55 Clayton Murtha
55 Clayton Murtha
Height: 6-6
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Highland Park
Position: F
gp 27
pts/g 18.7
fg % 52.3
3pt % 19.4
ft % 57.6
reb/g 9.2
a/g 1.4

2017-18: A three-year letterwinner ... will compete for one of the starting forward spots ... enters the season 12th in W&L career scoring with 1,340 points ... has a career scoring average of 16.5 ppg, which ranks eighth in program history ... has made 432 career free throws, which is the fourth-highest total in W&L history.

2016-17: Earned First Team All-ODAC honors for the second time in his career and was named VaSID Second Team All-State ... led the team in scoring at 17.5 points per game, which was fourth in the league ... totaled a career-best 489 points ... led the conference in rebounds per contest at 9.3 (261 total boards) ... shot 55.5 percent (172-of-310) from the field, which was third in the ODAC ... started all 28 games for the Generals, while also registering 43 assists and 22 steals ... shot 60.1 percent (144-of-238) from the free throw line ... recorded 14 double-doubles ... notched at least 20 points in 10 contests ... became the 24th player in program history to score 1,000 points in his career when he dropped 22 points in an 85-70 victory over St. Mary's (12/30) ... had a season-high 29 points on two occasions ... scored 29 points on 10-of-13 from the field, to go along with 12 rebounds and five assists, in an 85-76 victory over Eastern (12/29) ... had 29 points and 12 rebounds in a 97-83 win over Roanoke (2/11) ... grabbed a career-best 15 rebounds to go with 17 points in an 86-85 win at Eastern Mennonite (1/18).

2015-16: Earned Third Team All-ODAC honors after playing in all 26 games ... made 25 starts ... ended the season averaging 14.7 points (seventh-best in the ODAC) and 7.0 rebounds (fifth-best in the ODAC) per contest ... shot 51.2 percent (133-of-260) from the field, while making the second-most free throws in the league at 68.9 percent (115-of-167) ... also recorded 40 assists and 13 steals ... had at least 20 points in six games, including a season-high 28 in an 81-80 victory over Frostburg State (12/30) ... had four double-doubles ... notched 26 points and 11 rebounds in an 89-86 win over Berry (11/15) ... totaled 23 points and 14 rebounds in a 77-75 win over Pitt-Bradford (11/21).

2014-15: Played in 27 games with 22 starts in what was one of the greatest first-year seasons in program history ... named the ODAC Rookie of the Year, First Team All-ODAC, D3hoops.com South Region Rookie of the Year, the VaSID Rookie of the Year and second team All-State ... became the first W&L rookie to earn First Team All-ODAC honors, and the first player to earn the D3hoops.com South Region Rookie of the Year accolade ... averaged 17.4 points (second in the ODAC), 6.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 53.6 percent (148-of-276) from the field and 79.0 percent (173-of-219) from the foul line ... those numbers improved to 20.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per contest in conference play ... his 469 total points were the most by a W&L first-year since Mel Cartwright ’70 recorded 482 in the 1966-67 season ... his 173 free throws were the third-most in a single-season in program history and the most by anyone at W&L since the 1950's ... notched at least 20 points in nine games, including a season-high 31 points in two games ... had 31 points and five rebounds in an 82-77 overtime loss to Randolph-Macon (2/7) and 31 points, 12 rebounds and four assists in a 76-74 victory at Randolph (2/21).

High School: Lettered three times in basketball at Highland Park High School ... in his three years on the varsity basketball team, the squad recorded an 81-15 overall record ... named first team all-district, a captain, the team MVP and the team Defensive Player of the Year his senior season ... was a participant in the North Texas Coaches All-Star Game ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Off the court: An accounting and business administration major ... his brother, Jack, played lacrosse at the Air Force Academy ... an Eagle Scout.

