0 Akia Harris
0 Akia Harris
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Position: G
Major: Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness -- Fitness & Wellness
gp 31
pts/g 9.0
fg % 33.2
3pt % 28.6
ft % 78.2
reb/g 3.1
a/g 4.5

2017-18: Continued her career as Tech’s starting point guard, starting all 29 games and averaging 34.0 minutes per game (ranked eighth-best in the OVC)… improved her scoring average to 8.6 points per game, her field goal percentage to 36.8 and her 3-point field goal percentage to 39.2 (the fourth-best mark in the conference)… scored in double-figures in nine games… reached a new career-high of 22 points and added another career-high of five 3-pointers against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 30)… ranked fourth in the OVC with a 1.5 assist/turnover ratio and ninth with 3.6 assists per game.

2016-17: Started 29 of Tech’s 30 games, averaging 30.1 minutes per game… became just the fifth player in Tech history to record the program’s 10th triple-double, tallying 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds (all career-highs) in a 72-54 win over Murray State (Jan. 7)… reached double-figure points in 13 games and 10+ assists in two games… ended the year with averages of 8.1 points per game, 3.2 rebounds and 4.0 assists… led Tech with 121 assists and 41 steals… played a career-high 45 minutes in an 87-84 overtime loss to Austin Peay (Jan. 5)… three-time adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week.

High School: Harris comes to Tech from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, where she spent her senior year… previously attended the Girls Preparatory School from eighth to 11th grade... started at point guard her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons for the GPS Bruisers… won a state championship and received all-state honors three times… averaged 19 points and four assists per game and led the city of Chattanooga in steals (4.9 per game) in 2014... ranked 10th on the Rick Bolus Tennessee players list as a sophomore and was selected by the Chattanooga Times-Free Press as first-team Best of Preps her freshman and sophomore seasons... played for Team Elite (based in Atlanta) and TN Xtrema on the AAU circuit… helped her teams reach various national championship games, including a 12U runner-up finish in 2011, a 13U national championship in 2012 and an Disney Showcase national championship in 2013 and 2014.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science, physical education and wellness with a concentration in fitness and wellness… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll twice (spring 2018, fall 2016).

Recent Games
Feb 28 at SIUE L, 63-61
Mar 2 at Eastern Illinois W, 68-51
Mar 7 vs. Austin Peay W, 68-57
Mar 8 vs. Belmont L, 62-48
Mar 21 Akron W, 73-59
Mar 25 at Campbell L, 70-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 16
Games started 30 15
Minutes 932 473
Minutes per game 30.1 29.6
FG 92-277 48-144
FG Pct 33.2 33.3
3PT 26-91 17-51
3PT Pct 28.6 33.3
FT 68-87 39-45
FT Pct 78.2 86.7
Off rebounds 30 17
Def rebounds 66 29
Total rebounds 96 46
Rebounds per game 3.1 2.9
Personal fouls 40 20
Disqualifications - -
Assists 140 74
Turnovers 70 36
Assist to turnover ratio 2.0 2.1
Steals 34 15
Blocks 2 0
Points 278 152
Points per game 9.0 9.5
Points per 40 min 11.9 12.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Hiwassee College W, 105-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Cumberland University W, 88-55 1 29 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 5-5 100.0 11
Nov 11 at Xavier L, 70-60 1 36 5-20 25.0 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 12
Nov 16 Middle Tennessee W, 68-64 1 34 5-7 71.4 1-3 33.3 4-4 100.0 15
Nov 19 Western Carolina W, 77-58 1 31 1-11 9.1 0-6 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 24 at Charleston Southern W, 77-55 1 28 3-11 27.3 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 8
Nov 25 vs. Old Dominion L, 80-73 1 29 4-12 33.3 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 12
