Shhh! Olivia Galati is pitching for Hofstra

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) (Credit: James Escher)

TAMPA, Fla. -- She'll emerge from her dugout Friday night, walk over a baseline onto the biggest stage of her career -- and step directly into a soundproof circle.

When the Tampa Super Regional begins at No. 19 South Florida Friday night, Hofstra ace Olivia Galati won't hear a thing. The 20-year-old normally answers to "Olivia" or "Liv," but not then. Her coaches and opponents are afforded...

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