5 Makala Roper
5 Makala Roper
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Cleveland HS
Position: Guard
gp 26
pts/g 3.7
fg % 29.2
3pt % 27.0
ft % 57.1
reb/g 1.5
a/g 1.3

UC SANTA BARBARA
2015-16
Honorable Mention All-Big West
Played in all 32 games with 25 starts…Earned her first career all-conference honors…Led the team with 11.8 points per game after her role was expanded from being primarily used as a three-point shooter as a freshman…She earned a starting role midway through non-conference play as a shooting guard and a second option at point guard…She finished second on the team with 2.7 assists per game and 85 total…Was fourth in the Big West and fifth in the UCSB record book with 63 made three pointers, while shooting at a 37.5 percent clip, which also ranks fourth…Attempted 168 shots from downtown, which is the fifth most by a Gaucho in a single season…She now has amassed 102 three-pointers, which puts her in eighth place on UCSB’s all-time three point makes list, while her 291 attempts put her in seventh…At the end of the season, her career three-point shooting clip was .351, the ninth best in Gaucho lore…Was third on the team with 69.9 percent shooting from the foul line…Logged a team-high 954 minutes, averaging 29.8 minutes per game…Grabbed 3.2 rebounds per game…Led UCSB with six 20-plus point performances, including a season-high 27 points at Pepperdine…Drained a season-high six three pointers in a 66-59 win versus UC Davis…Dished out a career-high eight assist versus Cal State Northridge…Picked up a season-high three steals at Oregon…Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds versus Morehead State.

2014-15
As a freshman, Roper appeared in all 29 games and made six starts, as she average 20.9 minutes per game…She emerged as the team’s top three point shooter in making 39 shots from downtown and finishing the year shooting at a 31.7 percent clip…She was the team’s third-leading scorer with 188 total points (6.5 per game)…Her best scoring performance came at UC Riverside (1/22/15) where she finished with 23 points and went 5-8 from beyond the arc…She made at least two three pointers in 13 games…Reached career-highs in numerous categories in back-to-back games, first versus Washington State (12/4/14) she recorded seven rebounds and three assists and later had three steal and three helpers at San Diego State (12/7/14).

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters at Cleveland High School under coach Stephanie Wheeler-Smith…ESPN ranked her in the top 100 guards in the country…The Eagles were Metro League champions throughout her high school career, while they placed third in the 3A State Championship in 2012, were Sea-King District champs in 2013, and were back-to-back 3A State Champions in 2013 and 2014...In leading her team to consecutive state titles, Roper was named the MVP of the 3A All-Tournament Team both years, averaging 16.1 points per game…Over the course of that season, the lefty shooter averaged 16.3 points and was named the top-ranked player in Washington by MaxPreps…During her junior season, she recorded 15.6 points, five rebounds, and four assists per game…That same year, she was named First Team by the Seattle Times, Star Times, and the Tacoma News Tribune. She was also First Team All-Metro League and was the league MVP…Some of her standout performances that year included her dropping 23 points on Wilson High (1/22/13) and netting 27 points against Kelso High (2/19/13)…As a sophomore, Roper was named First Team All-Metro League after putting up averages of 13.2 points, five rebounds, and three assists per game…That year, she was also named the Seattle Times Star of the Week after scoring 31 points against Potter’s House (12/22/11) in Jacksonville, Fla…As a freshman, Roper averaged 14.5 points, four rebounds, and four assists per contest and was named to the All-Metro League Second Team as the only freshman to earn the accolade…A terrific student, Roper earned the Raising Eagle Award as a freshman and sophomore at Cleveland and also made the honor roll. 

PERSONAL
Makala Iman Roper was born July 18, 1996 in Seattle, Wash. to parents Rikkita and Richard…She has an older brother named Malik…She roots for the Oklahoma City Thunder, while her favorite professional athlete is Kevin Durant…Her most memorable sports achievement is winning back-to-back state championships (2013-14)…Her favorite movies are Love+Basketball and First Sunday…She enjoys watching Catfish…Her favorite novel is To Kill a Mockingbird…She enjoys listening to Dom Kennedy and Drake…In her free time, she like to listen to music and play chess…Roper also lettered in cross-country in high school…Was also recruited by Seattle and Weber State…She has not chosen a major yet, but plans on pursuing a career in athletic training. 

