16 Lauren Backhaus
16 - Lauren Backhaus
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Windsor, Conn.
High School: Northwest Catholic
Position: Pitcher
Major: Social Work
gp 28
avg .324
hr 2
rbi 20
r 16
sb 1

2015: Season: Tabbed to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference First Team as both a Pitcher and a Designated Player ... Named a Captain ... Ranked among the league's top six in earned run average (2.28|fourth), innings pitched (110 2/3|fifth), wins (11|fourth), strikeouts (102|third), strikeouts per seven innings (6.45|fourth), appearances (20|eighth), games started (17|fifth) and complete games (15|third) ... Named the GNAC Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 9-16 ... Ranked third on the team with a .324 (23-71) batting average and second on the squad with 20 runs batted in, six doubles and a .493 slugging percentage, which also placed her 19th among conference leaders in 28 games ... Also stood second on the team with 13 walks and third with a .430 on-base mark, while placing 13th and 15th, respectively, among league leaders ... Tied for the team lead with seven multi-RBI outings and hit .382 (13-34) with runners in scoring position.

2014: Season: Named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Northeast Region Third Team as well as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Second Team ... Ranked second among GNAC leaders with 135 innings pitched, third with 15 wins, fifth with 127 strikeouts and a 1.61 earned run average and ninth with 13 complete games and 23 appearances ... Allowed two or fewer runs in 20 of 23 appearances and also held opponents to one or fewer earned runs on 13 occasions, including a pair of shutouts ... Hurled a four-hitter with four strikeouts vs. University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) on April 27 in the GNAC Tournament ... Fanned 10 or more batters on two occasions ... Exhibited excellent control with a 3:1 strikeout to walk ratio ... Allowed just one run over a span of 23 1/3 innings from April 19-27 ... Closed out the season by winning her final six decisions ... Batted .236 (13-55) for the season to go with three doubles, six runs batted in and eight runs scored ... Went 2-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored vs. Emmanuel College on April 16.

2013 Season: played in 32 games... 32 hits, six doubles, two triples, and 3 home runs... 18 RBIs... 13-6 record with 19 starts... 1.58 ERA.. 158 strikeouts... tied for second in GNAC with 13 wins and third in conference in ERA... 2-time GNAC Softball Pitcher of the Week... named to 2013 GNAC All-Conference First Team... 2013 NFCA Division III All-Region Second Team... 2013 GNAC All-Academic Team... 2013 Simmons College Athlete of the Year 

2012 Season: played in 29 games...6 RBIs... 1 triple... 15-9 record with 24 starts... 1.78 ERA...2-time GNAC Softball Pitcher of the Week...named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Softball Rookie of the Year...2012 Division III Northeast All-Region second Team...All-Conference second team

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in softball and also earned two letters in soccer for Northwest Catholic High School ... Named All-Central Connecticut Conference for the Indians' softball squad following her sophomore, junior and senior campaigns ... Selected to the All-Hartford Courant Softball/Fab 15 Team as a senior after hitting .444 to go with a 1.01 earned run average and 115 strikeouts in 76 innings pitched for NCHS ... Also tabbed to the All-Hartford Courant Softball Team Honorable Mention as a junior for Northwest Catholic ... Earned NCHS softball Most Valuable Player honors as a senior and was also named a Captain for the team that year ... Served on the Student Council Executive Board at Northwest Catholic High School ... Volunteered for the American Red Cross ... Born June 25, 1993 ... Majoring in Social Work at Simmons and would like to pursue a career of saving whales ... Daughter of Cynthia and William Backhaus.

