34 Melina Kollia
34 Melina Kollia
Height: 6-2
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Athens, Greece
High School: American Community School
Position: C
gp 29
pts/g 2.8
fg % 42.4
3pt % -
ft % 50.0
reb/g 2.2
a/g 0.4

Career
 
In 79 games over three seasons, has averaged 2.3 points and 1.8 rebounds … career totals are 179 points, 143 rebounds and 34 assists.

2015-16
Averaged 3.1 points and 2.3 rebounds while playing 10.5 minutes off the bench … stepped up during the NCAA East Regional, giving the Falcons 8.0 points and 3.7 rebounds while making 12 of 19 shots (.632) … 12 points against Queens (N.Y.) in the regional semis, on 6-for-6 shooting, was a career best … made three of four shots in the regional final against NYIT, finishing with six points … PPG, RPG, minutes and FG percentage were all career bests … regular season high of 10 points came Feb. 6 against Assumption.

2014-15
Came off the bench 24 times during her sophomore season … averaged 1.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 6.2 minutes … established a career-high with nine points in 11 minutes at Stonehill Feb. 21 … blocked two shots at Saint Rose Jan. 29 … claimed six rebounds in seven minutes Jan. 10 at Southern Connecticut State.

2013-14
Saw action in 23 games off the bench … averaged 5.8 minutes, 2.1 points and 1.8 rebounds … season-high six points vs. Merrimack Feb. 11 … scored five against Holy Family in the season-opener and also had five, along with six rebounds, Feb. 15 at St. Michael’s … seven rebounds and two blocks in nine minutes against Southern New Hampshire Nov. 26.

Before Bentley
2013 graduate of American Community Schools of Athens … has also played with Greek National Teams and the Ikaros club team … three-time participant in Greek finals with Ikaros, with two third-place finishes … captain on the Ikaros club team … received an ACS Outstanding Performance Award as a senior … named one of the top nine players in the 2011-12 International Schools Sports Tournament in Brussels after helping ACS to the championship … ACS team MVP as a junior and senior … also the team’s Coach’s Award recipient in 2011 … was listed as one of the top five players in Greece in 2010-11 … champion of developmental tournament in Greece.

Personal
 
Is pursuing her Emerging Leaders MBA after graduating last May, in three years, with a BS in economics-finance … age as of Nov. 15: 21 … given name is Aimilia-Christina Kollia … daughter of Spiridon Kollias and Maria Hasioti … has one brother, Apostolis Kollia (13) … father was a boxer who won a bronze medal for Greece in the Balkan Championships … Principal’s List and High Honor Roll for three years while in high school … National Honor Society … sings Greek music with a band on the north shore.

