Women's Basketball

20 Rachel Burns
20 Rachel Burns
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Gainesville, Va.
High School: Stonewall Jackson
Position: G
gp 32
pts/g 10.9
fg % 34.9
3pt % 27.7
ft % 69.2
reb/g 4.8
a/g 0.8

2016-17

  • Third in the Big South in steals per game (2.1)
  • Seventh in the Big South in offensive rebounds per game (2.4)
  • Led Buccaneers with 2.1 steals per game
  • Led Buccaneers with 67 steals on the season
  • Led Buccaneers with 2.4 offensive rebounds per game
  • Third on the team with 4.8 rebounds per game
  • Third on the team with 2.4 defensive rebounds per game
  • Third on the team in averaging 10.9 points per game, scoring 348 points on the season
  • Third on the team in averaging 28.0 minutes per game
  • Connected on 34.9% of her field goal attempts, 27.7% of her three-point attempts and 69.2% of her free throw attempts
  • Was 118-of-338 from the floor, 38-of-137 from the three-point line and 74-of-107 from the free throw line
  • Finished the season with 154 rebounds (76 offensive, 78 defensive), averaging 4.8 rebounds per game
  • Finished the season with 24 assists
  • Scored 20+ points in three games on the season
  • Scored double-digits in 16 games on the season
  • Career-high 25 points on January 28 at Longwood
  • Career-high four three-pointers twice (Dec. 22 against Col. of Charleston, Feb. 7 against Campbell) 
  • Career-high seven free throws on March 11 against Radford in Big South Conference Semifinals
  • Career-high seven steals on January 21 against Radford
  • 23 points on February 7 against Campbell
  • 22 points on January 3 against Liberty
  • Career-high nine rebounds twice (Dec. 4 against South Carolina State, Jan. 28 at Longwood)
  • Was one of four players to play in all 32 games with 31 starts
  • Averaged 28.0 minutes per game as a sophomore

2015-16

  • Tied for 14th in the Big South in steals per game (1.3)
  • Fifth on the team in averaging 6.8 points per game, scoring 210 points on the season
  • Connected on 29.5% of her field goal attempts, 23.2% of her three-point attempts and 70.8% of her free throw attempts
  • Was 71-of-241 from the floor, 22-of-95 from the three-point line and 46-of-65 from the free throw line
  • Finished the season with 78 rebounds (39 offensive, 39 defensive), averaging 2.5 rebounds per game
  • Second on the team with 40 steals
  • Finished the season with 35 assists and one blocked shot
  • Scored double-digits in nine games on the season
  • Season-high 19 points on January 30 at Winthrop
  • 17 points on December 22 against Western Carolina
  • Season-high eight rebounds and four steals on November 24 against Columbia International
  • Was one of three players to play in all 31 games with 24 starts
  • Averaged 20.5 minutes per game

High School: Burns came to the Bucs by way of Gainesville, Va., where she lined up at both Stonewall Jackson High School under Coach Diana Martinez, and the PSPA Rams under Coaches Jason and Mike Harris. A 5-6 guard, Burns averaged 12.3 points, eight rebounds, 2.1 assists and 3.2 steals per game, while shooting 78% from the free throw line. Burns completed the season with four double-doubles and a triple-double on the court, finishing with career stats of 759 points, 497 rebounds, 187 assists and 210 steals.

She was a four year letter-winner and three year starter on the squad, serving as team captain in both her junior and senior seasons. She was a three-time All-Conference selection, leading the team to three consecutive District Championships and two Regional Championships. In 2015, Burns led Stonewall Jackson to the State Championship game. She was also selected to the 2015 Buffalo Wild Wings Roundball Classic All-Star Game and the 695 Hoops 2015 Senior Showcase All-Star Game. Throughout her high school career, she led her team to a combined 93-16 overall record.

In addition to basketball, Burns was a multi-sport athlete also competing on the volleyball team. Athleticism runs in her family as her mother, Michelle, ran track at Oklahoma State, while her father Keith played on the OSU football team. Her sister, Danielle, is a current member of the Fordham women's basketball team.