Dec 2 at Wichita State W, 55-45 1 27 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 4 at Arkansas L, 65-42 1 37 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 1-3 33.3 5
Dec 18 UNC Asheville W, 60-53 1 26 4-6 66.7 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 12
Dec 21 at Lipscomb W, 67-52 1 31 1-5 20.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 100-58 1 26 6-14 42.9 1-2 50.0 6-7 85.7 19
Jan 3 at Tennessee State W, 69-59 1 35 2-11 18.2 1-3 33.3 6-8 75.0 11
Jan 5 at Belmont W, 77-72 1 33 2-10 20.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 10 SIUE W, 79-55 1 29 0-6 0.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 5
Jan 12 Eastern Illinois W, 99-88 1 31 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 16 Tennessee State W, 76-65 1 33 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 19 at Jacksonville State W, 66-49 1 30 5-9 55.6 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 12
Jan 24 at Morehead State L, 77-56 1 29 2-7 28.6 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 26 at Eastern Kentucky W, 81-68 1 30 5-11 45.5 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 14
Jan 31 Austin Peay L, 72-65 1 34 3-13 23.1 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 2 Murray State W, 74-65 1 18 0-7 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 7 at Southeast Missouri L, 62-53 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at UT Martin W, 80-76 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Jacksonville State W, 62-59 - 31 4-8 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 16 Belmont L, 99-67 1 31 3-12 25.0 2-7 28.6 6-7 85.7 14
Feb 21 Eastern Kentucky W, 77-57 1 27 6-11 54.5 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 15
Feb 23 Morehead State L, 73-70 1 21 1-12 8.3 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 28 at SIUE L, 63-61 1 22 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 6
Mar 2 at Eastern Illinois W, 68-51 1 39 8-8 100.0 6-6 100.0 5-6 83.3 27
Mar 7 vs. Austin Peay W, 68-57 1 28 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Mar 8 vs. Belmont L, 62-48 1 28 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Mar 21 Akron W, 73-59 1 36 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 12
Mar 25 at Campbell L, 70-62 1 33 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Hiwassee College W, 105-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Cumberland University W, 88-55 1 29 1 1 2 6 2 3.0 6 0 1 -
Nov 11 at Xavier L, 70-60 1 36 0 1 1 5 2 2.5 1 0 1 -
Nov 16 Middle Tennessee W, 68-64 1 34 1 7 8 3 3 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 19 Western Carolina W, 77-58 1 31 1 3 4 8 2 4.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 24 at Charleston Southern W, 77-55 1 28 2 2 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 25 vs. Old Dominion L, 80-73 1 29 2 3 5 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Wichita State W, 55-45 1 27 2 1 3 5 7 0.7 3 0 1 -
Dec 4 at Arkansas L, 65-42 1 37 0 5 5 4 1 4.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 18 UNC Asheville W, 60-53 1 26 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 1 1 0 -
Dec 21 at Lipscomb W, 67-52 1 31 1 0 1 8 3 2.7 0 0 0 -
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 100-58 1 26 1 4 5 4 0 - 2 1 4 -
Jan 3 at Tennessee State W, 69-59 1 35 3 1 4 2 2 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 5 at Belmont W, 77-72 1 33 3 1 4 6 1 6.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 10 SIUE W, 79-55 1 29 1 3 4 7 1 7.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 12 Eastern Illinois W, 99-88 1 31 0 3 3 9 5 1.8 0 0 2 -
Jan 16 Tennessee State W, 76-65 1 33 2 2 4 9 7 1.3 3 0 2 -
Jan 19 at Jacksonville State W, 66-49 1 30 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 24 at Morehead State L, 77-56 1 29 1 3 4 5 2 2.5 2 0 0 -
Jan 26 at Eastern Kentucky W, 81-68 1 30 0 2 2 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 31 Austin Peay L, 72-65 1 34 1 0 1 5 3 1.7 3 0 3 -
Feb 2 Murray State W, 74-65 1 18 1 2 3 5 1 5.0 2 0 0 -