2015-16 Statistics            2014-15 Statistics          2013-14 Statistics

Recent Games
Feb 18 Saint Anselm W, 92-66
Feb 21 at Merrimack W, 59-53
Feb 26 Merrimack W, 76-43
Mar 2 Saint Anselm W, 81-49
Mar 5 at Adelphi L, 67-59
Mar 10 vs. University of the Sciences L, 73-66
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 18
Games started 1 1
Minutes 250 164
Minutes per game 8.6 9.1
FG 36-85 23-49
FG Pct 42.4 46.9
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 8-16 4-9
FT Pct 50.0 44.4
Off rebounds 15 4
Def rebounds 49 33
Total rebounds 64 37
Rebounds per game 2.2 2.1
Personal fouls 25 14
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 13 8
Turnovers 26 15
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 4 3
Blocks 4 2
Points 80 50
Points per game 2.8 2.8
Points per 40 min 12.8 12.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 12 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) W, 76-49 - 13 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 13 at Georgian Court W, 73-42 - 10 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 16 Merrimack W, 68-65 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Franklin Pierce W, 61-60 - 11 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 22 Assumption W, 76-65 - 10 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 26 at New York Tech L, 72-60 - 8 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 27 at Bridgeport L, 64-60 - 19 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 30 at Saint Anselm W, 67-54 - 10 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 3 at Southern N.H. W, 61-58 - 6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Dec 7 St. Michael's W, 80-59 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 10 at Stonehill W, 56-49 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 18 LIU Post W, 74-54 - 13 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 31 Molloy L, 56-55 - 4 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 1 Holy Family W, 103-66 - 10 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 7 New Haven W, 73-55 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 11 at Adelphi L, 62-60 - 6 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 14 American Int'l W, 79-70 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 18 Pace W, 77-51 - 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 21 Le Moyne W, 78-54 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 25 at St. Rose W, 72-54 - 14 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 28 at Southern Conn. St. W, 70-67 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Stonehill W, 63-56 - 4 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 4 at Assumption W, 73-59 - 15 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 8 Southern N.H. W, 84-68 - 7 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 11 Franklin Pierce W, 74-35 - 13 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 15 at St. Michael's W, 70-48 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Saint Anselm W, 92-66 1 11 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Feb 21 at Merrimack W, 59-53 - 7 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 26 Merrimack W, 76-43 - 3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 2 Saint Anselm W, 81-49 - 1 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 5 at Adelphi L, 67-59 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 10 vs. University of the Sciences L, 73-66 - 4 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 12 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) W, 76-49 - 13 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 13 at Georgian Court W, 73-42 - 10 4 1 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 16 Merrimack W, 68-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Franklin Pierce W, 61-60 - 11 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 22 Assumption W, 76-65 - 10 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 26 at New York Tech L, 72-60 - 8 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 27 at Bridgeport L, 64-60 - 19 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 -
Nov 30 at Saint Anselm W, 67-54 - 10 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 3 at Southern N.H. W, 61-58 - 6 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 7 St. Michael's W, 80-59 - 9 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 10 at Stonehill W, 56-49 - 12 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 0 1 1 -
Dec 18 LIU Post W, 74-54 - 13 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 1 1 0 -
Dec 31 Molloy L, 56-55 - 4 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 1 Holy Family W, 103-66 - 10 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 7 New Haven W, 73-55 - 10 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 11 at Adelphi L, 62-60 - 6 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 14 American Int'l W, 79-70 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 18 Pace W, 77-51 - 9 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 21 Le Moyne W, 78-54 - 8 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 25 at St. Rose W, 72-54 - 14 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 28 at Southern Conn. St. W, 70-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Stonehill W, 63-56 - 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 4 at Assumption W, 73-59 - 15 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 8 Southern N.H. W, 84-68 - 7 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 11 Franklin Pierce W, 74-35 - 13 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 15 at St. Michael's W, 70-48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Saint Anselm W, 92-66 1 11 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 21 at Merrimack W, 59-53 - 7 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 26 Merrimack W, 76-43 - 3 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 2 Saint Anselm W, 81-49 - 1 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 5 at Adelphi L, 67-59 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 10 vs. University of the Sciences L, 73-66 - 4 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 23 - 5.8 0.9-2.1 40.8 0.1-0.2 40.0 0.3-0.4 60.0 2.1
2014-15 24 - 6.2 0.6-1.8 33.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.2-0.2 83.3 1.4
2015-16 32 - 10.5 1.4-3.1 46.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.2-0.4 50.0 3.1
2016-17 29 1 8.6 1.2-2.9 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.6 50.0 2.8
Total 108 1 8.0 1.1-2.5 42.2 0.0-0.1 22.2 0.2-0.4 56.8 2.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 23 - 134 20-49 40.8 2-5 40.0 6-10 60.0 48
2014-15 24 - 149 14-42 33.3 0-3 0.0 5-6 83.3 33
2015-16 32 - 336 46-99 46.5 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 98
2016-17 29 1 250 36-85 42.4 0-0 - 8-16 50.0 80
Total 108 1 869 116-275 42.2 2-9 22.2 25-44 56.8 259
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 23 - 5.8 6.0-14.6 40.8 0.6-1.5 40.0 1.8-3.0 60.0 14.3
2014-15 24 - 6.2 3.8-11.3 33.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.3-1.6 83.3 8.9
2015-16 32 - 10.5 5.5-11.8 46.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.7-1.4 50.0 11.7
2016-17 29 1 8.6 5.8-13.6 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.6 50.0 12.8
