Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 18, 2016

Today’s Encore Presentation brings you the first game of the final of the 2016 College Championship!

This game originally aired on February 11, 2016.

It’s the first game of a two-day total-point affair: today’s scores will be added to tomorrow’s to determine the champion.

Today’s contestants:

Sam Deutsch, a junior at the University of Southern California from Bethesda, MD
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Niki Peters, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Boise, ID
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Sarah Dubnik, a senior at the University of Pittsburgh from Jamison, PA
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From clue 19 through to the end-of-round signal in this round (after clue 29), Niki went from $2,400 to $13,600, picking up eight of the ten clues! It was breathtaking to watch.

Final Jeopardy! category: NAMES IN THE NEWS

Final Jeopardy! clue: When this man joined Twitter in September 2015, his first follow was the National Security Agency’s account

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Who is Edward Snowden?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Sarah $18,000
Niki $13,600
Sam $11,000

Final Results:
Sam $11,000 + $11,000 = $22,000
Niki $13,600 + $5,000 = $18,600
Sarah $18,000 + $4,001 = $22,001

Daily Double locations:
1) I’LL NEED A TRANSLATOR 800 (4th pick)
Sarah 800 +1000 (Sam 400 Niki 0)

2) DOCTORS WITHIN BORDERS 1000 (15th pick)
Sarah 8000 +4000 (Sam 10200 Niki 2400
3) CLASSICAL MUSIC 1600 (19th pick)
Sarah 13600 +3600 (Sam 11000 Niki 2400)

Game Stats:
Sarah 13,800 Coryat, 18 correct, 1 incorrect, 27.78% in first on buzzer
Sam 11,000 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 29.63% in first on buzzer
Niki 13,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 1 incorrect, 25.93% in first on buzzer

Sarah Dubnik, stats to date:
59 correct
4 incorrect
7/7 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $21,400)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
29.17% in first on buzzer (49/168)
Average Coryat: $13,600

Sam Deutsch, stats to date:
52 correct
4 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
3/3 in Final Jeopardy
29.52% in first on buzzer (49/166)
Average Coryat: $12,067

Niki Peters, stats to date:
58 correct
6 incorrect
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,800)
3/3 in Final Jeopardy
33.74% in first on buzzer (55/163)
Average Coryat: $15,933

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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