Recent Games
Feb 1 Cal State Fullerton W, 57-37
Feb 4 UC Davis L, 62-48
Feb 9 Cal State Northridge L, 62-55
Feb 11 at Hawai'i W, 67-52
Feb 16 at UC Riverside L, 73-69
Feb 18 at Long Beach State L, 59-45
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 13
Games started 3 -
Minutes 378 142
Minutes per game 14.5 10.9
FG 35-120 13-46
FG Pct 29.2 28.3
3PT 17-63 4-23
3PT Pct 27.0 17.4
FT 8-14 5-8
FT Pct 57.1 62.5
Off rebounds 16 8
Def rebounds 23 6
Total rebounds 39 14
Rebounds per game 1.5 1.1
Personal fouls 32 9
Disqualifications - -
Assists 34 15
Turnovers 30 10
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.5
Steals 11 5
Blocks 1 0
Points 95 35
Points per game 3.7 2.7
Points per 40 min 10.1 9.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 Cal St. L.A. W, 90-53 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Iowa St. L, 77-60 1 26 3-6 50.0 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 8
Nov 15 Pepperdine W, 66-57 1 22 0-6 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 18 at Seattle L, 58-53 1 23 2-5 40.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 20 Northern Arizona W, 60-51 - 24 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 25 at San Diego L, 77-63 - 12 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Nov 30 Santa Clara L, 69-58 - 13 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 2 at Loyola Marymount L, 57-55 - 11 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 11 at San Diego State L, 84-70 - 28 4-12 33.3 4-8 50.0 2-2 100.0 14
Dec 14 UCLA L, 71-52 - 23 4-10 40.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 16 at Fresno State W, 50-49 - 21 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Dec 19 vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi W, 66-60 - 15 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Dec 20 vs. North Dakota St. W, 66-59 - 8 1-4 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 31 Yale L, 64-60 - 10 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 5 at Cal Poly L, 78-67 - 19 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 7 at Cal State Fullerton W, 56-49 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 14 UC Riverside W, 58-54 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 19 Long Beach State W, 65-60 - 3 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 21 Hawai'i W, 74-62 - 13 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 25 at Cal State Northridge L, 75-61 - 15 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 28 at UC Irvine W, 85-60 - 28 4-11 36.4 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 9
Feb 1 Cal State Fullerton W, 57-37 - 24 3-9 33.3 1-5 20.0 4-6 66.7 11
Feb 4 UC Davis L, 62-48 - 5 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 Cal State Northridge L, 62-55 - 5 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 11 at Hawai'i W, 67-52 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 16 at UC Riverside L, 73-69 - 4 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 18 at Long Beach State L, 59-45 - 10 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 25 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 UC Irvine   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 Cal St. L.A. W, 90-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Iowa St. L, 77-60 1 26 0 1 1 3 5 0.6 0 1 3 -
Nov 15 Pepperdine W, 66-57 1 22 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 18 at Seattle L, 58-53 1 23 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 20 Northern Arizona W, 60-51 - 24 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 25 at San Diego L, 77-63 - 12 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 30 Santa Clara L, 69-58 - 13 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 2 at Loyola Marymount L, 57-55 - 11 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 11 at San Diego State L, 84-70 - 28 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 1 0 0 -
Dec 14 UCLA L, 71-52 - 23 3 3 6 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Dec 16 at Fresno State W, 50-49 - 21 0 2 2 1 4 0.3 2 0 2 -
