20 Maelyn Head
20 Maelyn Head
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Greeneville, Tenn.
High School: South Greene HS
Position: G
Major: Biology
gp 24
pts/g 8.3
fg % 25.7
3pt % 32.2
ft % 82.5
reb/g 3.7
a/g 1.5

2016-17: Enters her senior season with 673 career points, 223 career rebounds and 124 career assists... Her .781 career free throw percentage is currently 11th in Tusculum history.

2015-16: Played in 15 games with 11 starts where she averaged 9.5 points and 3.7 rebounds per game... Named SAC Player of the Week averaging 18.7 points per game and shot a sizzling 10-of-14 (71.4%) from three-point territory in leading the Pioneers to a perfect 3-0 record with wins over Catawba (Jan. 25), Brevard (Jan. 27) and Wingate (Jan. 30)... Returned to the line-up after a three-weeks recovering from injuyr and poured in 16 points as the Pioneers rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Catawba 71-68... Followed that effort with 13 points in a 71-57 wire-to-wire victory at Brevard... Scored a career-high 27 points, including nine in the overtime period in Tusculum's 82-73 victory over Wingate... Shot 7-of-13 from the floor, including 5-of-7 from three-point land... She also went 8-of-10 from the charity stripe... Scored in double figures in four straight games and in six of her last seven games to end the season.

2014-15: Appeared in all 25 games with 24 starts as a sophomore... Ranked second on the team with 12.2 points per game... Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game... Shot a team-high 81 percent from the free throw stripe (86-106), which ranked fifth in the SAC... Second on the team with 69 assists... Had 25 steals... Scored in double-figures in 16 of 25 contests... Had a career-high 21 points in a win over Lincoln Memorial (2/11) while matching a career-high eight made field goals... Scored 20 points with a season-high eight rebounds at LMU (1/14)... Chipped in 18 points in a thrilling overtime win at Brevard (11/25) while tallying a career-high four steals... Dished out a career-high six assists against Mars Hill (1/28) and Newberry (2/14)... Matched a career-high four three pointers on seven attempts in the season opener versus Lees-McRae (11/14)... Scored 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting in a win over Coker (1/24). 

2013-14: Made an appearance in all 26 contests with 14 starts in her freshman campaign... Averaged 25.0 minutes per game... Averaged 8.2 and 2.9 rebounds per game... Ranked 13th in the South Atlantic Conference in free-throw percentage at 75.0 percent, and went 26-32 at the line in the final seven games of the season... Started 14 of the final 15 games of the season and averaged 11.0 points and 3.78 rebounds per game... Scored in double-figures on eight occasions, including five of the final seven games... Had a pair of 20-point games, which were both career-highs... Put up 20 points in 26 minutes in a win against Newberry (1/3)... Had a 20-point performance in a victory against Catawba (2/8) while going a perfect 10-for-10 from the free-throw stripe... Had nine points and pulled down a career-high nine rebounds at Lincoln Memorial (2/17)... Played all 40 minutes and and tallied 18 points in a victory at Mars Hill (1/30)... Scored 15 points and recorded five rebounds in a win at Coker (1/25).

High School: Graduated from South Greene HS in Greeneville, Tenn... Coached by Stephen Gregg... Three-time All-Conference and All-Region... All-Greene County honors: Best defender and most assists as a sophomore, best offensive player as a junior, and best free throw percentage, most assists, and most rebounds as a senior... Scored over 1,869 career points for the Lady Rebels... Team advanced to state semifinals during her freshman year... Played AAU ball with the Knoxville Panthers under the direction of coach Don Brown.