Recent Games
Feb 25 Longwood W, 71-63
Feb 27 at Gardner-Webb W, 51-48
Mar 4 at Winthrop W, 70-58
Mar 10 vs. Liberty W, 52-50
Mar 11 vs. Radford L, 53-50
Mar 16 UNC Greensboro L, 45-37
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 18
Games started 31 17
Minutes 898 528
Minutes per game 28.1 29.3
FG 118-338 74-198
FG Pct 34.9 37.4
3PT 38-137 22-78
3PT Pct 27.7 28.2
FT 74-107 47-65
FT Pct 69.2 72.3
Off rebounds 76 37
Def rebounds 78 47
Total rebounds 154 84
Rebounds per game 4.8 4.7
Personal fouls 106 59
Disqualifications 3 3
Assists 24 14
Turnovers 59 30
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.5
Steals 67 44
Blocks 0 0
Points 348 217
Points per game 10.9 12.1
Points per 40 min 15.5 16.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 12 at West Virginia L, 88-38 1 31 2-13 15.4 1-4 25.0 5-10 50.0 10
Nov 15 Southern Wesleyan W, 80-57 1 24 6-10 60.0 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 15
Nov 18 Paine W, 75-67 1 28 3-12 25.0 0-5 0.0 2-5 40.0 8
Nov 22 at North Carolina L, 93-77 1 24 5-15 33.3 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 13
Nov 26 at Lipscomb W, 67-52 1 21 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Dec 4 South Carolina St. W, 67-62 1 32 7-19 36.8 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 16
Dec 12 Ga. Southern W, 55-54 1 30 2-5 40.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 16 Montreat W, 79-50 1 15 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 19 Wofford L, 59-45 1 27 4-10 40.0 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 14
Dec 22 Col. of Charleston L, 79-76 1 24 5-11 45.5 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 14
Dec 30 at Western Caro. L, 58-53 1 41 2-12 16.7 0-4 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Jan 3 Liberty L, 81-72 1 38 9-15 60.0 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 22
Jan 7 at Campbell L, 54-37 1 16 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Jan 10 at High Point W, 74-68 1 24 3-12 25.0 1-6 16.7 1-2 50.0 8
Jan 14 Winthrop W, 71-52 1 20 2-8 25.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 17 at Presbyterian L, 50-48 1 29 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 21 Radford W, 57-45 1 26 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 7
Jan 24 Gardner-Webb W, 64-57 1 26 3-10 30.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 28 at Longwood W, 62-47 1 36 11-20 55.0 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 25
Jan 31 at UNC Asheville L, 56-47 1 33 4-11 36.4 1-5 20.0 2-4 50.0 11
Feb 4 Presbyterian W, 52-34 1 17 1-7 14.3 1-3 33.3 5-6 83.3 8
Feb 7 Campbell W, 60-43 1 36 8-15 53.3 4-8 50.0 3-3 100.0 23
Feb 11 at Radford L, 67-59 1 40 5-12 41.7 2-6 33.3 4-4 100.0 16
Feb 14 UNC Asheville W, 73-66 1 32 6-12 50.0 2-4 50.0 4-6 66.7 18
Feb 17 at Liberty L, 67-56 1 32 5-11 45.5 3-7 42.9 6-9 66.7 19
Feb 21 High Point L, 64-62 1 32 2-13 15.4 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 7
Feb 25 Longwood W, 71-63 - 17 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Feb 27 at Gardner-Webb W, 51-48 1 37 3-10 30.0 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 10
Mar 4 at Winthrop W, 70-58 1 37 6-20 30.0 1-9 11.1 5-6 83.3 18
