Wright State’s Emily Bingham advances to semifinals in ‘Jeopardy!’ college tournament

By Jim Hannah
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Wright State University senior Emily Bingham advanced in the “Jeopardy! College Championship,” thrilling a crowd of supporters who gathered to cheer her on at an off-campus “Jeopardy!” watch party.

Sporting a green and gold Wright State sweatshirt, Bingham battled with students from Louisiana State and Northeastern in the episode that aired Feb. 2, finishing in first place on Day Two of the tournament’s five-day quarterfinal round.

After the quarterfinals conclude on Feb. 5, the winners and four highest-scoring non-winners from the field of 15 contestants will go on to compete in the semifinals that air next week.

Bingham’s semifinal match will air Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Dayton on WDTN-TV.

The Wright State Alumni Association invited students, alumni and “Jeopardy!” fans to attend the watch party, which was held at Fox and Hound in Beavercreek.

 

This story originally appeared in the WSU Newsroom.