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Hofstra University's Krista Thorn, left, slides safely into (Credit: James Escher)

Hofstra University's Krista Thorn, left, slides safely into second base as Georgia State shortstop Brenna Morrissey tries to get a force out. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra 1, Georgia State 0

Olivia Galati allowed just three hits and struck out 14 as Hofstra beat Georgia State, 1-0, to move the Pride within one win of the CAA softball title.

Hofstra University pitcher #2 Olivia Galati delivers to
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Hofstra University pitcher #2 Olivia Galati delivers to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra University backstop #5 Courtney Crews catches a
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Hofstra University backstop #5 Courtney Crews catches a pitch thrown in the bottom of the 7th inning. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra University shortstop #33 Becca Bigler tries to
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Hofstra University shortstop #33 Becca Bigler tries to reach for a ball thrown toward second base. (May 11, 2012)

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Hofstra University pitcher #2 Olivia Galati, third from
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Hofstra University pitcher #2 Olivia Galati, third from right, celebrates with teammates after the Pride's 1-0 win over Georgia State. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra University's Tori Rocha grounds into a fielder's
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Hofstra University's Tori Rocha grounds into a fielder's choice. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra University's Tori Rocha (wearing helmet) heads back
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Hofstra University's Tori Rocha (wearing helmet) heads back to the dugout with celebrating teammates after hitting a home run against Georgia State. (May 11, 2012)

Hofstra University's Krista Thorn, left, slides safely into
(Credit: James Escher)

Hofstra University's Krista Thorn, left, slides safely into second base as Georgia State shortstop Brenna Morrissey tries to get a force out. (May 11, 2012)

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