Total 108 1 8.0 5.3-12.7 42.2 0.1-0.4 22.2 1.2-2.0 56.8 11.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 23 - 5.8 0.3 1.4 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.2
2014-15 24 - 6.2 0.3 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.0 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.4
2015-16 32 - 10.5 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.3
2016-17 29 1 8.6 0.5 1.7 2.2 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.1
Total 108 1 8.0 0.5 1.5 1.9 1.0 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 23 - 134 8 33 41 29 0 5 22 0.2 2 5
2014-15 24 - 149 7 20 27 18 0 5 24 0.2 0 10
2015-16 32 - 336 20 55 75 37 1 24 43 0.6 7 11
2016-17 29 1 250 15 49 64 25 0 13 26 0.5 4 4
Total 108 1 869 50 157 207 109 1 47 115 0.4 13 30
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 23 - 5.8 2.4 9.9 12.2 8.7 0.0 1.5 6.6 0.2 0.6 1.5
2014-15 24 - 6.2 1.9 5.4 7.2 4.8 0.0 1.3 6.4 0.2 0.0 2.7
2015-16 32 - 10.5 2.4 6.5 8.9 4.4 0.1 2.9 5.1 0.6 0.8 1.3
2016-17 29 1 8.6 2.4 7.8 10.2 4.0 0.0 2.1 4.2 0.5 0.6 0.6
Total 108 1 8.0 2.3 7.2 9.5 5.0 0.0 2.2 5.3 0.4 0.6 1.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 1 8.6 1.2-2.9 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.6 50.0 2.8
Conference 18 1 9.1 1.3-2.7 46.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.5 44.4 2.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 1 7.6 1.1-2.6 41.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.3 80.0 2.4
Away 12 - 9.9 1.6-3.3 47.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.7 37.5 3.4
Neutral 2 - 8.5 0.5-3.0 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.5 33.3 1.5
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Wins 23 1 9.0 1.2-3.0 38.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.7 53.3 2.7
Losses 6 - 7.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.0
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November 7 - 11.6 1.9-4.3 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.6 50.0 4.0
December 5 - 8.8 0.8-2.4 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.6 50.0 2.4
January 7 - 8.4 0.7-2.0 35.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 1.4
February 7 1 8.6 1.9-3.9 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.4 66.7 4.0
March 3 - 2.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 1 250 36-85 42.4 0-0 - 8-16 50.0 80
Conference 18 1 164 23-49 46.9 0-0 - 4-9 44.4 50
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 1 114 16-39 41.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 36
Away 12 - 119 19-40 47.5 0-0 - 3-8 37.5 41
Neutral 2 - 17 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 3
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Wins 23 1 208 27-70 38.6 0-0 - 8-15 53.3 62
Losses 6 - 42 9-15 60.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 18
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November 7 - 81 13-30 43.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 28
December 5 - 44 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 12
January 7 - 59 5-14 35.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
February 7 1 60 13-27 48.1 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 28
March 3 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 1 8.6 5.8-13.6 42.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.6 50.0 12.8
Conference 18 1 9.1 5.6-12.0 46.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.2 44.4 12.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 1 7.6 5.6-13.7 41.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.8 80.0 12.6
Away 12 - 9.9 6.4-13.4 47.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.7 37.5 13.8
Neutral 2 - 8.5 2.4-14.1 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-7.1 33.3 7.1
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Wins 23 1 9.0 5.2-13.5 38.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.9 53.3 11.9
Losses 6 - 7.0 8.6-14.3 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-1.0 0.0 17.1
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November 7 - 11.6 6.4-14.8 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 13.8
December 5 - 8.8 3.6-10.9 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-7.3 50.0 10.9
January 7 - 8.4 3.4-9.5 35.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.8
February 7 1 8.6 8.7-18.0 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.0 66.7 18.7
March 3 - 2.0 6.7-13.3 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-6.7 0.0 13.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 1 8.6 0.5 1.7 2.2 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.1
Conference 18 1 9.1 0.2 1.8 2.1 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 7.6 0.4 1.9 2.3 0.9 - 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.1
Away 12 - 9.9 0.7 1.6 2.3 0.8 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.1
Neutral 2 - 8.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.5 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.5
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Wins 23 1 9.0 0.5 1.7 2.2 0.7 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2
Losses 6 - 7.0 0.5 1.7 2.2 1.3 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0
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November 7 - 11.6 0.9 1.6 2.4 1.6 - 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.1
December 5 - 8.8 0.6 1.6 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.4 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.4
January 7 - 8.4 0.1 2.0 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.1
February 7 1 8.6 0.4 2.1 2.6 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.0
March 3 - 2.0 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.3 - 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 1 250 15 49 64 25 0 13 26 0.5 4 4
Conference 18 1 164 4 33 37 14 0 8 15 0.5 3 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 114 6 28 34 13 - 5 13 0.4 3 2
Away 12 - 119 8 19 27 9 0 7 12 0.6 1 1
Neutral 2 - 17 1 2 3 3 - 1 1 1.0 0 1
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Wins 23 1 208 12 39 51 17 0 11 18 0.6 4 4
Losses 6 - 42 3 10 13 8 0 2 8 0.3 0 0
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November 7 - 81 6 11 17 11 - 6 9 0.7 1 1
December 5 - 44 3 8 11 5 0 2 8 0.3 1 2
January 7 - 59 1 14 15 6 0 1 4 0.3 0 1
February 7 1 60 3 15 18 2 0 4 3 1.3 2 0
March 3 - 6 2 1 3 1 - 0 2 0.0 0 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 29 1 8.6 2.4 7.8 10.2 4.0 0.0 2.1 4.2 0.5 0.6 0.6
Conference 18 1 9.1 1.0 8.0 9.0 3.4 0.0 2.0 3.7 0.5 0.7 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 7.6 2.1 9.8 11.9 4.6 0.0 1.8 4.6 0.4 1.1 0.7
Away 12 - 9.9 2.7 6.4 9.1 3.0 0.0 2.4 4.0 0.6 0.3 0.3
Neutral 2 - 8.5 2.4 4.7 7.1 7.1 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.0 2.4
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Wins 23 1 9.0 2.3 7.5 9.8 3.3 0.0 2.1 3.5 0.6 0.8 0.8
Losses 6 - 7.0 2.9 9.5 12.4 7.6 0.0 1.9 7.6 0.3 0.0 0.0
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November 7 - 11.6 3.0 5.4 8.4 5.4 0.0 3.0 4.4 0.7 0.5 0.5
December 5 - 8.8 2.7 7.3 10.0 4.5 0.0 1.8 7.3 0.3 0.9 1.8
January 7 - 8.4 0.7 9.5 10.2 4.1 0.0 0.7 2.7 0.3 0.0 0.7
February 7 1 8.6 2.0 10.0 12.0 1.3 0.0 2.7 2.0 1.3 1.3 0.0
March 3 - 2.0 13.3 6.7 20.0 6.7 0.0 0.0 13.3 0.0 0.0 0.0