Dec 19 vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi W, 66-60 - 15 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 20 vs. North Dakota St. W, 66-59 - 8 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 31 Yale L, 64-60 - 10 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 5 at Cal Poly L, 78-67 - 19 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 7 at Cal State Fullerton W, 56-49 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 14 UC Riverside W, 58-54 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 19 Long Beach State W, 65-60 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 21 Hawai'i W, 74-62 - 13 2 0 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 25 at Cal State Northridge L, 75-61 - 15 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 28 at UC Irvine W, 85-60 - 28 2 2 4 5 2 2.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 1 Cal State Fullerton W, 57-37 - 24 2 1 3 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 4 UC Davis L, 62-48 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 9 Cal State Northridge L, 62-55 - 5 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 11 at Hawai'i W, 67-52 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 16 at UC Riverside L, 73-69 - 4 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 -
Feb 18 at Long Beach State L, 59-45 - 10 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 0 -
Feb 25 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 UC Irvine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Big West Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 29 6 20.9 2.4-7.0 34.5 1.3-4.2 31.7 0.3-0.5 64.3 6.5
2015-16 32 25 29.8 4.0-10.3 39.0 2.0-5.2 37.5 1.8-2.6 69.9 11.8
2016-17 26 3 14.5 1.3-4.6 29.2 0.7-2.4 27.0 0.3-0.5 57.1 3.7
Total 87 34 22.3 2.7-7.5 35.8 1.4-4.1 33.6 0.9-1.3 67.6 7.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 29 6 605 70-203 34.5 39-123 31.7 9-14 64.3 188
2015-16 32 25 954 129-331 39.0 63-168 37.5 58-83 69.9 379
2016-17 26 3 378 35-120 29.2 17-63 27.0 8-14 57.1 95
Total 87 34 1937 234-654 35.8 119-354 33.6 75-111 67.6 662
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 29 6 20.9 4.6-13.4 34.5 2.6-8.1 31.7 0.6-0.9 64.3 12.4
2015-16 32 25 29.8 5.4-13.9 39.0 2.6-7.0 37.5 2.4-3.5 69.9 15.9
2016-17 26 3 14.5 3.7-12.7 29.2 1.8-6.7 27.0 0.8-1.5 57.1 10.1
Total 87 34 22.3 4.8-13.5 35.8 2.5-7.3 33.6 1.5-2.3 67.6 13.7
  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 29 6 20.9 0.2 1.5 1.8 1.3 - 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.0
2015-16 32 25 29.8 0.6 2.5 3.2 2.0 - 2.7 4.0 0.7 0.7 0.1
2016-17 26 3 14.5 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.2 - 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.0
Total 87 34 22.3 0.5 1.7 2.2 1.6 - 1.6 2.2 0.7 0.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 29 6 605 7 44 51 39 - 24 35 0.7 16 1
2015-16 32 25 954 20 81 101 64 - 85 128 0.7 21 3
2016-17 26 3 378 16 23 39 32 - 34 30 1.1 11 1
Total 87 34 1937 43 148 191 135 - 143 193 0.7 48 5
  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 29 6 20.9 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.6 0.0 1.6 2.3 0.7 1.1 0.1
2015-16 32 25 29.8 0.8 3.4 4.2 2.7 0.0 3.6 5.4 0.7 0.9 0.1
2016-17 26 3 14.5 1.7 2.4 4.1 3.4 0.0 3.6 3.2 1.1 1.2 0.1
Total 87 34 22.3 0.9 3.1 3.9 2.8 0.0 3.0 4.0 0.7 1.0 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 3 14.5 1.3-4.6 29.2 0.7-2.4 27.0 0.3-0.5 57.1 3.7
Conference 13 - 10.9 1.0-3.5 28.3 0.3-1.8 17.4 0.4-0.6 62.5 2.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 1 13.4 1.0-4.4 22.9 0.5-2.1 21.7 0.5-0.7 62.5 2.9
Away 13 2 16.0 1.6-4.8 33.3 0.8-2.6 32.4 0.2-0.5 50.0 4.3
Neutral 2 - 11.5 1.5-4.5 33.3 0.5-3.0 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.5
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Wins 12 1 14.5 1.2-4.1 28.6 0.4-2.3 17.9 0.4-0.7 62.5 3.2
Losses 14 2 14.6 1.5-5.1 29.6 0.9-2.5 34.3 0.2-0.4 50.0 4.1
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November 6 3 20.0 1.0-5.2 19.4 0.5-2.5 20.0 0.2-0.7 25.0 2.7
December 7 - 16.6 2.3-6.1 37.2 1.4-3.6 40.0 0.3-0.3 100.0 6.3
January 7 - 12.6 1.3-3.4 37.5 0.4-2.0 21.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0
February 6 - 9.0 0.7-3.7 18.2 0.2-1.5 11.1 0.8-1.3 62.5 2.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 3 378 35-120 29.2 17-63 27.0 8-14 57.1 95
Conference 13 - 142 13-46 28.3 4-23 17.4 5-8 62.5 35
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 1 147 11-48 22.9 5-23 21.7 5-8 62.5 32
