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CITY, CALIF. (March 30, 2020) – Joe Coker, a junior at Hendrix College from
Conway, Ark., will make his first appearance in the JEOPARDY! College Championship presented by LendingTree® on Thursday,
April 9 (check local listings for show times and stations). Coker will face off
against Beni Keown, a freshman at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) from
Evanston, Ill., and Xiaoke Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern
California (Los Angeles, Calif.) from Arcadia, Calif., for a shot at the
complete schedule of week one match-ups is as follows.
Comeaux, a sophomore at the University of Texas (Austin, Texas) from Dallas,
Farrell, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pa.) from Telford,
Hassan, a senior at Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.) from Frederick, Md.
Casarico, a junior at Florida State University (Tallahassee, Fla.) from St.
Kalhor, a sophomore at the University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.) from
Miller, a sophomore at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.) from Miami, Fla.
Alistair Gray, a sophomore
at the University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, Calif.) from Sunnyvale,
Londyn Lorenz, a sophomore
at the University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.) from Perryville, Mo.
Kylie Weaver, a senior at
Penn State (State College, Pa.) from McLean, Va.
Coker, a junior at Hendrix College (Conway, Ark.) from Conway, Ark.
Keown, a freshman at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) from Evanston,
Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles,
Calif.) from Arcadia, Calif.
Combs, a senior at Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.) from Greenfield, Ind.
Hathcote, a junior at Liberty University (Lynchburg, Va.) from Parker, Colo.
Sarma, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minn.) from
Eden Prairie, Minn.
College Championship presented by LendingTree® is 10-day special event
featuring 15 of America’s sharpest students. The winner claims the $100,000
grand prize and a berth in the next Tournament of Champions. To learn more
about the tournament, please visit the College Championship mini-site on Jeopardy.com.
JEOPARDY!, America’s Favorite Quiz Show™, and its
host Alex Trebek are in their 36th season in syndication. With a
weekly audience of 23 million viewers, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz
show on television, and has received numerous awards and honors, including the
2019 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host. The show holds the Guinness World
Records® title for the most Emmy® Awards won by a TV game show (35 Emmys); it
is also the recipient of a 2011 Peabody Award. JEOPARDY! is produced by
Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company; it is
distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by
CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp. For more
information, please visit Jeopardy.com. Follow JEOPARDY!: Facebook
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