At the end of Double Jeopardy!, Schneider, who swept all three Daily Doubles, blew the competition away with a staggering $46,400. Her nearest competitor lagged far behind with $3,000.
In Final Jeopardy!, the clue in the category of Words in American History: “The 1890 Census reported that ‘the unsettled area has been so broken into… that there can hardly be said to be a’ this”: Schneider correctly answered frontier. She wagered $25,000, raising her total to $71,400 for the episode.
“Wow, that’s a personal best, certainly gold medal worthy,” Jennings exclaimed. “If there’s a ‘Jeopardy!’ Olympian, you are one of them.”
She can be seen on “Jeopardy!” weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on WDTN Channel 2.