Feb 7 at Southeast Missouri L, 62-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at UT Martin W, 80-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Jacksonville State W, 62-59 - 31 2 2 4 2 4 0.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 16 Belmont L, 99-67 1 31 0 2 2 6 2 3.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 21 Eastern Kentucky W, 77-57 1 27 0 2 2 6 1 6.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 23 Morehead State L, 73-70 1 21 1 0 1 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 28 at SIUE L, 63-61 1 22 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Mar 2 at Eastern Illinois W, 68-51 1 39 0 3 3 4 3 1.3 0 0 0 -
Mar 7 vs. Austin Peay W, 68-57 1 28 1 2 3 3 4 0.8 0 0 1 -
Mar 8 vs. Belmont L, 62-48 1 28 0 4 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Mar 21 Akron W, 73-59 1 36 0 3 3 9 4 2.3 0 0 3 -
Mar 25 at Campbell L, 70-62 1 33 1 0 1 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 29 30.1 2.7-8.5 32.0 0.6-2.2 27.7 2.0-2.9 69.8 8.1
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.0-8.1 36.8 1.0-2.6 39.2 1.7-2.7 62.3 8.6
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.0-8.9 33.2 0.8-2.9 28.6 2.2-2.8 78.2 9.0
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 90 88 31.4 2.9-8.5 33.9 0.8-2.6 31.7 2.0-2.8 70.4 8.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 29 903 82-256 32.0 18-65 27.7 60-86 69.8 242
2017-18 29 29 987 86-234 36.8 29-74 39.2 48-77 62.3 249
2018-19 31 30 932 92-277 33.2 26-91 28.6 68-87 78.2 278
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 90 88 2822 260-767 33.9 73-230 31.7 176-250 70.4 769
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 29 30.1 3.6-11.3 32.0 0.8-2.9 27.7 2.7-3.8 69.8 10.7
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.5-9.5 36.8 1.2-3.0 39.2 1.9-3.1 62.3 10.1
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.9-11.9 33.2 1.1-3.9 28.6 2.9-3.7 78.2 11.9
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 90 88 31.4 3.7-10.9 33.9 1.0-3.3 31.7 2.5-3.5 70.4 10.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 30 29 30.1 1.0 2.2 3.2 2.0 0.0 4.0 3.1 1.3 1.4 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.4 0.1 3.6 2.4 1.5 1.2 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.0 2.1 3.1 1.3 - 4.5 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 90 88 31.4 1.0 2.1 3.1 1.9 0.0 4.0 2.6 1.6 1.2 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 29 903 30 67 97 59 1 121 94 1.3 41 0
2017-18 29 29 987 29 59 88 69 3 103 69 1.5 36 6
2018-19 31 30 932 30 66 96 40 - 140 70 2.0 34 2
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 90 88 2822 89 192 281 168 4 364 233 1.6 111 8
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 30 29 30.1 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.6 0.0 5.4 4.2 1.3 1.8 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.2 2.4 3.6 2.8 0.1 4.2 2.8 1.5 1.5 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.3 2.8 4.1 1.7 0.0 6.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 90 88 31.4 1.3 2.7 4.0 2.4 0.1 5.2 3.3 1.6 1.6 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 30 30.1 3.0-8.9 33.2 0.8-2.9 28.6 2.2-2.8 78.2 9.0
Conference 16 15 29.6 3.0-9.0 33.3 1.1-3.2 33.3 2.4-2.8 86.7 9.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 14 29.1 3.1-9.0 34.1 0.7-2.9 25.0 2.6-3.0 86.7 9.5
Away 13 13 31.5 3.0-9.1 33.1 1.0-3.1 32.5 1.9-2.8 69.4 8.9
Neutral 3 3 28.3 2.3-8.0 29.2 0.7-2.3 28.6 1.3-2.0 66.7 6.7
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Wins 21 20 30.1 3.2-8.3 38.9 1.0-2.8 34.5 2.4-2.9 83.6 9.9
Losses 10 10 30.0 2.4-10.2 23.5 0.6-3.3 18.2 1.7-2.6 65.4 7.1
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November 6 6 31.2 3.5-11.5 30.4 0.5-3.8 13.0 2.7-3.7 72.7 10.2
December 5 5 29.4 2.8-7.4 37.8 0.6-2.2 27.3 2.0-2.8 71.4 8.2
January 9 9 31.6 2.8-8.9 31.3 0.7-2.6 26.1 2.7-3.1 85.7 8.9
February 6 5 25.0 2.5-9.3 26.8 0.8-3.7 22.7 1.7-1.8 90.9 7.5
March 5 5 32.8 3.4-7.0 48.6 1.8-2.4 75.0 1.6-2.4 66.7 10.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 30 932 92-277 33.2 26-91 28.6 68-87 78.2 278
Conference 16 15 473 48-144 33.3 17-51 33.3 39-45 86.7 152
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 14 437 46-135 34.1 11-44 25.0 39-45 86.7 142
