Tired of blank stares, desperate explanations and awkward silence when you tell others that you go to Washington University in St. Louis? Junior Nick Yozamp may be able to help. Since Yozamp defeated contestants from across the nation and won the championship of the college tournament on “Jeopardy!” on Feb. 10, he has been busy being interviewed by newspapers and TV shows.
Washington University students and faculty alike have been captivated by Wash. U. student Nick Yozamp’s appearances on the popular televised game show “Jeopardy!” So when the final game was shown in the DUC Commons, everyone held their breath, rooting for the Wash. U.’s knight in school-spirited sweatshirt armor. Yozamp pulled through, winning the $100,000 grand prize and some positive attention for the University.
“Jeopardy!” star Nick Yozamp strikes again. Thursday afternoon, in the first game of a two game finals set, Yozamp won by almost $6,000 after getting the Final Jeopardy! question correct. His total going into Friday’s match is $20,000. College “Jeopardy!” finals are a two-day total-point affair. Whatever amount was won on Thursday’s game carries over to the episode airing Friday.
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