Recent Games
Feb 7 at Shenandoah W, 83-78
Feb 10 at Roanoke L, 84-66
Feb 14 at Emory & Henry W, 92-87
Feb 17 Randolph-Macon W, 84-76
Feb 23 vs. Guilford W, 81-63
Feb 24 vs. Roanoke L, 82-72
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 16
Games started 27 16
Minutes 753 459
Minutes per game 27.9 28.7
FG 181-346 112-202
FG Pct 52.3 55.4
3PT 7-36 5-24
3PT Pct 19.4 20.8
FT 136-236 81-148
FT Pct 57.6 54.7
Off rebounds 104 60
Def rebounds 144 83
Total rebounds 248 143
Rebounds per game 9.2 8.9
Personal fouls 63 32
Disqualifications 2 0
Assists 39 20
Turnovers 59 44
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.5
Steals 15 9
Blocks 17 11
Points 505 310
Points per game 18.7 19.4
Points per 40 min 26.8 27.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 18 at Sewanee L, 96-79 1 32 7-17 41.2 0-2 0.0 7-12 58.3 21
Nov 19 vs. Oglethorpe L, 82-75 1 30 7-16 43.8 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 20
Nov 21 Southern Virginia W, 96-57 1 19 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 10-11 90.9 24
Nov 26 Hampden-Sydney W, 92-67 1 27 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 17
Nov 29 at Guilford W, 94-90 1 29 4-8 50.0 0-2 0.0 5-6 83.3 13
Dec 2 Ferrum W, 82-58 1 25 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 18
Dec 6 William Peace W, 100-73 1 27 6-13 46.2 1-3 33.3 5-13 38.5 18
Dec 18 vs. Carthage L, 85-67 1 29 9-20 45.0 0-2 0.0 3-5 60.0 21
Dec 20 vs. Cortland W, 93-72 1 26 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 24
Dec 29 Clarks Summit W, 105-78 1 20 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 4-5 80.0 15
Dec 30 York (Pa.) L, 118-110 1 23 3-12 25.0 0-2 0.0 4-7 57.1 10
Jan 4 at Lynchburg W, 83-81 1 36 11-21 52.4 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 26
Jan 7 Bridgewater W, 101-89 1 26 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 16
Jan 10 Eastern Mennonite W, 97-82 1 30 12-17 70.6 1-3 33.3 5-12 41.7 30
Jan 13 at Randolph-Macon L, 84-75 1 31 0-7 0.0 0-1 0.0 5-11 45.5 5
Jan 18 Randolph W, 76-73 1 27 10-16 62.5 2-4 50.0 1-5 20.0 23
Jan 20 at Hampden-Sydney W, 70-68 1 30 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 14
Jan 24 Roanoke L, 90-54 1 26 5-14 35.7 0-2 0.0 4-7 57.1 14
Jan 27 Guilford L, 81-70 1 29 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 7-14 50.0 15
Jan 31 at Bridgewater L, 79-62 1 30 6-11 54.5 2-6 33.3 3-5 60.0 17
Feb 3 Virginia Wesleyan W, 79-55 1 27 9-13 69.2 0-2 0.0 7-16 43.8 25
Feb 7 at Shenandoah W, 83-78 1 25 6-14 42.9 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 19
Feb 10 at Roanoke L, 84-66 1 26 9-10 90.0 0-0 - 6-11 54.5 24
Feb 14 at Emory & Henry W, 92-87 1 29 9-12 75.0 0-0 - 7-7 100.0 25
Feb 17 Randolph-Macon W, 84-76 1 31 9-16 56.3 0-2 0.0 9-15 60.0 27
Feb 23 vs. Guilford W, 81-63 1 32 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 13
Feb 24 vs. Roanoke L, 82-72 1 31 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 18 at Sewanee L, 96-79 1 32 4 6 10 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
Nov 19 vs. Oglethorpe L, 82-75 1 30 5 9 14 1 0 - 0 0 4 -