Recent Games
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 5-3
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-16
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus W, 7-4
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus L, 6-3
Apr 24 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 9-3
Apr 25 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 18
Plate appearances 86 63
At Bats 71 52
Runs 16 11
Hits 23 15
Doubles 6 4
Triples - -
Home Runs 2 2
Runs Batted In 20 17
Total bases 35 25
Walks 13 9
Hit by pitch 1 1
Strikeouts 11 9
Sacrifice Flies 1 1
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases 1 1
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .324 .288
On Base Percentage .430 .397
Slugging Percentage .493 .481
Appearances 20 12
Games started 17 11
Wins 11 8
Losses 7 4
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 15 10
Shutouts 2 1
Innings Pitched 110.2 70.0
Hits 113 76
Runs 55 38
Earned Runs 36 25
Walks 32 22
Strikeouts 102 62
Strikeouts per Game 6.45 6.20
Doubles Allowed 14 9
Triples Allowed 6 4
Home Runs Allows 5 3
At Bats Against 423 268
Batting Average Against .267 .284
Earned Run Average 2.28 2.50
Wild pitches 6 4
Hit Batters 4 3
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 3 2
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 17 12
Total Chances 43 28
Put Outs 6 3
Assists 34 22
Errors 3 3
Fielding Percentage .930 .893
Double Plays 3 2
Stolen Bases Allowed 13 9
Runners Caught Stealing 3 2
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .188 .182
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 9 vs. WPI L, 4-1 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) L, 4-3 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 9 vs. Hood L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Westfield St. W, 7-1 3 1 1 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 10 vs. Wittenberg L, 6-1 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 8-0 3 1 3 1 - - 2 - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) W, 6-3 2 2 0 - - - 1 2 - - -
Mar 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Bowdoin L, 6-3 1 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 9-6 4 2 2 2 - - 2 - 1 - -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 16-7 3 1 1 - - - 1 1 - - -
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 4-0 1 0 0 - - - 0 3 1 - -
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida W, 14-2 3 3 2 - - 1 2 - 1 - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida L, 7-4 3 0 0 - - - 1 1 2 - -
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 4-3 2 0 1 1 - - 3 1 1 - -
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 6-1 4 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 5-1 4 0 2 1 - - 2 - - 1 -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 2-0 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Apr 12 at Suffolk L, 9-4 2 1 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 at Suffolk W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-0 3 1 0 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 at Norwich L, 3-2 2 0 0 - - - 0 2 - - -
Apr 15 at Norwich W, 10-2 3 1 1 - - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-1 3 0 1 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 5-3 4 0 2 - - - 2 - 1 - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-16 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus W, 7-4 4 2 2 - - 1 2 - - - -
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus L, 6-3 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 9-3 3 1 1 - - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 1-0 3 0 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 9 vs. WPI L, 4-1 - - - 1 0 - - 1 - 2
Mar 9 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) L, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 9 vs. Hood L, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 10 vs. Westfield St. W, 7-1 - - - 1 0 - 1 1 1.00 4
Mar 10 vs. Wittenberg L, 6-1 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 1
Mar 12 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 8-0 - - - 4 1 - - - - 3
Mar 13 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) W, 6-3 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 4
Mar 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Bowdoin L, 6-3 - - - 1 0 - - - - 1
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 9-6 - - - 4 2 - - - - 4
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 16-7 - 1 - 1 0 - - 3 - 5
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 4-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 4
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida W, 14-2 - - - 5 1 - - - - 3
Apr 3 at Mount Ida L, 7-4 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 4
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 4-3 - - - 2 1 - - - - 3
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 6-1 - - - 0 0 - 1 3 0.33 4
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 5-1 - - - 3 1 - 2 - - 4
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 2-0 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 3
Apr 12 at Suffolk L, 9-4 1 - - 1 0 - 1 - - 3
Apr 12 at Suffolk W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-0 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 3
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 at Norwich L, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - 1 1 1.00 4
Apr 15 at Norwich W, 10-2 - - - 1 0 - - 1 - 4
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-1 - - - 1 0 - - 2 - 3
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 5-3 - - - 2 0 - - 1 - 4
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-16 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 1
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus W, 7-4 - - - 5 1 - 1 1 1.00 4
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus L, 6-3 - - - 0 0 - 1 2 0.50 3
Apr 24 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 9-3 - - - 1 0 - 2 - - 4
Apr 25 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 1-0 - - - 2 1 - - 1 - 3
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 9 vs. WPI L, 4-1 1 0 1 0 4.0 5 2 2 3.50 2 4 -
Mar 9 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 9 vs. Hood L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 -
Mar 10 vs. Westfield St. W, 7-1 1 1 0 0 7.0 6 1 1 1.00 2 8 -
Mar 10 vs. Wittenberg L, 6-1 0 0 0 0 1.2 1 1 - 0.00 - - -
Mar 12 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 6.0 3 0 0 0.00 1 13 -
Mar 13 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) W, 6-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 3.00 0 3 1
Mar 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Bowdoin L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 9-6 1 1 0 0 7.0 7 6 3 3.00 5 6 -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 16-7 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 4-0 1 0 1 0 6.0 7 4 2 2.33 0 5 1
