35 Brandon Sherrod
35 Brandon Sherrod
Height: 6-6
Weight: 240
Year: Sr
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
Position: F
Major: Political science
Residential College: Pierson
gp 30
pts/g 12.7
fg % 56.8
3pt % 0.0
ft % 58.5
reb/g 7.0
a/g 1.2

Notes: Missed the 2014-15 season while singing with the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the world's oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group. Travelled all across the country and the world singing with the Whiffs… Played 114 games in his career, scoring 847 points and grabbing 515 rebounds… Seventh all-time at Yale with 82 blocked shots.

2015-16: First team All-Ivy… Second team NABC District 13 selection… Set an NCAA single-season record by making 30 consecutive field goals. Streak started when he hit final shot at home against Brown. Then went 9-of-9 at Brown, 7-of-7 against Penn, 8-of-8 against Princeton and made his first five shots against Columbia… Finished eighth in the Ivy League in rebounding (7.0 rpg.), third in field goal percentage (.568) and second in offensive rebounds (84)… In 14 Ivy games, averaged 15.8 points and shot 64.4 percent from the field… Two-time Ivy League Player of the week selection… Posted double-doubles at Central Connecticut (12 points, 10 rebounds) and at home against Brown (13 points, 10 rebounds)… Scored 22 points in the third round NCAA Tournament game against Duke… Recipient of the team’s Stan Smith Senior Award and Josh Hill Dedication Award.

2013-14: Fourth on the team in scoring (6.8 ppg.), third in rebounding (4.3 rpg.) and second in blocked shots (28)… One of only four players to appear in all 33 games… Scored in double figures nScored a season-high 18 points in the victory over New Hampshire.

2012-13: Slowed by an early-season injury… Scored in double figures in four of the last seven games of the season… Tallied a career-high 18 points in the season finale against Penn… First career start came against Sacred Heart… Recipient of the Josh Hill Award, presented for hard work and dedication to the Yale Basketball program.

2011-12: Recipient of the John C. Cobb Award as Yale's rookie of the year… Fourth on the team in rebounding (2.8 rpg.) and third in blocks (12)… Only freshman to appear in all 29 games… Scored 10 points, grabbed six rebounds in the home win over Columbia… Also had 10 points in the victory over Bryant. 

Before Yale: NEPSAC first team selection last winter at Choate… 2010 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior at Stratford High School… CHSCA and New Haven Register state player of the year… Two-time all-state selection… Averaged 16 points, 14.5 rebounds and six blocks as a senior… Had six triple doubles… Holds the Stratford school record for blocked shots… Helped lead Choate to the NEPSAC Class A championship and Stratford to two state championships and a school-record 46 straight league victories… Played AAU with the Connecticut Basketball Club that advanced to the U17 semifinals in 2010.

Personal: Sang in a Christian a cappella group, The Living Waters, at Yale… Has said he would one day like to become the mayor of Bridgeport, Conn… Cousin Derek Sherrod was drafted in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers… Drummer for church choir… Volunteered with HYPE in Stratford where he mentored elementary school children… Son of Ricky and Cassandra Sherrod.

