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10-Day Special Event Presented by LendingTree® Airs April 6-17, 2020


CULVER CITY, CALIF. (February 3, 2020) ­– America’s Favorite Quiz Show® today announced its “Fab 15”: the group of contestants set to compete in the JEOPARDY! College Championship presented by LendingTree®. Starting Monday, April 6, 15 of America’s sharpest students will compete for a $100,000 grand prize and a berth in the next edition of the Tournament of Champions.


Here are the 2020 JEOPARDY! College Championship contestants, in alphabetical order:


  • Sophie Casarico, a junior at Florida State University (Tallahassee, Fla.) from St. Augustine, Fla.

  • Joe Coker, a junior at Hendrix College (Conway, Ark.) from Conway, Ark.

  • Tyler Combs, a senior at Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.) from Greenfield, Ind.

  • Marshall Comeaux, a sophomore at the University of Texas (Austin, Texas) from Dallas, Texas.

  • Emma Farrell, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pa.) from Telford, Pa.

  • Alistair Gray, a sophomore at the University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, Calif.) from Sunnyvale, Calif.

  • Sirad Hassan, a senior at Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.) from Frederick, Md.

  • Natalie Hathcote, a junior at Liberty University (Lynchburg, Va.) from Parker, Colo.

  • Kayla Kalhor, a sophomore at the University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.) from Longwood, Fla.

  • Beni Keown, a freshman at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) from Evanston, Ill.

  • Londyn Lorenz, a sophomore at the University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.) from Perryville, Mo.

  • Nathaniel Miller, a sophomore at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.) from Miami, Fla.

  • Nibir Sarma, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minn.) from Eden Prairie, Minn.

  • Kylie Weaver, a senior at Penn State (State College, Pa.) from McLean, Va.

  • Xiaoke Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, Calif.) from Arcadia, Calif.


The JEOPARDY! College Championship is presented by LendingTree®. To learn more about the tournament, please visit Check local listings for show times and stations.


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 Follow JEOPARDY!: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram

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JEOPARDY! Press Contacts:

Alison Shapiro Cooke

Director of Communications | JEOPARDY!

(310) 244-6514


Susie Eun

Senior Publicity Manager | JEOPARDY!

(310) 244-6517


Alison Shapiro

Susie Eun