Jeopardy! National College Championship Game Recap – Wednesday, February 16, 2022 (Quarterfinal #11)


Here are today’s contestants for the Jeopardy! National College Championship for Wednesday, February 16, 2022 (Quarterfinal #11):


Today’s contestants:

Claire Jackson, a sophomore at Spelman College
Claire Jackson on Jeopardy!
Nam Vu, a senior at Georgetown University
Nam Vu on Jeopardy!
Fiona Hellerman, a senior at Tulane University
Fiona Hellerman on Jeopardy!

This is currently a placeholder post which will be updated with Final Jeopardy! information and a game recap once it is known. Is this not the game you’re looking for? You can find the recap for the February 16, 2022 syndicated game here, and recap for quarterfinal #12 here.


Andy’s Pregame Thoughts: As we move onto the sixth and final day of quarterfinals in the Jeopardy! National College Championship, we have Spelman’s Claire Jackson, Georgetown’s Nam Vu, and Tulane’s Fiona Hellerman competing for a spot in the semifinals. We’ll be seeing today’s winner again tomorrow, as the winner will be playing against Harvard’s Neha Seshadri and Kennesaw State’s Raymond Goslow in semifinal #1.


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Looking to find out who won this Jeopardy! National College Championship match? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Nam $17,000
Claire $5,000
Fiona $1,500


Tonight’s results:
Fiona $1,500 – $500 = $1,000 (What the Lee Estate)
Claire $5,000 – $1,881 = $3,119 (What is Stone Mountain?)
Nam $17,000 – $0 = $17,000 (What is Gettysburg?) (Semi-Finalist)


Nam Vu, today's Jeopardy! National College Championship winner (for quarterfinal #11 on February 16, 2022).


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Nam $8,400
Fiona $2,700
Claire $2,200


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Daily Double locations:
1) LITERATURE: “GOOD” OR “GREAT” $400 (clue #5)
Fiona 600 +300 (Nam 1200 Claire 0)
2) HISTORIC NAMES $1600 (clue #18)
Nam 12000 +3000 (Fiona 700 Claire 3800)
3) THEY WROTE YOUR TEXTBOOKS $2000 (clue #25, $2800 left on board)
Nam 18600 -2000 (Fiona 700 Claire 3800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 44


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0


Game Stats:
Nam $17,600 Coryat, 20 correct, 4 incorrect, 38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Claire $5,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 5 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer (15/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Fiona $1,600 Coryat, 9 correct, 4 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57), 1/3 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $24,200
Lach Trash: $19,000 (on 19 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $10,800

Fiona Hellerman, career statistics:
9 correct, 5 incorrect
1/3 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $300)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $1,600

Nam Vu, career statistics:
20 correct, 5 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,600

Claire Jackson, career statistics:
11 correct, 6 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
26.32% in first on buzzer (15/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $5,000

Today’s interviews:
Claire is a third-generation Spelmanite.
Nam had a brother on Jeopardy! in 2016.
Fiona wrote a paper about IBM’s Watson.

Andy’s Thoughts:

  • Claire’s FJ bet, $1,881, is significant as the year of Spelman College’s founding.

Link to the box score: Jeopardy National College Championship Episode 6 Box Score

Contestant photo credit: ABC/Casey Durkin

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2 Comments on "Jeopardy! National College Championship Game Recap – Wednesday, February 16, 2022 (Quarterfinal #11)"

  1. Michael Johnston | February 16, 2022 at 9:14 pm |

    Dang 🙁 After an 8 game FJ win streak, I missed this one, coming up with “Gettysburg” also (although I knew it was wrong). tch Good luck to Nam in the Semis!

  2. Interesting that the Georgetown contestant missed the FJ. You can see the school from Arlington National Cemetery

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