Personal: Full name is Maelyn Jade Cutshaw Head... Born Dec. 18, 1994 in Greeneville, Tenn... Daughter of Mark and Candy Cutshaw... Father played basketball at Tusculum in 1989... Brothers - Zackary, Bryce; Sister - Lyndsey... Biology major with minors in chemistry and psychology... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Attend physician's assistant school; Favorite book: The Divergent series; Favorite class at Tusculum: Plant biology with Dr. Keller; Favorite midnight snack: Oreos; Favorite musical artist: Drake; Favorite song: "Too many to say."; Maelyn can't live without: food; Most thrilling moment in sports: Attending the Tennessee State Tournament as a freshman in high school; Advice to kids: "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me - Phillippians 4:13"; Favorite color: Pink; Favorite food: Macaroni; Favorite sport other than basketball: Volleyball: Maelyn most admires God; Toughest player Maelyn has ever played against: Andrya Carter; What people don't know about Maelyn: She plays the piano; When she was a kid, Maelyn tried to be like: Her father; When people first meet Maelyn, they think: She's outgoing.

Recent Games
Feb 8 at #8 Lincoln Memorial L, 66-65
Feb 11 at Coker W, 60-55
Feb 15 Carson-Newman L, 72-59
Feb 18 Newberry L, 73-57
Feb 22 Mars Hill L, 69-68
Feb 25 at Queens (N.C.) L, 58-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 20
Games started 18 14
Minutes 669 544
Minutes per game 27.9 27.2
FG 52-202 36-141
FG Pct 25.7 25.5
3PT 28-87 21-62
3PT Pct 32.2 33.9
FT 66-80 52-65
FT Pct 82.5 80.0
Off rebounds 15 12
Def rebounds 73 63
Total rebounds 88 75
Rebounds per game 3.7 3.8
Personal fouls 46 36
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 37 30
Turnovers 45 34
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.9
Steals 22 20
Blocks 1 1
Points 198 145
Points per game 8.3 7.3
Points per 40 min 11.8 10.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 at King (Tenn.) L, 86-63 1 31 3-9 33.3 2-7 28.6 6-6 100.0 14
Nov 12 vs. Lees-McRae W, 63-57 1 36 7-20 35.0 3-9 33.3 4-5 80.0 21
Nov 19 Wingate L, 73-48 1 37 3-12 25.0 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 10
Nov 22 at Brevard L, 74-67 1 37 2-11 18.2 1-5 20.0 5-6 83.3 10
Nov 26 Virginia-Wise L, 63-58 1 28 3-15 20.0 1-6 16.7 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 3 Catawba L, 60-55 1 33 5-14 35.7 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 15
Dec 8 at North Greenville L, 62-55 1 30 3-17 17.6 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 14 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 61-33 1 19 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Dec 17 Coker W, 59-50 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 71-50 - 10 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 4 at Carson-Newman L, 76-66 1 36 3-8 37.5 2-4 50.0 6-9 66.7 14
Jan 8 at Newberry L, 71-56 1 28 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 11 at Mars Hill W, 68-58 1 35 3-12 25.0 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 14 Queens (N.C.) L, 60-45 1 26 1-8 12.5 1-6 16.7 5-6 83.3 8
Jan 18 #8 Lincoln Memorial L, 83-71 1 18 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 7
Jan 21 at Catawba L, 80-51 1 23 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 25 Brevard W, 81-71 1 20 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 5
