16 Alex Kuster
16 Alex Kuster
Birth Date: Sept. 13, 1998
Height: 6-1
Weight: 173
Bats/Throws: L/L
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Orion, Mich.
High School: Brother Rice
Position: LHP
app 8
gs 1
w 0
l 1
sv 0
ip 8.2
era 4.15
k 6

Prior to Ohio: Earned All-Catholic League honors as both a sophomore in 2015 and a junior in 2016, going 16-0 with seven saves over the seasons at Brother Rice High School ... A 57-pitch complete game highlighted his junior season ... Helped lead the Warriors to a record of 62-18 record over his sophomore and junior years with a pair of Catholic League titles and district championships under coaches Bob Riker, Brian Kalczynski and Tom LeMahieu ... Competed at the club level for A. Green Baseball under head coach Glen Ross, throwing 51.1 frames with 71 strikeouts and just 17 walks and sporting a 1.50 ERA, 1.0005 WHIP and a .206 opponent batting average against ... Was ranked as the sixth-best left-handed pitcher and 38th-best player in the state of Michigan by Prep Baseball Report.

Personal: Born Sept. 13, 1998 ... Son of Diane and Eric Kuster ... Has a brother, Roman, who played baseball at Findlay from 2013-15 ... Majoring in civil engineering ... Honor Roll student at Brother Rice ... Was a member of both National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... Enjoys playing pond hockey, intramural football and basketball ... Favorite professional sports teams are the Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite athlete is Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout.