Recent Games
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 14
Games started 30 14
Minutes 835 415
Minutes per game 27.8 29.6
FG 137-241 76-118
FG Pct 56.8 64.4
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 107-183 69-109
FT Pct 58.5 63.3
Off rebounds 84 36
Def rebounds 127 58
Total rebounds 211 94
Rebounds per game 7.0 6.7
Personal fouls 70 28
Disqualifications 2 0
Assists 36 18
Turnovers 39 18
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.0
Steals 23 9
Blocks 20 9
Points 381 221
Points per game 12.7 15.8
Points per 40 min 18.3 21.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 vs. Fairfield W, 70-57 1 28 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 10-13 76.9 20
Nov 16 Sacred Heart W, 99-77 1 28 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 4-10 40.0 12
Nov 19 at Lehigh W, 79-67 1 25 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 22 at SMU L, 71-69 1 30 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 25 at Duke L, 80-61 1 17 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 29 at Albany L, 88-54 1 29 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 13
Dec 2 Bryant W, 79-40 1 24 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 2
Dec 5 Vermont W, 72-54 1 27 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 6
Dec 9 at Illinois L, 69-65 1 36 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 13 at Southern California L, 68-56 1 31 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Dec 30 at Central Connecticut State W, 62-42 1 24 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 2 at Hartford W, 88-53 1 25 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-6 16.7 9
Jan 6 New Jersey Inst. of Technology W, 83-65 1 15 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Jan 8 Daniel Webster W, 94-53 1 18 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 16 Brown W, 77-68 1 28 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 5-9 55.6 13
Jan 22 at Brown W, 90-66 1 26 9-9 100.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 24
Jan 29 Penn W, 81-58 1 29 7-7 100.0 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 19
Jan 30 Princeton W, 79-75 1 26 8-8 100.0 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 19
Feb 5 Columbia W, 86-72 1 34 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 13-18 72.2 25
Feb 6 Cornell W, 83-52 1 21 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 12 at Dartmouth W, 75-65 1 35 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 14
Feb 13 at Harvard W, 67-55 1 20 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 19 at Princeton L, 75-63 1 35 7-13 53.8 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 18
Feb 20 at Penn W, 79-58 1 29 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 15
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50 1 31 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 11
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71 1 40 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 8-11 72.7 16
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64 1 27 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 18
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55 1 34 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 13
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75 1 27 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 10
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64 1 36 10-17 58.8 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 22
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 vs. Fairfield W, 70-57 1 28 3 4 7 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 16 Sacred Heart W, 99-77 1 28 4 4 8 2 0 - 1 1 4 0
Nov 19 at Lehigh W, 79-67 1 25 3 4 7 2 2 1.0 1 1 4 -
Nov 22 at SMU L, 71-69 1 30 5 2 7 0 1 0.0 3 1 4 -
Nov 25 at Duke L, 80-61 1 17 3 5 8 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Nov 29 at Albany L, 88-54 1 29 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 0 1 5 1
Dec 2 Bryant W, 79-40 1 24 2 5 7 2 0 - 1 1 3 0
Dec 5 Vermont W, 72-54 1 27 2 3 5 2 1 2.0 0 1 4 0
Dec 9 at Illinois L, 69-65 1 36 6 8 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 13 at Southern California L, 68-56 1 31 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 30 at Central Connecticut State W, 62-42 1 24 5 5 10 2 3 0.7 0 1 0 -
Jan 2 at Hartford W, 88-53 1 25 0 9 9 2 3 0.7 2 1 1 -
Jan 6 New Jersey Inst. of Technology W, 83-65 1 15 3 2 5 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 8 Daniel Webster W, 94-53 1 18 3 5 8 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 -
Jan 16 Brown W, 77-68 1 28 5 5 10 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 22 at Brown W, 90-66 1 26 2 5 7 2 0 - 1 1 3 -
Jan 29 Penn W, 81-58 1 29 5 3 8 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 30 Princeton W, 79-75 1 26 3 4 7 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 0
