Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 15, 2016

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

This game originally aired on February 8, 2016.

If you’ve forgotten the wildness that was the Wild Card race from this tournament, Kate Laubscher and Michael Sieja needed to go to the second tiebreaker (score after the Jeopardy! round) to determine the final wild card spot after Hannah Norem, Kate, and Michael all finished at $14,400 in the quarterfinals.

Today’s contestants:

Emily Sun, a freshman at Columbia University from San Diego, CA
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Gus Woythaler, a senior at Stanford University from Encino, CA
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Niki Peters, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Boise, ID
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Final Jeopardy! category: ROYALTY

Final Jeopardy! clue: In 1604, for a special project, he approved a list of scholars to work at Westminster, Cambridge & Oxford

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Who is King James I (King James accepted)?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Niki $14,800
Emily $12,400
Gus $11,400

Final Results:
Gus $11,400 – $1,001 = $10,999 (Who is Charles II?)
Emily $12,400 + $12,400 = $24,800 (Who is James I?)
Niki $14,800 + $10,100 = $24,900 (Who is King James?)

Daily Double locations:
1) AWARDS & HONORS $1000 (22nd pick)
Niki -400 +1000 (Gus 7400 Emily 2600)

2) HISTORICAL NOVELS $1200 (1st pick)
Niki 1600 +2000 (Gus 6200 Emily 3400)
3) PENINSULAS $1200 (20th pick)
Emily 6200 +5000 (Niki 13200 Gus 9000)

Game Stats:
Niki 14,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 32.69% in first on buzzer
Emily 8,600 Coryat, 11 correct, 1 incorrect, 17.31% in first on buzzer
Gus 11,400 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 40.38% in first on buzzer

Niki Peters, stats to date:
44 correct
5 incorrect
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,800)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
37.61% in first on buzzer (41/109)
Average Coryat: $17,100

Emily Sun, final stats:
28 correct
7 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,300)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
22.02% in first on buzzer (24/109)
Average Coryat: $10,100

Gus Woythaler, final stats:
43 correct
6 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
40.37% in first on buzzer (44/109)
Average Coryat: $14,600

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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