Jan 28 at Wingate L, 77-45 - 20 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.) W, 65-51 - 16 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 4
Feb 4 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 57-53 - 20 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 5
Feb 8 at #8 Lincoln Memorial L, 66-65 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at Coker W, 60-55 - 24 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 5
Feb 15 Carson-Newman L, 72-59 - 28 2-7 28.6 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 18 Newberry L, 73-57 1 36 2-10 20.0 1-4 25.0 3-3 100.0 8
Feb 22 Mars Hill L, 69-68 1 38 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 13
Feb 25 at Queens (N.C.) L, 58-56 1 40 1-10 10.0 1-6 16.7 7-7 100.0 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 at King (Tenn.) L, 86-63 1 31 1 3 4 2 4 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 12 vs. Lees-McRae W, 63-57 1 36 2 2 4 2 5 0.4 0 0 2 -
Nov 19 Wingate L, 73-48 1 37 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 22 at Brevard L, 74-67 1 37 2 6 8 2 1 2.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 26 Virginia-Wise L, 63-58 1 28 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 2 0 2 -
Dec 3 Catawba L, 60-55 1 33 1 2 3 5 3 1.7 0 0 1 0
Dec 8 at North Greenville L, 62-55 1 30 0 4 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 14 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 61-33 1 19 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 17 Coker W, 59-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 71-50 - 10 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 4 at Carson-Newman L, 76-66 1 36 0 5 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 8 at Newberry L, 71-56 1 28 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 11 at Mars Hill W, 68-58 1 35 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 3 0 2 -
Jan 14 Queens (N.C.) L, 60-45 1 26 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 3 0
Jan 18 #8 Lincoln Memorial L, 83-71 1 18 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 21 at Catawba L, 80-51 1 23 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 25 Brevard W, 81-71 1 20 5 2 7 3 3 1.0 1 0 0 0
Jan 28 at Wingate L, 77-45 - 20 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.) W, 65-51 - 16 1 5 6 5 0 - 2 0 3 -
Feb 4 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 57-53 - 20 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 4 0
Feb 8 at #8 Lincoln Memorial L, 66-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at Coker W, 60-55 - 24 0 2 2 0 0 - 2 1 1 -
Feb 15 Carson-Newman L, 72-59 - 28 1 3 4 1 4 0.3 1 0 1 0
Feb 18 Newberry L, 73-57 1 36 0 5 5 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 22 Mars Hill L, 69-68 1 38 0 7 7 2 3 0.7 1 0 3 -
Feb 25 at Queens (N.C.) L, 58-56 1 40 1 8 9 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 26 14 25.0 2.7-9.0 29.6 0.5-2.5 19.7 2.4-3.2 75.0 8.2
2014-15 25 24 32.3 3.9-11.0 35.4 1.0-3.3 30.5 3.4-4.2 81.1 12.2
2015-16 14 11 31.3 2.8-8.0 34.8 1.6-4.9 33.8 3.0-3.8 79.2 10.2
2016-17 24 18 27.9 2.2-8.4 25.7 1.2-3.6 32.2 2.8-3.3 82.5 8.3
Total 89 67 28.8 2.9-9.2 31.3 1.0-3.4 29.4 2.9-3.6 79.6 9.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 26 14 651 69-233 29.6 13-66 19.7 63-84 75.0 214