Away 13 13 410 39-118 33.1 13-40 32.5 25-36 69.4 116
Neutral 3 3 85 7-24 29.2 2-7 28.6 4-6 66.7 20
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Wins 21 20 632 68-175 38.9 20-58 34.5 51-61 83.6 207
Losses 10 10 300 24-102 23.5 6-33 18.2 17-26 65.4 71
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November 6 6 187 21-69 30.4 3-23 13.0 16-22 72.7 61
December 5 5 147 14-37 37.8 3-11 27.3 10-14 71.4 41
January 9 9 284 25-80 31.3 6-23 26.1 24-28 85.7 80
February 6 5 150 15-56 26.8 5-22 22.7 10-11 90.9 45
March 5 5 164 17-35 48.6 9-12 75.0 8-12 66.7 51
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 30 30.1 3.9-11.9 33.2 1.1-3.9 28.6 2.9-3.7 78.2 11.9
Conference 16 15 29.6 4.1-12.2 33.3 1.4-4.3 33.3 3.3-3.8 86.7 12.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 14 29.1 4.2-12.4 34.1 1.0-4.0 25.0 3.6-4.1 86.7 13.0
Away 13 13 31.5 3.8-11.5 33.1 1.3-3.9 32.5 2.4-3.5 69.4 11.3
Neutral 3 3 28.3 3.3-11.3 29.2 0.9-3.3 28.6 1.9-2.8 66.7 9.4
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Wins 21 20 30.1 4.3-11.1 38.9 1.3-3.7 34.5 3.2-3.9 83.6 13.1
Losses 10 10 30.0 3.2-13.6 23.5 0.8-4.4 18.2 2.3-3.5 65.4 9.5
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November 6 6 31.2 4.5-14.8 30.4 0.6-4.9 13.0 3.4-4.7 72.7 13.0
December 5 5 29.4 3.8-10.1 37.8 0.8-3.0 27.3 2.7-3.8 71.4 11.2
January 9 9 31.6 3.5-11.3 31.3 0.8-3.2 26.1 3.4-3.9 85.7 11.3
February 6 5 25.0 4.0-14.9 26.8 1.3-5.9 22.7 2.7-2.9 90.9 12.0
March 5 5 32.8 4.1-8.5 48.6 2.2-2.9 75.0 2.0-2.9 66.7 12.4
  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 30 30.1 1.0 2.1 3.1 1.3 - 4.5 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.1
Conference 16 15 29.6 1.1 1.8 2.9 1.3 - 4.6 2.3 2.1 0.9 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 29.1 0.8 2.3 3.1 1.6 - 5.5 2.5 2.2 1.5 0.1
Away 13 13 31.5 1.2 1.7 2.8 1.1 - 3.8 2.1 1.9 0.8 0.0
Neutral 3 3 28.3 1.0 3.0 4.0 0.7 - 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.0
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Wins 21 20 30.1 1.1 2.2 3.3 1.4 - 5.0 2.7 1.9 1.1 0.1
Losses 10 10 30.0 0.7 1.9 2.6 1.1 - 3.4 1.4 2.4 1.1 0.0
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November 6 6 31.2 1.2 2.8 4.0 1.2 - 4.5 1.7 2.7 1.7 0.0
December 5 5 29.4 0.8 2.2 3.0 1.2 - 4.6 2.8 1.6 1.4 0.4
January 9 9 31.6 1.3 1.9 3.2 1.4 - 5.3 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.0
February 6 5 25.0 0.8 1.5 2.3 1.2 - 3.7 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.0
March 5 5 32.8 0.4 2.4 2.8 1.4 - 4.0 2.6 1.5 0.4 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 30 932 30 66 96 40 - 140 70 2.0 34 2
Conference 16 15 473 17 29 46 20 - 74 36 2.1 15 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 437 12 35 47 24 - 83 38 2.2 22 2
Away 13 13 410 15 22 37 14 - 50 27 1.9 10 0
Neutral 3 3 85 3 9 12 2 - 7 5 1.4 2 0
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Wins 21 20 632 23 47 70 29 - 106 56 1.9 23 2
Losses 10 10 300 7 19 26 11 - 34 14 2.4 11 0
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November 6 6 187 7 17 24 7 - 27 10 2.7 10 0
December 5 5 147 4 11 15 6 - 23 14 1.6 7 2
January 9 9 284 12 17 29 13 - 48 23 2.1 10 0
February 6 5 150 5 9 14 7 - 22 10 2.2 5 0
March 5 5 164 2 12 14 7 - 20 13 1.5 2 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 30 30.1 1.3 2.8 4.1 1.7 0.0 6.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.1
Conference 16 15 29.6 1.4 2.5 3.9 1.7 0.0 6.3 3.0 2.1 1.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 29.1 1.1 3.2 4.3 2.2 0.0 7.6 3.5 2.2 2.0 0.2
Away 13 13 31.5 1.5 2.1 3.6 1.4 0.0 4.9 2.6 1.9 1.0 0.0
Neutral 3 3 28.3 1.4 4.2 5.6 0.9 0.0 3.3 2.4 1.4 0.9 0.0
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Wins 21 20 30.1 1.5 3.0 4.4 1.8 0.0 6.7 3.5 1.9 1.5 0.1
Losses 10 10 30.0 0.9 2.5 3.5 1.5 0.0 4.5 1.9 2.4 1.5 0.0
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November 6 6 31.2 1.5 3.6 5.1 1.5 0.0 5.8 2.1 2.7 2.1 0.0
December 5 5 29.4 1.1 3.0 4.1 1.6 0.0 6.3 3.8 1.6 1.9 0.5
January 9 9 31.6 1.7 2.4 4.1 1.8 0.0 6.8 3.2 2.1 1.4 0.0
February 6 5 25.0 1.3 2.4 3.7 1.9 0.0 5.9 2.7 2.2 1.3 0.0
March 5 5 32.8 0.5 2.9 3.4 1.7 0.0 4.9 3.2 1.5 0.5 0.0