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Bentley University Falcons
136 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
34 Melina Kollia
34 Melina Kollia
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Athens, Greece
High School: American Community School
Position: C
gp 32
pts/g 3.1
fg % 46.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 50.0
reb/g 2.3
a/g 0.8

Career: Appeared in 47 games during her first two seasons, averaging 6.0 minutes, 1.7 points and 1.4 rebounds … career totals included 81 points and 68 rebounds.

2014-15 Season: Came off the bench 24 times during her sophomore season … averaged 1.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 6.2 minutes … established a career-high with nine points in 11 minutes at Stonehill Feb. 21 … blocked two shots at Saint Rose Jan. 29 … claimed six rebounds in seven minutes Jan. 10 at Southern Connecticut State.

2013-14 Season: Saw action in 23 games off the bench … averaged 5.8 minutes, 2.1 points and 1.8 rebounds … season-high six points vs. Merrimack Feb. 11 … scored five against Holy Family in the season-opener and also had five, along with six rebounds, Feb. 15 at St. Michael’s … seven rebounds and two blocks in nine minutes against Southern New Hampshire Nov. 26.

Before Bentley: 2013 graduate of American Community Schools of Athens … has also played with Greek National Teams and the Ikaros club team … three-time participant in Greek finals with Ikaros, with two third-place finishes … captain on the Ikaros club team … received an ACS Outstanding Performance Award as a senior … named one of the top nine players in the 2011-12 International Schools Sports Tournament in Brussels after helping ACS to the championship … ACS team MVP as a junior and senior … also the team’s Coach’s Award recipient in 2011 … was listed as one of the top five players in Greece in 2010-11 … champion of developmental tournament in Greece.

Personal: Is majoring in economics-finance with a minor in politics … age as of Nov. 15: 20 … given name is Aimilia-Christina Kollia … daughter of Spiridon Kollias and Maria Hasioti … has one brother, Apostolis Kollia (12) … father was a boxer who won a bronze medal for Greece in the Balkan Championships … Principal’s List and High Honor Roll for three years while in high school … National Honor Society.

