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OWU Graduate on Jeopardy, Tonight


April 1, 2005

DELAWARE, OHIO -- Matt Zielenski, a 2000 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan, will appear on the game show Jeopardy tonight.
 
Zielenski is part of the show's "Ultimate Tournament of Champions" having won $47,300 during two runs on the show in 1995. Zielenski won the 1995 "Teen Tournament of Champions" amassing $42,300 in winnings, which at the time was the highest amount in a two-day tournament. He also won $5,000 as a contestant on the shows "Tournament of Champions."
 
Zielenski is one of 135 players that were invited back to compete as part of the "Ultimate Tournament of Champions." The five-round tournament will culminate with the top two performers from the "Ultimate Tournament of Champions" squaring off against Ken Jennings in a three-day total point challenge.
 
Zielenski, now living in Cleveland, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ohio Wesleyan and was active in community service.
 
Please check your local listings for show time and channel.