Nov 21 Southern Virginia W, 96-57 1 19 2 4 6 1 2 0.5 2 0 2 -
Nov 26 Hampden-Sydney W, 92-67 1 27 2 8 10 0 4 0.0 0 1 1 -
Nov 29 at Guilford W, 94-90 1 29 3 4 7 2 3 0.7 1 1 2 -
Dec 2 Ferrum W, 82-58 1 25 1 2 3 1 3 0.3 0 1 3 -
Dec 6 William Peace W, 100-73 1 27 4 6 10 5 3 1.7 0 0 2 -
Dec 18 vs. Carthage L, 85-67 1 29 6 6 12 0 0 - 0 1 3 -
Dec 20 vs. Cortland W, 93-72 1 26 4 2 6 4 2 2.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 29 Clarks Summit W, 105-78 1 20 7 8 15 0 1 0.0 1 2 0 -
Dec 30 York (Pa.) L, 118-110 1 23 3 4 7 0 0 - 0 2 5 1
Jan 4 at Lynchburg W, 83-81 1 36 3 4 7 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 7 Bridgewater W, 101-89 1 26 6 7 13 0 4 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 10 Eastern Mennonite W, 97-82 1 30 1 8 9 2 3 0.7 1 2 3 -
Jan 13 at Randolph-Macon L, 84-75 1 31 2 4 6 1 3 0.3 0 2 2 -
Jan 18 Randolph W, 76-73 1 27 7 6 13 0 5 0.0 1 2 1 -
Jan 20 at Hampden-Sydney W, 70-68 1 30 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 24 Roanoke L, 90-54 1 26 5 5 10 2 4 0.5 1 0 2 -
Jan 27 Guilford L, 81-70 1 29 5 3 8 4 1 4.0 0 1 1 -
Jan 31 at Bridgewater L, 79-62 1 30 3 6 9 1 3 0.3 0 1 1 -
Feb 3 Virginia Wesleyan W, 79-55 1 27 4 6 10 1 3 0.3 2 1 2 -
Feb 7 at Shenandoah W, 83-78 1 25 5 4 9 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Feb 10 at Roanoke L, 84-66 1 26 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 14 at Emory & Henry W, 92-87 1 29 3 6 9 2 3 0.7 0 0 4 -
Feb 17 Randolph-Macon W, 84-76 1 31 6 4 10 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 23 vs. Guilford W, 81-63 1 32 4 10 14 5 1 5.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 24 vs. Roanoke L, 82-72 1 31 4 4 8 2 2 1.0 0 0 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 27 22 31.7 5.5-10.2 53.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 6.4-8.1 79.0 17.4
2015-16 26 25 30.5 5.1-10.0 51.2 0.0-0.2 25.0 4.4-6.4 68.9 14.7
2016-17 28 28 33.1 6.1-11.1 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 5.1-8.5 60.5 17.5
2017-18 27 27 27.9 6.7-12.8 52.3 0.3-1.3 19.4 5.0-8.7 57.6 18.7
Total 108 102 30.8 5.9-11.0 53.2 0.1-0.5 17.0 5.3-8.0 66.0 17.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 27 22 855 148-276 53.6 0-5 0.0 173-219 79.0 469
2015-16 26 25 793 133-260 51.2 1-4 25.0 115-167 68.9 382
2016-17 28 28 928 172-310 55.5 1-8 12.5 144-238 60.5 489
2017-18 27 27 753 181-346 52.3 7-36 19.4 136-236 57.6 505
Total 108 102 3329 634-1192 53.2 9-53 17.0 568-860 66.0 1845
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 27 22 31.7 6.9-12.9 53.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 8.1-10.2 79.0 21.9
2015-16 26 25 30.5 6.7-13.1 51.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 5.8-8.4 68.9 19.3
2016-17 28 28 33.1 7.4-13.4 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 6.2-10.3 60.5 21.1
2017-18 27 27 27.9 9.6-18.4 52.3 0.4-1.9 19.4 7.2-12.5 57.6 26.8
Total 108 102 30.8 7.6-14.3 53.2 0.1-0.6 17.0 6.8-10.3 66.0 22.2
  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 27 22 31.7 1.9 4.1 6.1 3.0 0.1 2.0 2.4 0.8 0.7 0.3
2015-16 26 25 30.5 2.2 4.8 7.0 2.3 - 1.5 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.1
2016-17 28 28 33.1 2.6 6.7 9.3 2.4 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.4
2017-18 27 27 27.9 3.9 5.3 9.2 2.3 0.1 1.4 2.2 0.7 0.6 0.6
Total 108 102 30.8 2.7 5.3 7.9 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.0 0.8 0.6 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 27 22 855 52 112 164 80 2 53 66 0.8 18 8
2015-16 26 25 793 57 125 182 60 - 40 44 0.9 13 2
2016-17 28 28 928 74 187 261 66 0 43 49 0.9 22 12
2017-18 27 27 753 104 144 248 63 2 39 59 0.7 15 17
Total 108 102 3329 287 568 855 269 4 175 218 0.8 68 39
  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 27 22 31.7 2.4 5.2 7.7 3.7 0.1 2.5 3.1 0.8 0.8 0.4
2015-16 26 25 30.5 2.9 6.3 9.2 3.0 0.0 2.0 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.1
2016-17 28 28 33.1 3.2 8.1 11.3 2.8 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.5
2017-18 27 27 27.9 5.5 7.6 13.2 3.3 0.1 2.1 3.1 0.7 0.8 0.9
Total 108 102 30.8 3.4 6.8 10.3 3.2 0.0 2.1 2.6 0.8 0.8 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 27 27.9 6.7-12.8 52.3 0.3-1.3 19.4 5.0-8.7 57.6 18.7
Conference 16 16 28.7 7.0-12.6 55.4 0.3-1.5 20.8 5.1-9.2 54.7 19.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 25.9 6.9-12.6 54.9 0.4-1.6 23.8 5.2-9.6 53.6 19.4
Away 9 9 29.8 6.3-12.2 51.8 0.2-1.3 16.7 5.3-8.6 62.3 18.2
Neutral 5 5 29.6 6.8-14.4 47.2 0.0-0.6 0.0 4.2-6.8 61.8 17.8
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Wins 17 17 27.4 7.5-13.0 57.5 0.3-1.1 26.3 5.2-8.7 59.5 20.4
Losses 10 10 28.7 5.4-12.5 43.2 0.2-1.7 11.8 4.8-8.8 54.5 15.8
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November 5 5 27.4 6.4-13.0 49.2 0.0-1.0 0.0 6.2-9.6 64.6 19.0
December 6 6 25.0 6.7-13.2 50.6 0.3-1.5 22.2 4.0-7.0 57.1 17.7
January 9 9 29.4 6.6-12.9 50.9 0.6-2.0 27.8 4.1-8.3 49.3 17.8
February 7 7 28.7 7.1-12.3 58.1 0.0-0.6 0.0 6.3-10.1 62.0 20.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 27 753 181-346 52.3 7-36 19.4 136-236 57.6 505
Conference 16 16 459 112-202 55.4 5-24 20.8 81-148 54.7 310
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 337 90-164 54.9 5-21 23.8 67-125 53.6 252
Away 9 9 268 57-110 51.8 2-12 16.7 48-77 62.3 164
Neutral 5 5 148 34-72 47.2 0-3 0.0 21-34 61.8 89
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Wins 17 17 466 127-221 57.5 5-19 26.3 88-148 59.5 347
Losses 10 10 287 54-125 43.2 2-17 11.8 48-88 54.5 158
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November 5 5 137 32-65 49.2 0-5 0.0 31-48 64.6 95
December 6 6 150 40-79 50.6 2-9 22.2 24-42 57.1 106
January 9 9 265 59-116 50.9 5-18 27.8 37-75 49.3 160
February 7 7 201 50-86 58.1 0-4 0.0 44-71 62.0 144
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 27 27.9 9.6-18.4 52.3 0.4-1.9 19.4 7.2-12.5 57.6 26.8
Conference 16 16 28.7 9.8-17.6 55.4 0.4-2.1 20.8 7.1-12.9 54.7 27.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 25.9 10.7-19.5 54.9 0.6-2.5 23.8 8.0-14.8 53.6 29.9
Away 9 9 29.8 8.5-16.4 51.8 0.3-1.8 16.7 7.2-11.5 62.3 24.5
Neutral 5 5 29.6 9.2-19.5 47.2 0.0-0.8 0.0 5.7-9.2 61.8 24.1