2014-15 25 24 807 97-274 35.4 25-82 30.5 86-106 81.1 305
2015-16 14 11 438 39-112 34.8 23-68 33.8 42-53 79.2 143
2016-17 24 18 669 52-202 25.7 28-87 32.2 66-80 82.5 198
Total 89 67 2565 257-821 31.3 89-303 29.4 257-323 79.6 860
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 26 14 25.0 4.2-14.3 29.6 0.8-4.1 19.7 3.9-5.2 75.0 13.1
2014-15 25 24 32.3 4.8-13.6 35.4 1.2-4.1 30.5 4.3-5.3 81.1 15.1
2015-16 14 11 31.3 3.6-10.2 34.8 2.1-6.2 33.8 3.8-4.8 79.2 13.1
2016-17 24 18 27.9 3.1-12.1 25.7 1.7-5.2 32.2 3.9-4.8 82.5 11.8
Total 89 67 28.8 4.0-12.8 31.3 1.4-4.7 29.4 4.0-5.0 79.6 13.4
  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 26 14 25.0 0.8 2.1 2.9 1.8 0.0 0.9 2.0 0.5 0.9 0.0
2014-15 25 24 32.3 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.9 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.0 0.1
2015-16 14 11 31.3 0.9 3.0 3.9 1.5 0.0 2.1 2.3 0.9 1.1 0.0
2016-17 24 18 27.9 0.6 3.0 3.7 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.9 0.0
Total 89 67 28.8 0.8 2.6 3.4 1.8 0.0 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 26 14 651 22 54 76 47 1 23 51 0.5 24 0
2014-15 25 24 807 23 65 88 48 1 69 74 0.9 25 3
2015-16 14 11 438 13 42 55 21 0 29 32 0.9 15 0
2016-17 24 18 669 15 73 88 46 0 37 45 0.8 22 1
Total 89 67 2565 73 234 307 162 2 158 202 0.8 86 4
  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 26 14 25.0 1.4 3.3 4.7 2.9 0.1 1.4 3.1 0.5 1.5 0.0
2014-15 25 24 32.3 1.1 3.2 4.4 2.4 0.0 3.4 3.7 0.9 1.2 0.1
2015-16 14 11 31.3 1.2 3.8 5.0 1.9 0.0 2.6 2.9 0.9 1.4 0.0
2016-17 24 18 27.9 0.9 4.4 5.3 2.8 0.0 2.2 2.7 0.8 1.3 0.1
Total 89 67 28.8 1.1 3.6 4.8 2.5 0.0 2.5 3.2 0.8 1.3 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 18 27.9 2.2-8.4 25.7 1.2-3.6 32.2 2.8-3.3 82.5 8.3
Conference 20 14 27.2 1.8-7.0 25.5 1.1-3.1 33.9 2.6-3.2 80.0 7.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 8 27.3 2.3-8.0 28.4 1.3-3.4 37.8 2.5-3.0 81.8 8.3
Away 12 9 27.8 1.7-7.8 21.3 0.9-3.4 26.8 2.9-3.5 83.3 7.2
Neutral 1 1 36.0 7.0-20.0 35.0 3.0-9.0 33.3 4.0-5.0 80.0 21.0
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Wins 5 3 26.2 2.4-9.0 26.7 1.2-4.0 30.0 2.8-3.8 73.7 8.8
Losses 19 15 28.3 2.1-8.3 25.5 1.2-3.5 32.8 2.7-3.2 85.2 8.1
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November 5 5 33.8 3.6-13.4 26.9 1.6-5.8 27.6 4.0-4.6 87.0 12.8
December 4 3 23.0 2.0-9.0 22.2 1.0-2.5 40.0 1.8-2.0 87.5 6.8
January 8 7 25.8 1.8-6.6 26.4 1.0-3.2 30.8 2.4-3.1 76.0 6.9
February 7 3 28.9 1.7-6.6 26.1 1.1-3.1 36.4 2.9-3.4 83.3 7.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 18 669 52-202 25.7 28-87 32.2 66-80 82.5 198
Conference 20 14 544 36-141 25.5 21-62 33.9 52-65 80.0 145
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 8 300 25-88 28.4 14-37 37.8 27-33 81.8 91
Away 12 9 333 20-94 21.3 11-41 26.8 35-42 83.3 86
Neutral 1 1 36 7-20 35.0 3-9 33.3 4-5 80.0 21
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Wins 5 3 131 12-45 26.7 6-20 30.0 14-19 73.7 44
Losses 19 15 538 40-157 25.5 22-67 32.8 52-61 85.2 154
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November 5 5 169 18-67 26.9 8-29 27.6 20-23 87.0 64
December 4 3 92 8-36 22.2 4-10 40.0 7-8 87.5 27
January 8 7 206 14-53 26.4 8-26 30.8 19-25 76.0 55
February 7 3 202 12-46 26.1 8-22 36.4 20-24 83.3 52