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida W, 14-2 1 1 0 0 5.0 6 2 2 2.80 2 4 -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida L, 7-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 4-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 3.00 0 4 1
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 6-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 5-1 1 1 0 0 7.0 8 1 1 1.00 2 8 -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 12 at Suffolk L, 9-4 1 0 1 0 5.0 11 8 4 5.60 2 3 -
Apr 12 at Suffolk W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-0 1 1 0 0 5.0 2 0 0 0.00 1 5 -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 at Norwich L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 6.0 5 3 1 1.17 3 6 -
Apr 15 at Norwich W, 10-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-1 1 1 0 0 7.0 2 1 1 1.00 2 11 -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 5-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 9 3 3 3.00 2 5 -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-16 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 3 1 7.00 0 0 -
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus W, 7-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 11 4 4 4.00 3 5 1
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 24 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 9-3 1 0 1 0 7.0 11 9 5 5.00 3 7 1
Apr 25 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 1-0 1 0 1 0 6.0 3 1 0 0.00 2 2 -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 9 vs. WPI L, 4-1 3 1 2 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Hood L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Westfield St. W, 7-1 5 1 4 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Wittenberg L, 6-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 8-0 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 13 vs. Monmouth (Ill.) W, 6-3 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Bowdoin L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 9-6 3 0 2 1 .667 - 1 - - - -
Mar 29 at Rivier W, 16-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 4-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Apr 1 at Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida W, 14-2 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida L, 7-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 4-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 4 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 6-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 5-1 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Suffolk L, 9-4 5 0 4 1 .800 1 2 - - - -
Apr 12 at Suffolk W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 13 Lasell W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 at Norwich L, 3-2 3 2 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 15 at Norwich W, 10-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-1 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 17 Anna Maria W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 5-3 3 1 2 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
Apr 18 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-16 1 0 0 1 .000 - - - - - -
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus W, 7-4 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 19 Albertus Magnus L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 9-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 1-0 3 1 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2011-12 29 23 4 3 - 1 - 6 7 9 - - .130 .355 .217
2012-13 32 93 16 32 6 2 3 18 15 12 - - .344 .431 .548
2013-14 25 55 8 13 3 - - 6 8 10 - - .236 .333 .291
2014-15 28 71 16 23 6 - 2 20 13 11 1 - .324 .430 .493
Total 114 242 44 71 15 3 5 50 43 42 1 - .293 .401 .442
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2011-12 29 1 - - 5 1 - 4 6 0.67 31
2012-13 32 - 1 1 51 11 - 21 24 0.88 110
2013-14 25 - - 2 16 3 - 14 18 0.78 65
2014-15 28 1 1 - 35 8 - 13 21 0.62 86
Total 114 2 2 3 107 23 - 52 69 0.75 292
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
2011-12 28 24 15 9 0 20 153.1 119 50 39 35 197 8.99 6 1.78
2012-13 21 19 13 6 0 20 133.0 102 40 30 30 158 8.32 3 1.58
2013-14 23 17 15 4 0 13 135.0 113 46 31 42 127 6.59 5 1.61
2014-15 20 17 11 7 0 15 110.2 113 55 36 32 102 6.45 5 2.28
Total 92 77 54 26 0 68 532.0 447 191 136 139 584 7.68 19 1.79
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2011-12 29 50 13 35 2 .960 1 17 1 .056 - -
2012-13 32 65 29 34 2 .969 1 20 3 .130 - -
2013-14 25 31 4 26 1 .968 - 15 1 .063 - -
2014-15 28 43 6 34 3 .930 3 13 3 .188 - -
Total 114 189 52 129 8 .958 5 65 8 .110 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 28 71 16 23 6 - 2 20 13 11 1 - .324 .430 .493
Conference 18 52 11 15 4 - 2 17 9 9 1 - .288 .397 .481
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 24 3 6 1 - 1 9 1 2 - - .250 .280 .417
Away 10 28 8 9 3 - 1 8 8 7 1 - .321 .474 .536
Neutral 10 19 5 8 2 - - 3 4 2 - - .421 .522 .526
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Wins 14 45 14 18 5 - 2 19 6 4 1 - .400 .462 .644
Losses 14 26 2 5 1 - - 1 7 7 - - .192 .382 .231
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March 10 20 7 9 3 - - 6 4 2 - - .450 .520 .600
April 18 51 9 14 3 - 2 14 9 9 1 - .275 .393 .451
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 28 1 1 - 35 8 - 13 21 0.62 86
Conference 18 1 1 - 25 6 - 9 16 0.56 63
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 8 - - - 10 2 - 5 9 0.56 25
Away 10 1 1 - 15 4 - 4 7 0.57 38
Neutral 10 - - - 10 2 - 4 5 0.80 23
-
Wins 14 - 1 - 29 7 - 6 14 0.43 52
Losses 14 1 - - 6 1 - 7 7 1.00 34
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March 10 - 1 - 12 3 - 2 7 0.29 25
April 18 1 - - 23 5 - 11 14 0.79 61
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
Total 20 17 11 7 0 15 110.2 113 55 36 32 102 6.45 5 2.28
Conference 12 11 8 4 0 10 70.0 76 38 25 22 62 6.20 3 2.50
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
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Home 6 5 5 1 0 5 34.0 32 14 12 8 30 6.18 2 2.47
Away 6 6 3 3 0 5 36.0 44 24 13 14 32 6.22 1 2.53
Neutral 8 6 3 3 0 5 40.2 37 17 11 10 40 6.89 2 1.89
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Wins 11 11 11 0 0 11 72.0 68 24 21 20 72 7.00 3 2.04
Losses 9 6 0 7 0 4 38.2 45 31 15 12 30 5.43 2 2.72
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March 7 5 4 1 0 4 34.2 30 13 9 10 37 7.47 1 1.82
April 13 12 7 6 0 11 76.0 83 42 27 22 65 5.99 4 2.49
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 28 43 6 34 3 .930 3 13 3 .188 - -
Conference 18 28 3 22 3 .893 2 9 2 .182 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 11 1 9 1 .909 1 2 1 .333 - -
Away 10 17 2 13 2 .882 1 7 1 .125 - -
Neutral 10 15 3 12 0 1.000 1 4 1 .200 - -
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Wins 14 25 2 22 1 .960 2 5 2 .286 - -
Losses 14 18 4 12 2 .889 1 8 1 .111 - -
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March 10 14 2 11 1 .929 1 4 1 .200 - -
April 18 29 4 23 2 .931 2 9 2 .182 - -