2014-15 Statistics

2013-14 Statistics

Recent Games
Mar 6 American Int'l W, 67-60
Mar 11 Saint Anselm W, 62-54
Mar 12 Queens (N.Y.) W, 77-67
Mar 14 New York Tech W, 79-74
Mar 22 vs. Virginia Union W, 53-52
Mar 23 vs. Lubbock Christian L, 67-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 18
Games started - -
Minutes 336 195
Minutes per game 10.5 10.8
FG 46-99 23-56
FG Pct 46.5 41.1
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 6-12 4-8
FT Pct 50.0 50.0
Off rebounds 20 10
Def rebounds 55 28
Total rebounds 75 38
Rebounds per game 2.3 2.1
Personal fouls 37 20
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 24 12
Turnovers 43 21
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.6
Steals 7 6
Blocks 11 7
Points 98 50
Points per game 3.1 2.8
Points per 40 min 11.7 10.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 14 at Holy Family W, 79-54 - 13 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 15 at Philadelphia U. W, 69-60 - 10 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 18 at Merrimack W, 68-60 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 21 Franklin Pierce W, 60-39 - 17 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 24 at Assumption L, 78-72 - 11 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 28 Indianapolis W, 80-58 - 20 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 30 New York Tech W, 71-55 - 11 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 5 Southern N.H. L, 72-67 - 12 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 Saint Anselm W, 60-46 - 17 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 12 at St. Michael's W, 77-71 - 13 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 20 at LIU Post W, 61-54 - 16 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 30 Bridgeport W, 69-53 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 2 Stonehill W, 80-69 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 9 at New Haven W, 84-72 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 13 Adelphi L, 65-59 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 16 at American Int'l W, 72-65 - 17 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 20 at Pace W, 68-54 - 9 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 23 at Le Moyne W, 64-54 - 11 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 27 St. Rose W, 70-55 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 30 Southern Conn. St. W, 60-56 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 3 at Stonehill W, 53-50 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Feb 6 Assumption W, 77-65 - 20 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 10 at Southern N.H. W, 60-56 - 9 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 13 at Franklin Pierce L, 87-76 - 5 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 17 St. Michael's W, 68-50 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Anselm L, 65-57 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Merrimack W, 58-50 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Stonehill W, 54-50 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 3 Southern Conn. St. W, 78-74 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 6 American Int'l W, 67-60 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 11 Saint Anselm W, 62-54 - 18 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 12 Queens (N.Y.) W, 77-67 - 14 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Mar 14 New York Tech W, 79-74 - 6 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 22 vs. Virginia Union W, 53-52 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 23 vs. Lubbock Christian L, 67-57 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 14 at Holy Family W, 79-54 - 13 3 4 7 2 4 0.5 0 0 5 1
Nov 15 at Philadelphia U. W, 69-60 - 10 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 18 at Merrimack W, 68-60 - 7 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 21 Franklin Pierce W, 60-39 - 17 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 1 1 1 -
Nov 24 at Assumption L, 78-72 - 11 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 28 Indianapolis W, 80-58 - 20 1 8 9 1 6 0.2 0 1 2 -
Nov 30 New York Tech W, 71-55 - 11 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 0 1 2 -
Dec 5 Southern N.H. L, 72-67 - 12 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Dec 7 Saint Anselm W, 60-46 - 17 1 5 6 1 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 12 at St. Michael's W, 77-71 - 13 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 20 at LIU Post W, 61-54 - 16 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 30 Bridgeport W, 69-53 - 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 2 Stonehill W, 80-69 - 6 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Jan 9 at New Haven W, 84-72 - 6 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 13 Adelphi L, 65-59 - 8 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 16 at American Int'l W, 72-65 - 17 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 1 2 -
