Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 1, 2016

This summer, I’m going to be posting Encore Presentation posts of each of the matches, with extra information about each of the games and stats!

This game originally aired on November 9, 2015 as part of the 2015 Tournament of Champions.

Today’s contestants:

Catherine Hardee, an aspiring teacher from Kinston, NC
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Vaughn Winchell, a graduate student in mathematics from Columbia, MD
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Dan Feitel, an attorney from Gillette, NJ
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The Summer Hiatus Challenge has begun over on J!Board as well. Go participate!

My personal favorite clue this match was WHOSE SONGS? 2000: “679” & “Trap Queen” (Who was Fetty Wap?) – Vaughn was incredibly disappointed that Catherine beat him in on the buzzer to that clue, as Vaughn had actually studied that as part of his Tournament of champions preparation

Final Jeopardy! category: AMERICAN AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: He was the first to have both fiction & nonfiction No. 1 New York Times bestsellers; the latter featured his beloved poodle

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Who is John Steinbeck?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Catherine $17,800
Vaughn $17,200
Dan $7,800

Final results:
Dan $7,800 + $6,200 = $14,000
Vaughn $17,200 – $601 = $16,599 (Who knows?)
Catherine $17,800 – $200 = $17,600 (Who is Capote?)

Wild Card standings:
Monday: Catherine Hardee ($17,600)

1. Vaughn Winchell $16,599 ($17,200; $8,000)
2. Dan Feitel $14,000 ($7,800; $3,400)

Daily Double locations:
1) MR. SMITH GOES TO… $800 (19th pick)
Catherine 2000 -2000 (Vaughn 5600 Dan 3000)

2) THE SILENT LETTER IN $1200 (6th pick)
Catherine 4600 +2400 (Vaughn 8000 Dan 5800)
3) SELF-PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST $1200 (17th pick)
Catherine 8200 +2000 (Vaughn 16800 Dan 6600)

Game Stats:
Catherine 17,800 Coryat, 20 correct, 3 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
Vaughn 17,200 Coryat, 20 correct, 2 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Dan 7,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer

Catherine Hardee’s career stats to date:
139 correct
20 incorrect
7/11 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 9,200)
3/6 in Final Jeopardy
38.69% in first on buzzer (130/336)
Average Coryat: $17,033

Vaughn Winchell’s career stats to date:
141 correct
14 incorrect
6/9 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 3,600)
4/7 in Final Jeopardy
33.85% in first on buzzer (131/387)
Average Coryat: $16,314

Dan Feitel’s career stats to date:
154 correct
18 incorrect
2/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -4,000)
6/7 in Final Jeopardy
38.66% in first on buzzer (150/388)
Average Coryat: $15,571

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