Mattea Roach has defended her title as returning champion on Jeopardy! as soon as once more as she gained her eighth sport in a row.
The Halifax native gained one other $14,400 USD in Thursday evening’s episode, dominating her rivals as soon as once more.
In complete, Roach has racked up $182,801 USD, or simply over $230,300 CAD.
In keeping with Jeopardy!‘s every day field scores, Roach has answered clues accurately 93 per cent of tries in all eight video games, with 217 right responses and 16 incorrect ones.
She is ready to return to the present Friday evening to compete in her ninth sport and defend her title.
In an interview with World’s The Morning Present final week, she stated she utilized for the present on-line through the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and needed to present it a go.
“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and the perfect factor that occurs is possibly I received on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the check. Then I received the absolute best consequence,” she stated.
That absolute best consequence — to date — has allowed her to repay her scholar loans.
After successful her fifth sport, the 23-year-old additionally secured a spot within the subsequent Event of Champions.
— With information from Rebecca Lau.
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