Jeopardy! contestant Julia Collins has already broken the record for consecutive wins by a woman on the game show, and Thursday night she may tie the record for second-most wins of all time (19).
As of Thursday morning, the 31-year-old Collins had won 18 games straight onJeopardy!, with total earnings of $391,600. If she wins on the episode that airsThursday night, she'll tie David Madden for the second highest number of consecutive victories in non-tournament games.
The all-time record is still held by Ken Jennings, who won 74 games in a row in 2004.
In her eighth grade yearbook, Collins predicted that she would one day be aJeopardy! champion, according to The Associated Press. She's made a habit of tweeting during the episodes, under the handle @JeopardyJulia.
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