 2.7 3.1 1.5 0.0 1.5 2.5 0.6 0.9 0.2
Conference 16 16 35.0 0.3 2.5 2.8 1.4 0.0 1.6 2.2 0.7 0.8 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 35.5 0.6 2.5 3.2 1.5 0.0 1.8 2.7 0.7 0.8 0.3
Away 13 12 31.6 0.3 2.7 3.0 1.5 - 1.4 2.4 0.6 0.9 0.1
Neutral 3 3 37.3 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 - 1.0 2.3 0.4 1.0 0.0
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Wins 5 5 33.2 1.4 2.0 3.4 1.4 - 1.8 2.4 0.8 1.6 0.2
Losses 24 23 34.1 0.2 2.8 3.0 1.5 0.0 1.5 2.5 0.6 0.8 0.2
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November 8 8 34.9 0.6 3.5 4.1 1.9 - 1.1 3.3 0.3 1.1 0.1
December 3 2 23.3 0.3 2.7 3.0 1.0 - 1.7 2.7 0.6 0.7 0.0
January 9 9 34.2 0.2 2.8 3.0 1.2 0.0 1.3 2.2 0.6 0.9 0.2
February 8 8 36.3 0.5 1.9 2.4 1.5 - 2.0 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.3
March 1 1 37.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 - 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 28 984 12 77 89 43 0 44 73 0.6 26 5
Conference 16 16 560 4 40 44 23 0 25 35 0.7 13 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 461 8 33 41 20 0 23 35 0.7 11 4
Away 13 12 411 4 35 39 20 - 18 31 0.6 12 1
Neutral 3 3 112 0 9 9 3 - 3 7 0.4 3 0
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Wins 5 5 166 7 10 17 7 - 9 12 0.8 8 1
Losses 24 23 818 5 67 72 36 0 35 61 0.6 18 4
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November 8 8 279 5 28 33 15 - 9 26 0.3 9 1
December 3 2 70 1 8 9 3 - 5 8 0.6 2 0
January 9 9 308 2 25 27 11 0 12 20 0.6 8 2
February 8 8 290 4 15 19 12 - 16 17 0.9 7 2
March 1 1 37 0 1 1 2 - 2 2 1.0 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 29 28 33.9 0.5 3.1 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 1.1 0.2
Conference 16 16 35.0 0.3 2.9 3.1 1.6 0.0 1.8 2.5 0.7 0.9 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 35.5 0.7 2.9 3.6 1.7 0.0 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.3
Away 13 12 31.6 0.4 3.4 3.8 1.9 0.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 1.2 0.1
Neutral 3 3 37.3 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.1 0.0 1.1 2.5 0.4 1.1 0.0
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Wins 5 5 33.2 1.7 2.4 4.1 1.7 0.0 2.2 2.9 0.8 1.9 0.2
Losses 24 23 34.1 0.2 3.3 3.5 1.8 0.0 1.7 3.0 0.6 0.9 0.2
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November 8 8 34.9 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.2 0.0 1.3 3.7 0.3 1.3 0.1
December 3 2 23.3 0.6 4.6 5.1 1.7 0.0 2.9 4.6 0.6 1.1 0.0
January 9 9 34.2 0.3 3.2 3.5 1.4 0.0 1.6 2.6 0.6 1.0 0.3
February 8 8 36.3 0.6 2.1 2.6 1.7 0.0 2.2 2.3 0.9 1.0 0.3
March 1 1 37.0 0.0 1.1 1.1 2.2 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.0