Sam Kavanaugh ’13 ends Jeopardy! run with 5 wins

The Minneapolis teacher fulfilled a lifelong dream by competing on the game show.

17 July 2019 Posted In:
Sam Kavanaugh '13 is on a Jeopardy! winning streak
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Sam Kavanaugh ’13 ended his run on Jeopardy! on July 17, 2019, losing to a journalist from Virginia after a five-game winning streak. The Minneapolis-based teacher said the experience fulfilled a lifelong dream. Jeopardy! put together a compilation of clips from Kavanaugh’s first four games, which includes a nod to his Carleton Comps on the Zombie Pub Crawl:

Sound the streak siren! 🚨 Sam just won his 5th game in a row!

— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) July 17, 2019