12 Kurt Hess
12 Kurt Hess
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Chaminade-Julienne
Position: QB
gp 11
yds 2117
td 15
yds/g 192.5

Hess Career Game-By-Game Stats

Career Notes: Ranks second in completion percentage (61.8 percent), fifth in completions (366), fifth in touchdowns (38), seventh in yards (4,577) and 10th in attempts (591) is just 22 career games played...has started each game the past two seasons...has already tied the school record with 13 200-yard passing games...currently owns YSU school marks for passer rating and passing yards per game.

2011 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats

First-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection...finished third in voting for the MVFC's Offensive Player of the Year...named to the MVFC's all-academic first team...completed 187-of-288 passes for 2,468 yards and a school-record 26 touchdowns...completion percentage of 64.8 percent was a school record...had a passing efficiency of 161.1...ranked fourth the Football Championship Subdivision in that category...threw a touchdown pass in all 11 games and had eight multiple-touchdown performances...had three rushing touchdowns and finished with 165 yards on 40 carries...was 147-of-226 (65 percent) for 1,996 with 22 touchdowns in MVFC play…set a school record with five touchdown passes in season finale against Missouri State...passed for a career-best 306 yards completing 22-of-32 attempts against the Bears...had touchdown passes of 52, 18, 12, 10 and five in the game...was named MVFC Offensive Player of the Week for performances against North Dakota State and Illinois State...engineered impressive come-from-behind win over top-ranked NDSU...completed 20-of-24 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns...also had a rushing score...connected on 12 straight and 13 of final 14 passes in the game...had TD passes of 12 and 10 yards in the contest...against Illinois State completed 21-of-29 passes for 293 yards and four touchdowns...had scoring tosses of 10, 20, 25 and 44 yards...also had a rushing touchdown...in one half and one possession of action, completed 8-of-11 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns...opened the game with a 72-yard scoring toss to Christian Bryan on the game's first play...followed with toss of 69, 28 and 17 yards...also scored on a 13-yard run against the Leathernecks...in a one-half performance, completed 12-of-13 passes for 204 yards and two scores against Valparaiso...threw scoring passes of 24 and 16 yards early in the second quarter...at Indiana State had a season-high 25 completions and 41 attempts against the Sycamores...threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns...completed 16-of-21 passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns in first win at Southern Illinois since 2001...had touchdown passes of 18 and 15 yards against the Salukis...in one-half of play versus Saint Francis (Pa.) completed 11-of-14 passes for 172 yards and a touchdown...against South Dakota State rushed for a season-high 54 yards on six attempts...had a season-long run of 39 yards against the Jackrabbits...completed 18-of-34 passes for 243 yards and two scores...had touchdown passes of 48 and 51 yards versus SDSU...at UNI completed 17-of-34 passes for 175 yards and a score...connected on a 38-yard pass to Will Shaw in the third quarter...at Michigan State completed 17-of-35 passes for 126 yards and a score...tabbed YSU's John Delserone MVP and Outstanding Offensive Player...honored by YSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee with the Male Leadership Award...named the HBK Offensive Player of the Game five times...received the honor against Illinois State, Indiana State, Western Illinois, North Dakota State and Missouri State...selected as the Haines Family Player of the Game against Indiana State...earned his second letter.