Away 13 2 208 21-63 33.3 11-34 32.4 3-6 50.0 56
Neutral 2 - 23 3-9 33.3 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 7
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Wins 12 1 174 14-49 28.6 5-28 17.9 5-8 62.5 38
Losses 14 2 204 21-71 29.6 12-35 34.3 3-6 50.0 57
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November 6 3 120 6-31 19.4 3-15 20.0 1-4 25.0 16
December 7 - 116 16-43 37.2 10-25 40.0 2-2 100.0 44
January 7 - 88 9-24 37.5 3-14 21.4 0-0 - 21
February 6 - 54 4-22 18.2 1-9 11.1 5-8 62.5 14
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 3 14.5 3.7-12.7 29.2 1.8-6.7 27.0 0.8-1.5 57.1 10.1
Conference 13 - 10.9 3.7-13.0 28.3 1.1-6.5 17.4 1.4-2.3 62.5 9.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 1 13.4 3.0-13.1 22.9 1.4-6.3 21.7 1.4-2.2 62.5 8.7
Away 13 2 16.0 4.0-12.1 33.3 2.1-6.5 32.4 0.6-1.2 50.0 10.8
Neutral 2 - 11.5 5.2-15.7 33.3 1.7-10.4 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 12.2
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Wins 12 1 14.5 3.2-11.3 28.6 1.1-6.4 17.9 1.1-1.8 62.5 8.7
Losses 14 2 14.6 4.1-13.9 29.6 2.4-6.9 34.3 0.6-1.2 50.0 11.2
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November 6 3 20.0 2.0-10.3 19.4 1.0-5.0 20.0 0.3-1.3 25.0 5.3
December 7 - 16.6 5.5-14.8 37.2 3.4-8.6 40.0 0.7-0.7 100.0 15.2
January 7 - 12.6 4.1-10.9 37.5 1.4-6.4 21.4 0.0-0.0 - 9.5
February 6 - 9.0 3.0-16.3 18.2 0.7-6.7 11.1 3.7-5.9 62.5 10.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 3 14.5 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.2 - 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.0
Conference 13 - 10.9 0.6 0.5 1.1 0.7 - 1.2 0.8 1.5 0.4 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 1 13.4 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.6 - 1.3 0.8 1.6 0.1 0.0
Away 13 2 16.0 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.9 - 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.8 0.1
Neutral 2 - 11.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 - 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
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Wins 12 1 14.5 0.8 0.9 1.7 1.3 - 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.0
Losses 14 2 14.6 0.5 0.9 1.4 1.2 - 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.6 0.1
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November 6 3 20.0 0.3 1.0 1.3 2.3 - 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.5 0.2
December 7 - 16.6 0.9 1.6 2.4 1.3 - 1.3 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.0
January 7 - 12.6 0.7 0.6 1.3 0.7 - 1.1 0.6 2.0 0.4 0.0
February 6 - 9.0 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.7 - 1.2 1.0 1.2 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 3 378 16 23 39 32 - 34 30 1.1 11 1
Conference 13 - 142 8 6 14 9 - 15 10 1.5 5 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 1 147 9 11 20 18 - 14 9 1.6 1 0
Away 13 2 208 6 11 17 12 - 19 19 1.0 10 1
Neutral 2 - 23 1 1 2 2 - 1 2 0.5 0 0
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Wins 12 1 174 9 11 20 15 - 13 12 1.1 3 0
Losses 14 2 204 7 12 19 17 - 21 18 1.2 8 1
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November 6 3 120 2 6 8 14 - 10 8 1.3 3 1
December 7 - 116 6 11 17 9 - 9 12 0.8 3 0
January 7 - 88 5 4 9 5 - 8 4 2.0 3 0
February 6 - 54 3 2 5 4 - 7 6 1.2 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 26 3 14.5 1.7 2.4 4.1 3.4 0.0 3.6 3.2 1.1 1.2 0.1
Conference 13 - 10.9 2.3 1.7 3.9 2.5 0.0 4.2 2.8 1.5 1.4 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 1 13.4 2.4 3.0 5.4 4.9 0.0 3.8 2.4 1.6 0.3 0.0
Away 13 2 16.0 1.2 2.1 3.3 2.3 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.0 1.9 0.2
Neutral 2 - 11.5 1.7 1.7 3.5 3.5 0.0 1.7 3.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
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Wins 12 1 14.5 2.1 2.5 4.6 3.4 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 0.7 0.0
Losses 14 2 14.6 1.4 2.4 3.7 3.3 0.0 4.1 3.5 1.2 1.6 0.2
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November 6 3 20.0 0.7 2.0 2.7 4.7 0.0 3.3 2.7 1.3 1.0 0.3
December 7 - 16.6 2.1 3.8 5.9 3.1 0.0 3.1 4.1 0.8 1.0 0.0
January 7 - 12.6 2.3 1.8 4.1 2.3 0.0 3.6 1.8 2.0 1.4 0.0
February 6 - 9.0 2.2 1.5 3.7 3.0 0.0 5.2 4.4 1.2 1.5 0.0