Recent Games
May 11 Western Mich. L, 7-6
May 12 Western Mich. W, 10-7
May 13 Western Mich. L, 10-6
May 17 at Central Mich. L, 3-2
May 18 at Central Mich. L, 5-3
May 19 at Central Mich. L, 4-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 1
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 8 1
Games started 1 0
Wins 0 0
Losses 1 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 8.2 0.1
Hits 11 -
Runs 5 -
Earned Runs 4 -
Walks 2 -
Strikeouts 6 1
Strikeouts per Game 6.23 27.00
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows 1 -
At Bats Against 35 1
Batting Average Against .314 -
Earned Run Average 4.15 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters 1 -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 -
Total Chances 2 0
Put Outs 1 0
Assists 1 0
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 -
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 2 -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 16 vs. Rider L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 10-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 vs. Rider L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Maine L, 5-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 vs. Maine W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 4-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at Towson W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Towson W, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Towson W, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at High Point W, 11-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 at S.C. Upstate L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at S.C. Upstate L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at S.C. Upstate W, 10-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Bowling Green L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Bowling Green W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Morehead St. L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Northern Ill. W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Toledo W, 15-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Toledo L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Toledo L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Ohio St. L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Shawnee St. W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Eastern Mich. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Marshall L, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 18 Marshall L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Kent St. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Kent St. W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Kent St. W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Dayton L, 6-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 27 at Miami (Ohio) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Miami (Ohio) L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Miami (Ohio) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Ball St. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 15-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Youngstown St. L, 10-9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 11 Western Mich. L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Western Mich. W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 Western Mich. L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Central Mich. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Central Mich. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 at Central Mich. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 16 vs. Rider L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 10-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 vs. Rider L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Maine L, 5-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 24 vs. Maine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 vs. Maine W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 4-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 9 at Towson W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Towson W, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Towson W, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at High Point W, 11-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 at S.C. Upstate L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at S.C. Upstate L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at S.C. Upstate W, 10-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Bowling Green L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Bowling Green W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Morehead St. L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Northern Ill. W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Toledo W, 15-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Toledo L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Toledo L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Ohio St. L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Shawnee St. W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Eastern Mich. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Marshall L, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 18 Marshall L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Kent St. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Kent St. W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Kent St. W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Dayton L, 6-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 27 at Miami (Ohio) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Miami (Ohio) L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Miami (Ohio) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Ball St. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 15-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 6 Ball St. L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Youngstown St. L, 10-9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 11 Western Mich. L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Western Mich. W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 Western Mich. L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Central Mich. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Central Mich. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 at Central Mich. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 16 vs. Rider L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 10-2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 0 1 -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 vs. Rider L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Maine L, 5-1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0.00 0 2 -
Feb 24 vs. Maine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 vs. Maine W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 4-0 1 0 1 0 1.0 3 2 1 9.00 1 0 -
Mar 9 at Towson W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Towson W, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Towson W, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at High Point W, 11-7 0 0 0 0 1.1 3 2 2 13.50 1 0 -
Mar 16 at S.C. Upstate L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at S.C. Upstate L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at S.C. Upstate W, 10-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Bowling Green L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Bowling Green W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Morehead St. L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Northern Ill. W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Toledo W, 15-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Toledo L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Toledo L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Ohio St. L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Shawnee St. W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Eastern Mich. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Marshall L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 9.00 0 0 1
Apr 18 Marshall L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Kent St. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Kent St. W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Kent St. W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Dayton L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 - 1 -
Apr 27 at Miami (Ohio) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Miami (Ohio) L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Miami (Ohio) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Ball St. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 15-1 0 0 0 0 0.1 - - - 0.00 - 1 -
May 6 Ball St. L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Youngstown St. L, 10-9 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 0 1 -
May 11 Western Mich. L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Western Mich. W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 Western Mich. L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Central Mich. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Central Mich. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 at Central Mich. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 16 vs. Rider L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 10-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Rider W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 vs. Rider L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Maine L, 5-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Maine L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 vs. Maine W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Neb.-Omaha W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Neb.-Omaha L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Towson W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Towson W, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Towson W, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at High Point W, 11-7 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 16 at S.C. Upstate L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at S.C. Upstate L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at S.C. Upstate W, 10-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Bowling Green L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Bowling Green W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Morehead St. L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Northern Ill. L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Northern Ill. W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Toledo W, 15-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Toledo L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Toledo L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Ohio St. L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Shawnee St. W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Eastern Mich. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Eastern Mich. L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Marshall L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Marshall L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Kent St. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Kent St. W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Kent St. W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Dayton L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Miami (Ohio) W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Miami (Ohio) L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Miami (Ohio) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Ball St. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 15-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 6 Ball St. L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Youngstown St. L, 10-9 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 11 Western Mich. L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Western Mich. W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 Western Mich. L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Central Mich. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Central Mich. L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 at Central Mich. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2017-18 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2017-18 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2017-18 8 1 0 1 0 - 8.2 11 5 4 2 6 6.23 1 4.15
2018-19 - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Total 8 1 0 1 0 - 8.2 11 5 4 2 6 6.23 1 4.15
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2017-18 8 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
2018-19 - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 8 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
March 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
February 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
March 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 8 1 0 1 0 - 8.2 11 5 4 2 6 6.23 1 4.15
Conference 1 0 0 0 0 - 0.1 - - - - 1 27.00 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 2 0 0 0 0 - 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 13.50 - 0.00
Away 3 0 0 0 0 - 3.1 4 3 3 1 1 2.70 1 8.10
Neutral 3 1 0 1 0 - 4.0 6 2 1 1 3 6.75 - 2.25
-
Wins 2 0 0 0 0 - 2.1 4 2 2 1 1 3.86 - 7.71
Losses 6 1 0 1 0 - 6.1 7 3 2 1 5 7.11 1 2.84
-
February 2 0 0 0 0 - 3.0 3 0 0 0 3 9.00 - 0.00
March 2 1 0 1 0 - 2.1 6 4 3 2 0 .00 - 11.57
April 2 0 0 0 0 - 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 4.50 1 4.50
May 2 0 0 0 0 - 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 13.50 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 8 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Conference 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Away 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Neutral 3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
-
Wins 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Losses 6 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
-
February 2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
March 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
April 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -