Thirteen isn’t an unfortunate quantity for Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach.
The 23-year-old initially from Halifax gained her thirteenth consecutive Jeopardy! sport final evening, bringing house one other $14,799. She has now gained a complete of US$286,081.
The newest win places her in a two-way tie for the eighth-most wins in Jeopardy! historical past, based on the present’s Hall of Fame. She has already certified for a spot within the subsequent Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
According to the Jeopardy! every day field rating, Roach tried to buzz in 38 instances and was profitable 22 instances. She answered 23 questions accurately and none incorrectly throughout common play, giving her a 100 per cent success charge.
Roach did, nonetheless, get the Final Jeopardy! query fallacious, but it surely wasn’t sufficient to offset her substantial lead going into the ultimate spherical.
Roach graduated from Sacred Heart School in Halifax in 2015, and her household nonetheless lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.
She has beforehand mentioned she would use her winnings to repay her scholar debt.
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