SUNY Mascot Madness



SUNY Orange - Colt

Colt the Colt

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  1. Where are you from?
    Middletown, NY; Bred and born.
  2. How many teams do you represent?
    Seven Teams ... men’s basketball, baseball, golf and soccer, and women’s volleyball, basketball and softball.
  3. How were you chosen to be school mascot?
    Our current campus was at one time used for raising horses. After a grueling tryout, I was chosen based on my charming temperament and championship bloodlines.
  4. Do you have any friends that are mascots?
    Yes, my Mid Hudson Conference brethren; Dutchess Falcon, Rockland Hawk, Sullivan General, Westchester Viking and the Ulster Senator.
  5. What is your favorite campus event?
    I would have to say Commencement in May. It is always a proud day to be a Colt.
  6. What is your favorite New York State destination?
    Saratoga, it is where I vacation every August.
  7. What is your favorite Broadway play?
    My favorite Broadway play is ‘War Horse.’ It makes me proud to be a thoroughbred.
  8. What do you consider the ideal fan?
    My ideal fan is knowledgeable about the sport, and practices good sportsmanship. The ideal fan is respectful of the players, coaches and officials. He or she also wears blue and orange (our school colors) faithfully.
  9. What’s it like to be a mascot?
    Great. I get to meet all kinds of people, and always have the best seat in the house for every game. I get invited to all the important events.
  10. What do you like to do for fun?
    I enjoy competing in my intramural horseshoe league, as well as frolicking in beautiful green pastures. Living in the Hudson Valley gives me many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.