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Year: Senior
Hometown: Jericho, N.Y.
High School: Jericho High School


Personal: Natalie Colaneri is the daughter of Michael Colaneri and Jackie Vitali, her grandfather, Jack Colaneri, was a professional jockey. At Dartmouth, Natalie plans to study biology and pursue a career in medicine.


Why Dartmouth?

I applied everywhere and never really found a college that clicked for me. I found myself at Dartmouth the summer before freshman fall and fell in love with it. It's definitely been such a great match for me in so many aspects.

How long have you been riding and what got you interested in riding?

Six years off-and-on; I've always loved horses.

Have you won any academic or equestrian awards recently?

Various ribbons at horse shows

Tell me something interesting about you that might come as a surprise to your teammates.

My grandpa was a jockey. And I can bend my elbows, somewhat.

What are your future plans, if any?

Double major in Neuroscience/Government, and possibly medical school afterwards.

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