Mar 10 vs. Liberty W, 52-50 1 20 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 11 vs. Radford L, 53-50 1 27 3-9 33.3 2-6 33.3 7-7 100.0 15
Mar 16 UNC Greensboro L, 45-37 1 26 0-9 0.0 0-5 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 12 at West Virginia L, 88-38 1 31 5 3 8 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Nov 15 Southern Wesleyan W, 80-57 1 24 2 4 6 1 2 0.5 4 0 4 0
Nov 18 Paine W, 75-67 1 28 1 4 5 0 0 - 2 0 4 0
Nov 22 at North Carolina L, 93-77 1 24 3 3 6 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 26 at Lipscomb W, 67-52 1 21 2 3 5 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 4 South Carolina St. W, 67-62 1 32 7 2 9 1 3 0.3 1 0 4 0
Dec 12 Ga. Southern W, 55-54 1 30 0 0 0 1 7 0.1 1 0 3 0
Dec 16 Montreat W, 79-50 1 15 3 2 5 0 2 0.0 3 0 4 0
Dec 19 Wofford L, 59-45 1 27 4 3 7 1 0 - 1 0 4 0
Dec 22 Col. of Charleston L, 79-76 1 24 2 0 2 3 3 1.0 0 0 4 0
Dec 30 at Western Caro. L, 58-53 1 41 2 5 7 0 3 0.0 4 0 4 0
Jan 3 Liberty L, 81-72 1 38 2 2 4 2 3 0.7 2 0 5 1
Jan 7 at Campbell L, 54-37 1 16 3 1 4 1 3 0.3 2 0 4 0
Jan 10 at High Point W, 74-68 1 24 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 3 0 4 0
Jan 14 Winthrop W, 71-52 1 20 5 2 7 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 17 at Presbyterian L, 50-48 1 29 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Jan 21 Radford W, 57-45 1 26 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 7 0 2 0
Jan 24 Gardner-Webb W, 64-57 1 26 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 3 0 5 1
Jan 28 at Longwood W, 62-47 1 36 4 5 9 3 2 1.5 2 0 2 -
Jan 31 at UNC Asheville L, 56-47 1 33 4 2 6 0 2 0.0 5 0 5 1
Feb 4 Presbyterian W, 52-34 1 17 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 2 0 2 0
Feb 7 Campbell W, 60-43 1 36 0 3 3 2 0 - 3 0 3 0
Feb 11 at Radford L, 67-59 1 40 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 3 0 3 0
Feb 14 UNC Asheville W, 73-66 1 32 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 0
Feb 17 at Liberty L, 67-56 1 32 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 4 0 3 0
Feb 21 High Point L, 64-62 1 32 4 4 8 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 25 Longwood W, 71-63 - 17 0 3 3 0 3 0.0 2 0 3 0
Feb 27 at Gardner-Webb W, 51-48 1 37 4 2 6 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 4 at Winthrop W, 70-58 1 37 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 3 0 3 0
Mar 10 vs. Liberty W, 52-50 1 20 1 1 2 0 0 - 3 0 4 0
Mar 11 vs. Radford L, 53-50 1 27 6 0 6 0 2 0.0 2 0 1 0
Mar 16 UNC Greensboro L, 45-37 1 26 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 31 24 20.9 2.3-7.8 29.5 0.7-3.1 23.2 1.5-2.1 70.8 6.8
2016-17 32 31 28.1 3.7-10.6 34.9 1.2-4.3 27.7 2.3-3.3 69.2 10.9
2017-18 3 3 29.7 3.0-10.0 30.0 1.7-6.0 27.8 2.0-2.7 75.0 9.7
Total 66 58 24.8 3.0-9.2 32.5 1.0-3.8 26.0 1.9-2.7 70.0 8.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 31 24 647 71-241 29.5 22-95 23.2 46-65 70.8 210
2016-17 32 31 898 118-338 34.9 38-137 27.7 74-107 69.2 348
2017-18 3 3 89 9-30 30.0 5-18 27.8 6-8 75.0 29
Total 66 58 1634 198-609 32.5 65-250 26.0 126-180 70.0 587
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 31 24 20.9 4.4-14.9 29.5 1.4-5.9 23.2 2.8-4.0 70.8 13.0
