Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 17, 2016

Today’s Encore Presentation brings you the third semifinal of Week 2 of the College Championship!

This game originally aired on February 10, 2016.

Today’s contestants:

Kate Laubscher, a sophomore at Northeastern University from Woodside, CA
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Sarah Dubnik, a senior at the University of Pittsburgh from Jamison, PA
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Ziad Ali, a freshman at North Carolina State University from Oak Ridge, NC
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Final Jeopardy! category: CHILDREN’S AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: At 24 he began a verse retelling the Cupid & Psyche myth, including a character named Caspian

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is C. S. Lewis?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Sarah $18,200
Ziad $17,800
Kate $7,000

Final Results:
Kate $7,000 + $7,000 = $14,000
Ziad $17,800 + $401 = $18,201
Sarah $18,200 + $17,401 = $35,601

Daily Double locations:
1) SCIENCE TERMS 1000 (8th pick)
Sarah 2000 +2000 (Kate 2400 Ziad -800)

2) SMALL COUNTRIES 2000 (8th pick)
Sarah 11200 +3800 (Ziad 7800 Kate 4600)
3) SUBCULTURES 1200 (16th pick)
Ziad 10600 +4000 (Sarah 15800 Kate 4600)

Game Stats:
Sarah 15,400 Coryat, 22 correct, 1 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
Ziad 15,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Kate 7,000 Coryat, 12 correct, 1 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer

Sarah Dubnik, stats to date:
40 correct
3 incorrect
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $12,800)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
29.82% in first on buzzer (34/114)
Average Coryat: $13,500

Ziad Ali, final stats:
32 correct
4 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
28.07% in first on buzzer (32/114)
Average Coryat: $12,300

Kate Laubscher, final stats:
23 correct
4 incorect
0/0 on Daily Doubles
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
20.18% in first on buzzer (23/114)
Average Coryat: $7,100

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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