Feb 5 Columbia W, 86-72 1 34 0 8 8 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 6 Cornell W, 83-52 1 21 3 4 7 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 0
Feb 12 at Dartmouth W, 75-65 1 35 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 13 at Harvard W, 67-55 1 20 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Feb 19 at Princeton L, 75-63 1 35 3 3 6 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 20 at Penn W, 79-58 1 29 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50 1 31 2 4 6 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71 1 40 5 2 7 1 1 1.0 1 2 1 -
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64 1 27 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 0 2 2 -
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55 1 34 1 5 6 1 3 0.3 0 1 2 -
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75 1 27 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 -
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64 1 36 3 4 7 2 1 2.0 3 1 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2011-12 29 - 13.2 1.2-2.6 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.6 57.9 4.0
2012-13 22 9 17.9 2.0-4.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.0 58.2 5.8
2013-14 33 14 21.0 2.3-5.5 42.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.4 62.2 6.8
2015-16 30 30 27.8 4.6-8.0 56.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.6-6.1 58.5 12.7
Total 114 53 20.2 2.6-5.1 50.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.3-3.8 59.3 7.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2011-12 29 - 384 36-75 48.0 0-0 - 44-76 57.9 116
2012-13 22 9 393 44-88 50.0 0-0 - 39-67 58.2 127
2013-14 33 14 692 77-180 42.8 0-1 0.0 69-111 62.2 223
2015-16 30 30 835 137-241 56.8 0-1 0.0 107-183 58.5 381
Total 114 53 2304 294-584 50.3 0-2 0.0 259-437 59.3 847
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2011-12 29 - 13.2 3.8-7.8 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-7.9 57.9 12.1
2012-13 22 9 17.9 4.5-9.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-6.8 58.2 12.9
2013-14 33 14 21.0 4.5-10.4 42.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.0-6.4 62.2 12.9
2015-16 30 30 27.8 6.6-11.5 56.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 5.1-8.8 58.5 18.3
Total 114 53 20.2 5.1-10.1 50.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 4.5-7.6 59.3 14.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2011-12 29 - 13.2 1.1 1.8 2.8 1.7 0.0 0.3 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.4
2012-13 22 9 17.9 1.2 2.5 3.6 2.3 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.3 1.0
2013-14 33 14 21.0 1.9 2.4 4.3 2.1 0.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.8
2015-16 30 30 27.8 2.8 4.2 7.0 2.3 0.1 1.2 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.7
Total 114 53 20.2 1.8 2.7 4.5 2.1 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2011-12 29 - 384 31 51 82 49 0 9 31 0.3 3 12
2012-13 22 9 393 26 54 80 51 0 11 21 0.5 7 22
2013-14 33 14 692 62 80 142 69 1 37 34 1.1 12 28
2015-16 30 30 835 84 127 211 70 2 36 39 0.9 23 20
Total 114 53 2304 203 312 515 239 3 93 125 0.7 45 82
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2011-12 29 - 13.2 3.2 5.3 8.5 5.1 0.0 0.9 3.2 0.3 0.3 1.3
2012-13 22 9 17.9 2.6 5.5 8.1 5.2 0.0 1.1 2.1 0.5 0.7 2.2
2013-14 33 14 21.0 3.6 4.6 8.2 4.0 0.1 2.1 2.0 1.1 0.7 1.6
2015-16 30 30 27.8 4.0 6.1 10.1 3.4 0.1 1.7 1.9 0.9 1.1 1.0
Total 114 53 20.2 3.5 5.4 8.9 4.1 0.1 1.6 2.2 0.7 0.8 1.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 27.8 4.6-8.0 56.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.6-6.1 58.5 12.7
Conference 14 14 29.6 5.4-8.4 64.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.9-7.8 63.3 15.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 26.8 4.2-7.2 57.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-7.5 55.6 12.5
Away 15 15 28.2 4.6-8.4 54.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.7-4.6 59.4 11.9
Neutral 3 3 30.3 6.0-9.3 64.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.3-8.0 66.7 17.3
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Wins 23 23 27.0 4.5-7.3 61.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-7.1 57.9 13.1
Losses 7 7 30.6 4.9-10.4 46.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.7-2.7 63.2 11.4
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November 6 6 26.2 4.2-8.0 52.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-5.2 54.8 11.2
December 5 5 28.4 2.6-7.0 37.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.6 50.0 7.0
January 7 7 23.9 5.4-7.6 71.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-7.0 51.0 14.4
February 8 8 30.6 4.5-9.0 50.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 5.4-7.5 71.7 14.4
March 4 4 31.0 6.2-8.2 75.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-6.2 52.0 15.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 835 137-241 56.8 0-1 0.0 107-183 58.5 381
Conference 14 14 415 76-118 64.4 0-1 0.0 69-109 63.3 221
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 321 50-87 57.5 0-0 - 50-90 55.6 150
Away 15 15 423 69-126 54.8 0-1 0.0 41-69 59.4 179
Neutral 3 3 91 18-28 64.3 0-0 - 16-24 66.7 52
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Wins 23 23 621 103-168 61.3 0-0 - 95-164 57.9 301
Losses 7 7 214 34-73 46.6 0-1 0.0 12-19 63.2 80
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November 6 6 157 25-48 52.1 0-0 - 17-31 54.8 67
December 5 5 142 13-35 37.1 0-0 - 9-18 50.0 35
January 7 7 167 38-53 71.7 0-0 - 25-49 51.0 101
February 8 8 245 36-72 50.0 0-1 0.0 43-60 71.7 115
March 4 4 124 25-33 75.8 0-0 - 13-25 52.0 63
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 27.8 6.6-11.5 56.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 5.1-8.8 58.5 18.3
Conference 14 14 29.6 7.3-11.4 64.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 6.7-10.5 63.3 21.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 26.8 6.2-10.8 57.5 0.0-0.0 - 6.2-11.2 55.6 18.7
Away 15 15 28.2 6.5-11.9 54.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.9-6.5 59.4 16.9
Neutral 3 3 30.3 7.9-12.3 64.3 0.0-0.0 - 7.0-10.5 66.7 22.9
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Wins 23 23 27.0 6.6-10.8 61.3 0.0-0.0 - 6.1-10.6 57.9 19.4
Losses 7 7 30.6 6.4-13.6 46.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.2-3.6 63.2 15.0
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November 6 6 26.2 6.4-12.2 52.1 0.0-0.0 - 4.3-7.9 54.8 17.1
December 5 5 28.4 3.7-9.9 37.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-5.1 50.0 9.9
January 7 7 23.9 9.1-12.7 71.7 0.0-0.0 - 6.0-11.7 51.0 24.2
February 8 8 30.6 5.9-11.8 50.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 7.0-9.8 71.7 18.8
March 4 4 31.0 8.1-10.6 75.8 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-8.1 52.0 20.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 27.8 2.8 4.2 7.0 2.3 0.1 1.2 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.7
Conference 14 14 29.6 2.6 4.1 6.7 2.0 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 26.8 3.1 4.1 7.2 2.0 0.0 1.5 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.6
Away 15 15 28.2 2.6 4.4 7.0 2.7 0.1 1.1 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Neutral 3 3 30.3 2.7 4.0 6.7 2.0 - 0.7 1.0 0.7 1.3 0.7
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Wins 23 23 27.0 2.6 4.3 7.0 2.2 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.7
Losses 7 7 30.6 3.4 3.9 7.3 2.7 0.3 0.7 1.4 0.5 1.0 0.6
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November 6 6 26.2 3.3 3.7 7.0 4.0 0.3 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.8
December 5 5 28.4 3.4 4.6 8.0 2.2 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.6
January 7 7 23.9 3.0 4.7 7.7 1.9 0.0 1.3 1.4 0.9 1.0 0.4
February 8 8 30.6 2.0 3.9 5.9 1.8 0.0 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.6 0.6
March 4 4 31.0 2.5 4.5 7.0 2.0 - 1.0 1.8 0.6 1.0 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 835 84 127 211 70 2 36 39 0.9 23 20
Conference 14 14 415 36 58 94 28 0 18 18 1.0 9 9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 321 37 49 86 24 0 18 12 1.5 8 7
Away 15 15 423 39 66 105 40 2 16 24 0.7 11 11
Neutral 3 3 91 8 12 20 6 - 2 3 0.7 4 2
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Wins 23 23 621 60 100 160 51 0 31 29 1.1 16 16
Losses 7 7 214 24 27 51 19 2 5 10 0.5 7 4
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November 6 6 157 20 22 42 24 2 5 7 0.7 5 5
December 5 5 142 17 23 40 11 0 7 7 1.0 2 3
January 7 7 167 21 33 54 13 0 9 10 0.9 7 3
February 8 8 245 16 31 47 14 0 11 8 1.4 5 5
March 4 4 124 10 18 28 8 - 4 7 0.6 4 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 30 27.8 4.0 6.1 10.1 3.4 0.1 1.7 1.9 0.9 1.1 1.0
Conference 14 14 29.6 3.5 5.6 9.1 2.7 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 0.9 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 26.8 4.6 6.1 10.7 3.0 0.0 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.9
Away 15 15 28.2 3.7 6.2 9.9 3.8 0.2 1.5 2.3 0.7 1.0 1.0
Neutral 3 3 30.3 3.5 5.3 8.8 2.6 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 1.8 0.9
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Wins 23 23 27.0 3.9 6.4 10.3 3.3 0.0 2.0 1.9 1.1 1.0 1.0
Losses 7 7 30.6 4.5 5.0 9.5 3.6 0.4 0.9 1.9 0.5 1.3 0.7
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November 6 6 26.2 5.1 5.6 10.7 6.1 0.5 1.3 1.8 0.7 1.3 1.3
December 5 5 28.4 4.8 6.5 11.3 3.1 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.6 0.8
January 7 7 23.9 5.0 7.9 12.9 3.1 0.0 2.2 2.4 0.9 1.7 0.7
February 8 8 30.6 2.6 5.1 7.7 2.3 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.8 0.8
March 4 4 31.0 3.2 5.8 9.0 2.6 0.0 1.3 2.3 0.6 1.3 1.3