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Wins 17 17 27.4 10.9-19.0 57.5 0.4-1.6 26.3 7.6-12.7 59.5 29.8
Losses 10 10 28.7 7.5-17.4 43.2 0.3-2.4 11.8 6.7-12.3 54.5 22.0
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November 5 5 27.4 9.3-19.0 49.2 0.0-1.5 0.0 9.1-14.0 64.6 27.7
December 6 6 25.0 10.7-21.1 50.6 0.5-2.4 22.2 6.4-11.2 57.1 28.3
January 9 9 29.4 8.9-17.5 50.9 0.8-2.7 27.8 5.6-11.3 49.3 24.2
February 7 7 28.7 10.0-17.1 58.1 0.0-0.8 0.0 8.8-14.1 62.0 28.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 27 27.9 3.9 5.3 9.2 2.3 0.1 1.4 2.2 0.7 0.6 0.6
Conference 16 16 28.7 3.8 5.2 8.9 2.0 0.0 1.3 2.8 0.5 0.6 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 25.9 4.1 5.5 9.5 2.2 0.1 1.2 2.7 0.5 0.8 0.9
Away 9 9 29.8 3.1 4.7 7.8 2.1 0.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.3 0.4
Neutral 5 5 29.6 4.6 6.2 10.8 3.2 0.2 2.4 1.0 2.4 0.4 0.2
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Wins 17 17 27.4 3.8 5.5 9.3 2.0 - 1.6 2.6 0.6 0.8 0.6
Losses 10 10 28.7 3.9 5.1 9.0 2.9 0.2 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.7
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November 5 5 27.4 3.2 6.2 9.4 2.4 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 0.8 0.4
December 6 6 25.0 4.2 4.7 8.8 2.3 0.2 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.5 1.0
January 9 9 29.4 3.9 5.2 9.1 1.8 - 1.4 2.9 0.5 0.6 0.9
February 7 7 28.7 4.0 5.4 9.4 3.0 0.1 1.7 2.0 0.9 0.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 27 753 104 144 248 63 2 39 59 0.7 15 17
Conference 16 16 459 60 83 143 32 0 20 44 0.5 9 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 337 53 71 124 28 1 16 35 0.5 10 12
Away 9 9 268 28 42 70 19 0 11 19 0.6 3 4
Neutral 5 5 148 23 31 54 16 1 12 5 2.4 2 1
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Wins 17 17 466 65 93 158 34 - 27 44 0.6 13 10
Losses 10 10 287 39 51 90 29 2 12 15 0.8 2 7
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November 5 5 137 16 31 47 12 0 4 10 0.4 4 2
December 6 6 150 25 28 53 14 1 10 9 1.1 3 6
January 9 9 265 35 47 82 16 - 13 26 0.5 5 8
February 7 7 201 28 38 66 21 1 12 14 0.9 3 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 27 27 27.9 5.5 7.6 13.2 3.3 0.1 2.1 3.1 0.7 0.8 0.9
Conference 16 16 28.7 5.2 7.2 12.5 2.8 0.0 1.7 3.8 0.5 0.8 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 25.9 6.3 8.4 14.7 3.3 0.1 1.9 4.2 0.5 1.2 1.4
Away 9 9 29.8 4.2 6.3 10.4 2.8 0.0 1.6 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.6
Neutral 5 5 29.6 6.2 8.4 14.6 4.3 0.3 3.2 1.4 2.4 0.5 0.3
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Wins 17 17 27.4 5.6 8.0 13.6 2.9 0.0 2.3 3.8 0.6 1.1 0.9
Losses 10 10 28.7 5.4 7.1 12.5 4.0 0.3 1.7 2.1 0.8 0.3 1.0
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November 5 5 27.4 4.7 9.1 13.7 3.5 0.0 1.2 2.9 0.4 1.2 0.6
December 6 6 25.0 6.7 7.5 14.1 3.7 0.3 2.7 2.4 1.1 0.8 1.6
January 9 9 29.4 5.3 7.1 12.4 2.4 0.0 2.0 3.9 0.5 0.8 1.2
February 7 7 28.7 5.6 7.6 13.1 4.2 0.2 2.4 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.2