2010 (R-Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats

Selected as the Missouri Valley Football Conference's Freshman of the Year...named to the All-Newcomer squad...selected as the team's Newcomer of the Year...completed 179-of-304 passes for 2,117 yards and 12 touchdowns…became the first quarterback in YSU history to throw for 200 yards in five straight games...is first freshman in school history to pass for more than 2,000 in a season…also set freshman marks for attempts and completions…had five multi-touchdown passing games…season high of 263 yards passing on 26-of-46 effort at South Dakota State to go along with two touchdowns…set a school record by attempting 46 passes without an interception...in collegiate debut at Penn State was 21-of-25 for 189 yards and two touchdowns...connected on a season-long 80-yard scoring toss to Dominique Barnes in the first quarter...was 22-of-31 for 252 yards and a touchdown against playoff-qualifier North Dakota State...threw for 250 yards on a 19-of-38 effort and had two touchdowns at Illinois State...had 218 yards on a 14-of-22 effort and had two touchdowns, including a 71-yard toss to Barnes vs. UNI...finished with 213 yards going 19-of-31 at Western Illinois...was 15-of-20 for 191 yards in win over Central Connecticut State...threw a season-best three touchdown passes (all the in second quarter) in win over nationally-ranked Southern Illinois...at one point during the year had thrown 125 straight passes without an interception...threw one INT in a span of 183 passes from the fourth quarter of the Missouri State game to the second quarter of Indiana State game...had 14 passes of 30 yards or more...had 141 yards rushing on 62 carries and scored three touchdowns…had a high of 11 attempts for 29 yards and a score versus NDSU...had a high of 38 yards on seven carries and scored a touchdown at Western Illinois...had a season-long run of 21 against the Leathernecks...finished with 28 yards on six carries against Indiana State...scored on a seven-yard touchdown run at Illinois State in the final minute...in MVFC play, completed 134-of-243 passes for 1,646 yards and 10 touchdowns while rushing for 107 yards on 49 carries and three scores...best overall passing down was second completing 59-of-88 passes (67 percent)...completed 53 passes on third down, 35 of which were for first downs...converted two fourth down rushing attempts...in the Red Zone, was 21-of-34 and had seven TD passes...had three rushing scores, two of which came on third down...played the final five games with a broken bone in his left wrist...earned his first letter.

2009 (Freshman): Redshirted...named Scout Offensive Player of the Week versus Western Illinois.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Greater Catholic League North Division selection…named most valuable offensive back…Honorable-Mention Division III Southwest All-District selection…as a senior, completed 149-of-269 passes for 1,824 yards and 12 touchdowns…had a 55.4 completion percentage…tossed five touchdown passes against Dayton Thurgood Marshall…team captain as a senior…second-team Greater Catholic League and honorable-mention all-district selection as a junior…completed 189-of-310 passes for 2,322 yards…threw 23 touchdown passes…had a 61.0 completion percentage…three-year starting quarterback and four-year letterwinner…threw for more than 5,000 yards and 40 touchdowns in career…set school mark for career passing yards...also played basketball…second-team All-GCL selection on the hardwood…named a scholar-athlete.

PERSONAL: Parents are Rita and Mark Hess...birthday is Feb. 6...has two sisters (Alison and Heidi) and a brother (Nick)...major is early childhood education...volunteered at Holy Angels Catholic Church and Big Brothers, Big Sisters in Dayton...recipient of the 2012-13 Curbstone Coaches Athletic Scholarship and the Kosar Family Scholarship.

