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Pitcher Olivia Galati swings at a pitch during (Credit: Carrie Pratt)

Pitcher Olivia Galati swings at a pitch during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regionals. (May 25, 2012)

Hofstra 2, South Florida 1

Hofstra beat South Florida, 2-1, in Game 1 of the best-of-three Tampa Super Regional.

Starting pitcher Olivia Galati pitches during the first
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Starting pitcher Olivia Galati pitches during the first inning of Hofstra's game against South Florida. (May 25, 2012)

Outfielder #10 Michelle Lavagnino catches a fly ball
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Outfielder #10 Michelle Lavagnino catches a fly ball during Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Super Regionals in Tampa. (May 25, 2012)

Pitcher Olivia Galati swings at a pitch during
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Pitcher Olivia Galati swings at a pitch during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regionals. (May 25, 2012)

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Hofstra second baseman Tori Rocha looks to throw
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Hofstra second baseman Tori Rocha looks to throw the ball to first base during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

Starting pitcher Olivia Galati, right, talks with catcher
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Starting pitcher Olivia Galati, right, talks with catcher Courtney Crews during the first inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

Hofstra's Rachael Senatore is tagged out by South
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Hofstra's Rachael Senatore is tagged out by South Florida's #23 Stephanie Juergans at first base during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

Hofstra's Rachael Senatore is tagged out by South
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Hofstra's Rachael Senatore is tagged out by South Florida's #14 Jessica Mouse at third base during the first inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

Hofstra catcher Courtney Crews throws the ball to
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Hofstra catcher Courtney Crews throws the ball to the first baseman during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

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Starting pitcher Olivia Galati gets ready to run
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Starting pitcher Olivia Galati gets ready to run to third base during the third inning of Hofstra's first game against South Florida in the Tampa Super Regional. (May 25, 2012)

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