Jan 20 at Pace W, 68-54 - 9 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 1 0 -
Jan 23 at Le Moyne W, 64-54 - 11 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 27 St. Rose W, 70-55 - 14 1 0 1 1 4 0.3 0 0 1 -
Jan 30 Southern Conn. St. W, 60-56 - 7 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 3 at Stonehill W, 53-50 - 6 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 6 Assumption W, 77-65 - 20 2 2 4 1 4 0.3 2 0 1 -
Feb 10 at Southern N.H. W, 60-56 - 9 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 1 2 2 0
Feb 13 at Franklin Pierce L, 87-76 - 5 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 17 St. Michael's W, 68-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Anselm L, 65-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Merrimack W, 58-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Stonehill W, 54-50 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 -
Mar 3 Southern Conn. St. W, 78-74 - 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 6 American Int'l W, 67-60 - 7 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 3 -
Mar 11 Saint Anselm W, 62-54 - 18 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 12 Queens (N.Y.) W, 77-67 - 14 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Mar 14 New York Tech W, 79-74 - 6 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 22 vs. Virginia Union W, 53-52 - 11 1 1 2 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 23 vs. Lubbock Christian L, 67-57 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 23 - 5.8 0.9-2.1 40.8 0.1-0.2 40.0 0.3-0.4 60.0 2.1
2014-15 24 - 6.2 0.6-1.8 33.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.2-0.2 83.3 1.4
2015-16 32 - 10.5 1.4-3.1 46.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.2-0.4 50.0 3.1
2016-17 29 1 8.6 1.2-2.9 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.6 50.0 2.8
Total 108 1 8.0 1.1-2.5 42.2 0.0-0.1 22.2 0.2-0.4 56.8 2.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 23 - 134 20-49 40.8 2-5 40.0 6-10 60.0 48
2014-15 24 - 149 14-42 33.3 0-3 0.0 5-6 83.3 33
2015-16 32 - 336 46-99 46.5 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 98
2016-17 29 1 250 36-85 42.4 0-0 - 8-16 50.0 80
Total 108 1 869 116-275 42.2 2-9 22.2 25-44 56.8 259
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 23 - 5.8 6.0-14.6 40.8 0.6-1.5 40.0 1.8-3.0 60.0 14.3
2014-15 24 - 6.2 3.8-11.3 33.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.3-1.6 83.3 8.9
2015-16 32 - 10.5 5.5-11.8 46.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.7-1.4 50.0 11.7
2016-17 29 1 8.6 5.8-13.6 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.6 50.0 12.8
Total 108 1 8.0 5.3-12.7 42.2 0.1-0.4 22.2 1.2-2.0 56.8 11.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 23 - 5.8 0.3 1.4 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.2
2014-15 24 - 6.2 0.3 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.0 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.4
2015-16 32 - 10.5 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.3
2016-17 29 1 8.6 0.5 1.7 2.2 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.1
Total 108 1 8.0 0.5 1.5 1.9 1.0 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 23 - 134 8 33 41 29 0 5 22 0.2 2 5
2014-15 24 - 149 7 20 27 18 0 5 24 0.2 0 10
2015-16 32 - 336 20 55 75 37 1 24 43 0.6 7 11
2016-17 29 1 250 15 49 64 25 0 13 26 0.5 4 4
Total 108 1 869 50 157 207 109 1 47 115 0.4 13 30
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 23 - 5.8 2.4 9.9 12.2 8.7 0.0 1.5 6.6 0.2 0.6 1.5
2014-15 24 - 6.2 1.9 5.4 7.2 4.8 0.0 1.3 6.4 0.2 0.0 2.7
2015-16 32 - 10.5 2.4 6.5 8.9 4.4 0.1 2.9 5.1 0.6 0.8 1.3
2016-17 29 1 8.6 2.4 7.8 10.2 4.0 0.0 2.1 4.2 0.5 0.6 0.6
Total 108 1 8.0 2.3 7.2 9.5 5.0 0.0 2.2 5.3 0.4 0.6 1.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 - 10.5 1.4-3.1 46.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.2-0.4 50.0 3.1
Conference 18 - 10.8 1.3-3.1 41.1 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.2-0.4 50.0 2.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 17 - 11.0 1.7-3.5 49.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.2-0.2 75.0 3.6
Away 13 - 10.2 1.3-2.9 44.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.6 37.5 2.8
Neutral 2 - 8.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 27 - 10.9 1.5-3.2 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.4 50.0 3.3
Losses 5 - 8.2 1.0-2.4 41.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
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November 7 - 12.7 1.4-3.6 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.6 75.0 3.3
December 5 - 12.4 2.2-3.4 64.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.4 50.0 4.6
January 8 - 9.8 0.9-2.5 35.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.1-0.2 50.0 1.9
February 5 - 8.8 1.2-3.2 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.8 25.0 2.6