2016-17 32 31 28.1 5.3-15.1 34.9 1.7-6.1 27.7 3.3-4.8 69.2 15.5
2017-18 3 3 29.7 4.0-13.5 30.0 2.2-8.1 27.8 2.7-3.6 75.0 13.0
Total 66 58 24.8 4.8-14.9 32.5 1.6-6.1 26.0 3.1-4.4 70.0 14.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 31 24 20.9 1.3 1.3 2.5 3.1 0.1 1.1 1.5 0.7 1.3 0.0
2016-17 32 31 28.1 2.4 2.4 4.8 3.3 0.1 0.8 1.8 0.4 2.1 0.0
2017-18 3 3 29.7 4.0 4.3 8.3 3.3 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.0 1.7 0.3
Total 66 58 24.8 1.9 2.0 3.9 3.2 0.1 1.0 1.7 0.6 1.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 31 24 647 39 39 78 95 3 35 48 0.7 40 1
2016-17 32 31 898 76 78 154 106 3 24 59 0.4 67 0
2017-18 3 3 89 12 13 25 10 0 8 8 1.0 5 1
Total 66 58 1634 127 130 257 211 6 67 115 0.6 112 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 31 24 20.9 2.4 2.4 4.8 5.9 0.2 2.2 3.0 0.7 2.5 0.1
2016-17 32 31 28.1 3.4 3.5 6.9 4.7 0.1 1.1 2.6 0.4 3.0 0.0
2017-18 3 3 29.7 5.4 5.8 11.2 4.5 0.0 3.6 3.6 1.0 2.2 0.4
Total 66 58 24.8 3.1 3.2 6.3 5.2 0.1 1.6 2.8 0.6 2.7 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 31 28.1 3.7-10.6 34.9 1.2-4.3 27.7 2.3-3.3 69.2 10.9
Conference 18 17 29.3 4.1-11.0 37.4 1.2-4.3 28.2 2.6-3.6 72.3 12.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 16 26.5 3.8-10.1 37.8 1.3-3.9 32.8 1.9-2.6 72.7 10.8
Away 13 13 30.8 3.8-11.8 32.5 1.1-4.8 22.6 2.7-4.3 62.5 11.5
Neutral 2 2 23.5 1.5-6.0 25.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 3.5-3.5 100.0 7.5
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Wins 18 17 26.6 3.9-10.3 38.2 1.0-3.8 26.1 1.9-2.8 70.0 10.8
Losses 14 14 30.0 3.4-10.9 30.9 1.4-4.9 29.4 2.8-4.1 68.4 10.9
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November 5 5 25.6 3.8-11.4 33.3 1.0-4.4 22.7 2.2-4.6 47.8 10.8
December 6 6 28.2 3.7-10.3 35.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 1.3-1.7 80.0 10.2
January 9 9 27.6 3.9-10.2 38.0 0.9-3.9 22.9 1.2-2.1 57.9 9.9
February 8 7 30.4 4.1-10.8 38.4 1.6-4.2 38.2 3.9-5.0 77.5 13.8
March 4 4 27.5 2.2-10.2 22.0 0.8-5.5 13.6 3.2-3.8 86.7 8.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 31 898 118-338 34.9 38-137 27.7 74-107 69.2 348
Conference 18 17 528 74-198 37.4 22-78 28.2 47-65 72.3 217
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 16 450 65-172 37.8 22-67 32.8 32-44 72.7 184
Away 13 13 401 50-154 32.5 14-62 22.6 35-56 62.5 149
Neutral 2 2 47 3-12 25.0 2-8 25.0 7-7 100.0 15
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Wins 18 17 478 71-186 38.2 18-69 26.1 35-50 70.0 195
Losses 14 14 420 47-152 30.9 20-68 29.4 39-57 68.4 153
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November 5 5 128 19-57 33.3 5-22 22.7 11-23 47.8 54
December 6 6 169 22-62 35.5 9-24 37.5 8-10 80.0 61
January 9 9 248 35-92 38.0 8-35 22.9 11-19 57.9 89
February 8 7 243 33-86 38.4 13-34 38.2 31-40 77.5 110
March 4 4 110 9-41 22.0 3-22 13.6 13-15 86.7 34
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 31 28.1 5.3-15.1 34.9 1.7-6.1 27.7 3.3-4.8 69.2 15.5
Conference 18 17 29.3 5.6-15.0 37.4 1.7-5.9 28.2 3.6-4.9 72.3 16.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 16 26.5 5.8-15.3 37.8 2.0-6.0 32.8 2.8-3.9 72.7 16.4
Away 13 13 30.8 5.0-15.4 32.5 1.4-6.2 22.6 3.5-5.6 62.5 14.9
Neutral 2 2 23.5 2.6-10.2 25.0 1.7-6.8 25.0 6.0-6.0 100.0 12.8
