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Northeastern student Liz Feltner’s tie-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ victory advances her to the finals

You have to hand it to Husky ambassador Liz Feltner, who will advance to the “Jeopardy!” National College Championship finals after successfully answering a tense, tie-breaker question on Friday night’s episode—this Husky knows how to perform under pressure. The fifth-year student remained tied with Kristin Donegan, a Carnegie Mellon University student,  after the popular quiz show’s ‘Final Jeopardy’ round. Suddenly, Feltner’s fate hinged on one game-deciding response. The clue, read by “Jeopardy!” host Mayim Bialik, was this: “A 1920s trip to France inspired him to compose ‘An American in Paris,’” Feltner’s physical reaction said it all. She gasped. Her hand flew to her mouth as she rang the buzzer and provided the winning response: “Who is Gershwin?” 

The victory means Feltner could win the $250,000 grand prize and earn the title of “Jeopardy!” National College Champion. She’ll face-off against the other finalists, Jaskaran Singh of University of Texas at Austin and Raymond Goslow of Kennesaw State University in the last game airing Tuesday at 8 p.m.

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