Recent Games
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 176 141
Attempts 278 223
Completion % 63.3% 63.2%
Yards 2117 1642
Yards per game 192.5 205.3
Yards per attempt 7.6 7.4
Touchdowns 15 11
Interceptions 7 7
Sacks 8 7
Yards lost 51 46
Pass Efficiency 140.0 135.1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 13 23 56.5% 154 6.7 2 0 0 0
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 7 10 70.0% 138 13.8 2 0 0 0
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 15 22 68.2% 183 8.3 0 0 1 5
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 20 28 71.4% 290 10.4 4 0 1 2
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 11 20 55.0% 117 5.8 1 2 1 8
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 16 29 55.2% 201 6.9 1 0 2 12
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 24 37 64.9% 231 6.2 0 2 1 9
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 25 42 59.5% 270 6.4 2 2 2 15
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 11 17 64.7% 133 7.8 1 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 14 22 63.6% 152 6.9 0 1 0 0
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 20 28 71.4% 248 8.9 2 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 9 35 3.9 12 0 1 0
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 1 7 7.0 7 0 - -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 5 15 3.0 11 0 - -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 4 24 6.0 10 0 - -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 6 -3 -0.5 6 0 - -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 6 2 0.3 8 0 1 0
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 8 1 0.1 15 0 2 2
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 6 8 1.3 15 1 - -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 2 4 2.0 4 0 - -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 3 3 1.0 3 1 - -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 5 11 2.2 10 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 - - - - - 1 0
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 1 -7 -7.0 0 0 1 0
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 - - - - - 2 2
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 1 35 - - - 35
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 1 7 - - - 7
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 1 15 - - - 15
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 1 24 - - - 24
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 1 -3 - - - -3
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 1 2 -7 - - -5
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 1 1 - - - 1
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 1 8 - - - 8
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 1 4 - - - 4
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 1 3 - - - 3
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 1 11 - - - 11
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 at Pittsburgh W, 31-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Valparaiso W, 59-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 31-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UNI W, 42-35 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at North Dakota State L, 48-7 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Southern Illinois L, 38-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at South Dakota State L, 41-28 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 South Dakota W, 13-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Western Illinois W, 31-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Indiana State W, 27-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2010-11 11 179 304 58.9% 2117 192.5 7.0 12 8 80 125.1
2011-12 11 186 287 64.8% 2460 223.6 8.6 26 8 70 161.1
2012-13 11 176 278 63.3% 2117 192.5 7.6 15 7 45 140.0
2013-14 12 164 265 61.9% 2229 185.8 8.4 22 6 67 155.4
Total 45 705 1134 62.2% 8923 198.3 7.9 75 29 80 145.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2010-11 11 62 141 12.8 2.3 3 21 6 4
2011-12 11 40 165 15.0 4.1 3 39 2 1
2012-13 11 55 107 9.7 1.9 2 15 4 2
2013-14 12 53 106 8.8 2.0 4 24 4 2
Total 45 210 519 11.5 2.5 12 39 16 9
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2010-11 11 - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 1 0.1 -7 -0.6 -7.0 0 0
2013-14 12 - - - - - - -
Total 45 1 0.0 -7 -0.2 -7.0 0 0
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2010-11 11 - - - - - - - 0
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - 0
Total 45 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2010-11 11 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2010-11 11 141 - - - 141 12.8
2011-12 11 165 - - - 165 15.0
2012-13 11 107 -7 - - 100 9.1
2013-14 12 106 - - - 106 8.8
Total 45 519 -7 - - 512 11.4
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2010-11 22 2.0 3 - - - - - - - 2 0
2011-12 18 1.6 3 - - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 12 1.1 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 24 2.0 4 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 76 1.7 12 0 - - - - - - 2 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2010-11 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 1 1 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 1 3 4.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 4 4 8.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 176 278 63.3% 2117 192.5 7.6 15 7 45 140.0
Conference 8 141 223 63.2% 1642 205.3 7.4 11 7 45 135.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
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Home 6 97 142 68.3% 1223 203.8 8.6 9 2 43 158.8
Away 5 79 136 58.1% 894 178.8 6.6 6 5 45 120.5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
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Wins 7 100 150 66.7% 1298 185.4 8.7 11 1 43 162.2
Losses 4 76 128 59.4% 819 204.8 6.4 4 6 45 114.1
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September 4 55 83 66.3% 765 191.3 9.2 8 0 43 175.5
October 4 76 128 59.4% 819 204.8 6.4 4 6 45 114.1
November 3 45 67 67.2% 533 177.7 8.0 3 1 43 145.8
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 55 107 9.7 1.9 2 15 4 2
Conference 8 40 50 6.3 1.3 2 15 3 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 25 62 10.3 2.5 0 15 2 2
Away 5 30 45 9.0 1.5 2 15 2 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 29 99 14.1 3.4 1 12 1 0
Losses 4 26 8 2.0 0.3 1 15 3 2
-
September 4 19 81 20.3 4.3 0 12 1 0
October 4 26 8 2.0 0.3 1 15 3 2
November 3 10 18 6.0 1.8 1 10 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 1 0.1 -7 -0.6 -7.0 0 0
Conference 8 1 0.1 -7 -0.9 -7.0 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0.2 -7 -1.4 -7.0 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 1 0.3 -7 -1.8 -7.0 0 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 1 0.3 -7 -1.8 -7.0 0 0
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 107 -7 - - 100 9.1
Conference 8 50 -7 - - 43 5.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 6 62 - - - 62 10.3
Away 5 45 -7 - - 38 7.6
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 99 - - - 99 14.1
Losses 4 8 -7 - - 1 .3
-
September 4 81 - - - 81 20.3
October 4 8 -7 - - 1 .3
November 3 18 - - - 18 6.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 12 1.1 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 12 1.5 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 12 2.4 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 0.9 1 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.5 1 0 - - - - - - - 0
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September 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
October 6 1.5 1 0 - - - - - - - 0
November 6 2.0 1 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 1 1 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 1 1 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 1 2.0 .4 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 1 1 2.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 1 1 2.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -