(CNN)Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California, became the first woman and the fourth person on “Jeopardy!” to earn more than $1 million in winnings on Friday’s episode.

Schneider’s $42,200 score in her 28th victory brought her total winnings to $1,019,001, according to the game show.”It feels amazing, it feels strange,” Schneider said in a statement. “It’s not a sum of money I ever anticipated would be associated with my name.”Amy Schneider is first trans contestant to qualify for 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of ChampionsAmy Schneider is first trans contestant to qualify for 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of ChampionsAmy Schneider is first trans contestant to qualify for 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of ChampionsThe only other contestants to win more than $1 million in regular season games are Ken Jennings, whose 74-game streak yielded $2,520,700; James Holzhauer, who earned $2,462,216 over the course of 32 victories; and Matt Amodio, who won $1,518,601 during his 38-game streak last year. Her next game will be broadcast on Monday.

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