Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 24, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Colleges) for Monday, July 24, 2017:

When this school opened in 1845, the curriculum for the class of 50 had math & navigation, chemistry & gunnery & steam

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Shannon Hindahl, a pharmacist from Collinsville, Illinois
Shannon Hindahl on Jeopardy!
Emily Bridges, a communications instructor from Laurel, Maryland
Emily Bridges on Jeopardy!
Justin Vossler, a high school history teacher from Homer, New York (2-day total: $54,500)
Justin Vossler on Jeopardy!

If you haven’t seen it yet, you should check out our state-by-state map of where Season 33’s players have hailed from (best viewed on desktop or tablet).


Have you had the chance to see our 2017 Tournament of Champions Tracker? It now contains a graphic of the day-by-day changes in the qualification chances of the players on the bubble!

Click/Tap Here for Final Jeopardy! Correct Response/Question

What is the United States Naval Academy?


Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! tonight? Today’s Jeopardy! results and will go up on this page late afternoon, with full stats early to late evening. They will be seen in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

This clue should be a gimme for one of our Gold-level Patreon supporters, Matt Carberry, who spent six years in the “World’s Finest Navy”. The United States Naval Academy was established in Annapolis, Maryland on October 10, 1845, and opened on the grounds of the former Army post Fort Severn, with 50 midshipmen and seven professors.

Become a Supporter now! Make a donation to the site on Patreon!

Remember, you can also now get the following products (and others!) from our new store! Here are our top sellers; all prices are in US dollars!

(contestant photo credit:

(When commenting, please note that all comments on The Jeopardy! Fan must be in compliance with the Site Comment Policy.)

Have you had a chance to listen to our new podcast game show, “Complete The List”, yet? Check it out! (Also available on iTunes).

11 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 24, 2017"

  1. Scores going into Final:
    Justin $14,000
    Emily $11,600
    Shannon $8,100

    Final results:
    Shannon $8,100 + $8,000 = $16,100 (What is the Naval Academy – I ❤ Eddie Vedder!)
    Emily $11,600 – $11,600 = $0 (What is MIT?)
    Justin $14,000 + $4,000 = $18,000 (3-day total: $72,500)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Emily $7,200
    Shannon $2,500
    Justin $400

    Opening break taken after: 14 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) SHOE NAMES $800 (24th pick)
    Shannon 3400 -1500 (Emily 4200 Justin 1000)

    2) EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY $1200 (3rd pick)
    Justin 1600 +1600 (Emily 7200 Shannon 2500)
    3) ANIMAL FARM $1200 (23rd pick)
    Justin 7200 +2000 (Emily 12000 Shannon 8100)
    Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 64

    Unplayed clues: None!

    Game Stats:
    Justin $12,800 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer
    Shannon $9,600 Coryat, 11 correct, 1 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer
    Emily $11,600 Coryat, 19 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $13,200 (on 13 Triple Stumpers)
    Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,800

    Justin Vossler, stats to date:
    55 correct
    7 incorrect
    5/6 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,600)
    3/3 in Final Jeopardy
    29.24% in first on buzzer (50/171)
    Average Coryat: $13,533

    Justin Vossler, to win:
    4 games: 43.55%
    5: 18.96%
    6: 8.26%
    7: 3.60%
    8: 1.57%
    Avg. streak: 3.771 games.

    With a projected 24 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 250,000 simulations, our model shows:
    An average of 0.8708 5+-time champions (standard deviation 0.74927).
    An average of 1.5332 4+-time champions (standard deviation 0.91478).

    An early cutoff took place 1.760% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).

    Justin Vossler qualified 26.420% of the time.
    Tim Kutz qualified 69.592% of the time.
    Todd Giese qualified 17.232% of the time.

  2. Dal Higbee | July 24, 2017 at 1:34 pm |

    Gary Tse goes to United States Naval Academy.

  3. freddie leonard | July 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm |

    Not good wagering by Justin in today’s game. On many occasions, the leader going into FJ hasn’t been betting enough to secure victory with a right answer.

    • Well, with Justin as a High School History teacher, I was kind of hoping he would have went the extra mile. But, maybe this FJ! clue wasn’t something very familiar to him. That’s why he took a wild guess and hoped that everybody was gonna get a triple stumper.

      Andy, perhaps you have a better reason behind Justin’s bet?

  4. How do you guys watch the games early. I’m never home at 7 and would like to do the same. Thanks.

  5. Lookout Mountain is not in Tennessee. It’s in Georgia.

    • A cursory Google shows this:

      “Lookout Mountain is a mountain ridge located at the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Georgia, the northeast corner of Alabama, and along the Tennessee state line in Chattanooga.”

      Sounds like it’s enough in Tennessee to me!

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: