A retired Spanish teacher from Hayward, California...

Leslie Frates

I'm Leslie Frates. I'm from Hayward, California. I am a retired Spanish teacher. I'm, uh, married for 32 and a half years, and I have a 28-year-old son.

Oh, my gosh. It was so exciting.

"She was a Spanish teacher at Cal State-Hayward when she became a five-day champion. Now she's retired and still living in Hayward, California. Please welcome..."

2014 Battle of the Decades invitee: $5,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
2002 Million Dollar Masters tournament wildcard semifinalist: $25,000.
1993 10th Anniversary Tournament 2nd runner-up: $7,500.
1991 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 7 5-time champion: $56,099.

Last name pronounced like "FRATE-iss".

Leslie appeared in the following archived game:
#6767, aired 2014-02-04 Leslie Frates vs. Leszek Pawlowicz vs. Andrew Westney Battle of the Decades: The 1980s game 2.
Leslie previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Leslie Frates in the following archived game:
#4708, aired 2005-02-09 Leslie Frates vs. Michael Galvin vs. Eric Terzuolo 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 1.

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