March 7 - 9.0 1.7-3.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 3.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 - 336 46-99 46.5 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 98
Conference 18 - 195 23-56 41.1 0-1 0.0 4-8 50.0 50
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 - 187 29-59 49.2 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 61
Away 13 - 133 17-38 44.7 0-0 - 3-8 37.5 37
Neutral 2 - 16 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 27 - 295 41-87 47.1 0-0 - 6-12 50.0 88
Losses 5 - 41 5-12 41.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 10
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November 7 - 89 10-25 40.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 23
December 5 - 62 11-17 64.7 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 23
January 8 - 78 7-20 35.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
February 5 - 44 6-16 37.5 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 13
March 7 - 63 12-21 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 24
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 - 10.5 5.5-11.8 46.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.7-1.4 50.0 11.7
Conference 18 - 10.8 4.7-11.5 41.1 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.8-1.6 50.0 10.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 17 - 11.0 6.2-12.6 49.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.6-0.9 75.0 13.0
Away 13 - 10.2 5.1-11.4 44.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.4 37.5 11.1
Neutral 2 - 8.0 0.0-5.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 27 - 10.9 5.6-11.8 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.6 50.0 11.9
Losses 5 - 8.2 4.9-11.7 41.7 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 9.8
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November 7 - 12.7 4.5-11.2 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-1.8 75.0 10.3
December 5 - 12.4 7.1-11.0 64.7 0.0-0.6 0.0 0.6-1.3 50.0 14.8
January 8 - 9.8 3.6-10.3 35.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 50.0 7.7
February 5 - 8.8 5.5-14.5 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-3.6 25.0 11.8
March 7 - 9.0 7.6-13.3 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 15.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 - 10.5 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.3
Conference 18 - 10.8 0.6 1.6 2.1 1.1 0.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 - 11.0 0.6 2.0 2.6 1.1 - 0.8 1.6 0.5 0.3 0.4
Away 13 - 10.2 0.6 1.5 2.2 1.3 0.1 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.3
Neutral 2 - 8.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.5 2.0 0.0 0.5
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Wins 27 - 10.9 0.7 1.8 2.5 1.3 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.4
Losses 5 - 8.2 0.0 1.4 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.2 0.2
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November 7 - 12.7 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.9 0.1 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.3 0.4
December 5 - 12.4 0.6 2.0 2.6 0.6 - 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.2
January 8 - 9.8 0.6 1.0 1.6 1.3 - 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.1 0.4
February 5 - 8.8 0.4 1.0 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.6 0.6
March 7 - 9.0 0.7 1.3 2.0 1.1 - 1.0 0.9 1.2 0.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 - 336 20 55 75 37 1 24 43 0.6 7 11
Conference 18 - 195 10 28 38 20 0 12 21 0.6 6 7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 - 187 11 34 45 18 - 14 27 0.5 5 6
Away 13 - 133 8 20 28 17 1 8 15 0.5 2 4
Neutral 2 - 16 1 1 2 2 - 2 1 2.0 0 1
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Wins 27 - 295 20 48 68 35 1 21 40 0.5 6 10
Losses 5 - 41 0 7 7 2 0 3 3 1.0 1 1
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November 7 - 89 5 23 28 13 1 6 16 0.4 2 3
December 5 - 62 3 10 13 3 - 3 6 0.5 1 1
January 8 - 78 5 8 13 10 - 6 9 0.7 1 3
February 5 - 44 2 5 7 3 0 2 6 0.3 3 3
March 7 - 63 5 9 14 8 - 7 6 1.2 0 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 32 - 10.5 2.4 6.5 8.9 4.4 0.1 2.9 5.1 0.6 0.8 1.3
Conference 18 - 10.8 2.1 5.7 7.8 4.1 0.0 2.5 4.3 0.6 1.2 1.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 - 11.0 2.4 7.3 9.6 3.9 0.0 3.0 5.8 0.5 1.1 1.3
Away 13 - 10.2 2.4 6.0 8.4 5.1 0.3 2.4 4.5 0.5 0.6 1.2
Neutral 2 - 8.0 2.5 2.5 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0 2.5 2.0 0.0 2.5
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Wins 27 - 10.9 2.7 6.5 9.2 4.7 0.1 2.8 5.4 0.5 0.8 1.4
Losses 5 - 8.2 0.0 6.8 6.8 2.0 0.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 1.0 1.0
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November 7 - 12.7 2.2 10.3 12.6 5.8 0.4 2.7 7.2 0.4 0.9 1.3
December 5 - 12.4 1.9 6.5 8.4 1.9 0.0 1.9 3.9 0.5 0.6 0.6
January 8 - 9.8 2.6 4.1 6.7 5.1 0.0 3.1 4.6 0.7 0.5 1.5
February 5 - 8.8 1.8 4.5 6.4 2.7 0.0 1.8 5.5 0.3 2.7 2.7
March 7 - 9.0 3.2 5.7 8.9 5.1 0.0 4.4 3.8 1.2 0.0 0.6