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Wins 18 17 26.6 5.9-15.6 38.2 1.5-5.8 26.1 2.9-4.2 70.0 16.3
Losses 14 14 30.0 4.5-14.5 30.9 1.9-6.5 29.4 3.7-5.4 68.4 14.6
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November 5 5 25.6 5.9-17.8 33.3 1.6-6.9 22.7 3.4-7.2 47.8 16.9
December 6 6 28.2 5.2-14.7 35.5 2.1-5.7 37.5 1.9-2.4 80.0 14.4
January 9 9 27.6 5.6-14.8 38.0 1.3-5.6 22.9 1.8-3.1 57.9 14.4
February 8 7 30.4 5.4-14.2 38.4 2.1-5.6 38.2 5.1-6.6 77.5 18.1
March 4 4 27.5 3.3-14.9 22.0 1.1-8.0 13.6 4.7-5.5 86.7 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 32 31 28.1 2.4 2.4 4.8 3.3 0.1 0.8 1.8 0.4 2.1 0.0
Conference 18 17 29.3 2.1 2.6 4.7 3.3 0.2 0.8 1.7 0.5 2.4 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 16 26.5 2.1 2.4 4.5 3.6 0.1 0.9 1.9 0.5 1.8 0.0
Away 13 13 30.8 2.6 2.8 5.4 3.1 0.1 0.7 1.8 0.4 2.4 0.0
Neutral 2 2 23.5 3.5 0.5 4.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.5 0.0
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Wins 18 17 26.6 2.0 2.6 4.6 3.3 0.1 0.7 1.9 0.4 2.2 0.0
Losses 14 14 30.0 2.9 2.2 5.1 3.4 0.1 0.8 1.8 0.4 1.9 0.0
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November 5 5 25.6 2.6 3.4 6.0 3.2 0.0 0.6 1.4 0.4 1.6 0.0
December 6 6 28.2 3.0 2.0 5.0 3.8 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.3 1.7 0.0
January 9 9 27.6 2.4 2.8 5.2 3.7 0.3 1.1 1.8 0.6 2.9 0.0
February 8 7 30.4 1.6 2.4 4.0 2.9 0.0 0.4 1.6 0.2 1.9 0.0
March 4 4 27.5 2.5 1.3 3.8 2.8 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.4 2.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 31 898 76 78 154 106 3 24 59 0.4 67 0
Conference 18 17 528 37 47 84 59 3 14 30 0.5 44 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 16 450 35 41 76 61 2 15 33 0.5 31 0
Away 13 13 401 34 36 70 40 1 9 24 0.4 31 0
Neutral 2 2 47 7 1 8 5 0 0 2 0.0 5 0
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Wins 18 17 478 36 47 83 59 1 13 34 0.4 40 0
Losses 14 14 420 40 31 71 47 2 11 25 0.4 27 0
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November 5 5 128 13 17 30 16 0 3 7 0.4 8 0
December 6 6 169 18 12 30 23 0 6 18 0.3 10 0
January 9 9 248 22 25 47 33 3 10 16 0.6 26 0
February 8 7 243 13 19 32 23 0 3 13 0.2 15 0
March 4 4 110 10 5 15 11 0 2 5 0.4 8 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 32 31 28.1 3.4 3.5 6.9 4.7 0.1 1.1 2.6 0.4 3.0 0.0
Conference 18 17 29.3 2.8 3.6 6.4 4.5 0.2 1.1 2.3 0.5 3.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 16 26.5 3.1 3.6 6.8 5.4 0.2 1.3 2.9 0.5 2.8 0.0
Away 13 13 30.8 3.4 3.6 7.0 4.0 0.1 0.9 2.4 0.4 3.1 0.0
Neutral 2 2 23.5 6.0 0.9 6.8 4.3 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 4.3 0.0
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Wins 18 17 26.6 3.0 3.9 6.9 4.9 0.1 1.1 2.8 0.4 3.3 0.0
Losses 14 14 30.0 3.8 3.0 6.8 4.5 0.2 1.0 2.4 0.4 2.6 0.0
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November 5 5 25.6 4.1 5.3 9.4 5.0 0.0 0.9 2.2 0.4 2.5 0.0
December 6 6 28.2 4.3 2.8 7.1 5.4 0.0 1.4 4.3 0.3 2.4 0.0
January 9 9 27.6 3.5 4.0 7.6 5.3 0.5 1.6 2.6 0.6 4.2 0.0
February 8 7 30.4 2.1 3.1 5.3 3.8 0.0 0.5 2.1 0.2 2.5 0.0
March 4 4 27.5 3.6 1.8 5.5 4.0 0.0 0.7 1.8 0.4 2.9 0.0

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