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 18 27.9 3.1-12.1 25.7 1.7-5.2 32.2 3.9-4.8 82.5 11.8
Conference 20 14 27.2 2.6-10.4 25.5 1.5-4.6 33.9 3.8-4.8 80.0 10.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 8 27.3 3.3-11.7 28.4 1.9-4.9 37.8 3.6-4.4 81.8 12.1
Away 12 9 27.8 2.4-11.3 21.3 1.3-4.9 26.8 4.2-5.0 83.3 10.3
Neutral 1 1 36.0 7.8-22.2 35.0 3.3-10.0 33.3 4.4-5.6 80.0 23.3
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Wins 5 3 26.2 3.7-13.7 26.7 1.8-6.1 30.0 4.3-5.8 73.7 13.4
Losses 19 15 28.3 3.0-11.7 25.5 1.6-5.0 32.8 3.9-4.5 85.2 11.4
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November 5 5 33.8 4.3-15.9 26.9 1.9-6.9 27.6 4.7-5.4 87.0 15.1
December 4 3 23.0 3.5-15.7 22.2 1.7-4.3 40.0 3.0-3.5 87.5 11.7
January 8 7 25.8 2.7-10.3 26.4 1.6-5.0 30.8 3.7-4.9 76.0 10.7
February 7 3 28.9 2.4-9.1 26.1 1.6-4.4 36.4 4.0-4.8 83.3 10.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 18 27.9 0.6 3.0 3.7 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.9 0.0
Conference 20 14 27.2 0.6 3.1 3.8 1.8 0.0 1.5 1.7 0.9 1.0 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 8 27.3 0.7 3.0 3.7 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.0
Away 12 9 27.8 0.4 3.2 3.6 1.8 0.0 1.1 1.9 0.6 1.0 0.1
Neutral 1 1 36.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 - 2.0 5.0 0.4 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 3 26.2 1.8 3.0 4.8 1.6 0.0 2.8 2.0 1.4 1.6 0.2
Losses 19 15 28.3 0.3 3.1 3.4 2.0 0.0 1.2 1.8 0.7 0.7 0.0
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November 5 5 33.8 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.2 0.0 2.0 2.6 0.8 0.8 0.0
December 4 3 23.0 0.3 1.8 2.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
January 8 7 25.8 0.8 2.4 3.1 1.8 0.0 1.0 2.5 0.4 1.1 0.0
February 7 3 28.9 0.4 4.4 4.9 1.9 0.0 1.6 1.1 1.4 1.3 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 18 669 15 73 88 46 0 37 45 0.8 22 1
Conference 20 14 544 12 63 75 36 0 30 34 0.9 20 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 8 300 8 33 41 22 0 22 17 1.3 10 0
Away 12 9 333 5 38 43 22 0 13 23 0.6 12 1
Neutral 1 1 36 2 2 4 2 - 2 5 0.4 0 0
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Wins 5 3 131 9 15 24 8 0 14 10 1.4 8 1
Losses 19 15 538 6 58 64 38 0 23 35 0.7 14 0
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November 5 5 169 5 16 21 11 0 10 13 0.8 4 0
December 4 3 92 1 7 8 8 0 8 4 2.0 0 0
January 8 7 206 6 19 25 14 0 8 20 0.4 9 0
February 7 3 202 3 31 34 13 0 11 8 1.4 9 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 24 18 27.9 0.9 4.4 5.3 2.8 0.0 2.2 2.7 0.8 1.3 0.1
Conference 20 14 27.2 0.9 4.6 5.5 2.6 0.0 2.2 2.5 0.9 1.5 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 8 27.3 1.1 4.4 5.5 2.9 0.0 2.9 2.3 1.3 1.3 0.0
Away 12 9 27.8 0.6 4.6 5.2 2.6 0.0 1.6 2.8 0.6 1.4 0.1
Neutral 1 1 36.0 2.2 2.2 4.4 2.2 0.0 2.2 5.6 0.4 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 3 26.2 2.7 4.6 7.3 2.4 0.0 4.3 3.1 1.4 2.4 0.3
Losses 19 15 28.3 0.4 4.3 4.8 2.8 0.0 1.7 2.6 0.7 1.0 0.0
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November 5 5 33.8 1.2 3.8 5.0 2.6 0.0 2.4 3.1 0.8 0.9 0.0
December 4 3 23.0 0.4 3.0 3.5 3.5 0.0 3.5 1.7 2.0 0.0 0.0
January 8 7 25.8 1.2 3.7 4.9 2.7 0.0 1.6 3.9 0.4 1.7 0.0
February 7 3 28.9 0.6 6.1 6.7 2.6 0.0 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.8 0.2