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Hofstra 8, Fairfield 7

Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson looks to make an

Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson looks to make an outlet pass in the first half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013) Photo Credit: James Escher

The Hofstra women's lacrosse team defeated Fairfield in overtime, 8-7, on Wednesday.

Hofstra's Julia Riemer carries downfield during the second
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Hofstra's Julia Riemer carries downfield during the second half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Julia Riemer, left, gets a congratulatory hug
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Hofstra's Julia Riemer, left, gets a congratulatory hug from teammate Brittain Altomare after scoring a goal against Fairfield. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson protects the net in
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Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson protects the net in the first half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Brittain Altomare, right, celebrates with teammates, from
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Hofstra's Brittain Altomare, right, celebrates with teammates, from left, Julia Riemer, Emily von Hollen and Emily Considine after a goal by Riemer cut the Pride's deficit to 5-4 in the second half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Brittain Altomare carries behind the net during
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Hofstra's Brittain Altomare carries behind the net during the first half of overtime in an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Brittain Altomare reacts after scoring the game-winning
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Hofstra's Brittain Altomare reacts after scoring the game-winning goal with 1:26 remaining in the second half of overtime in an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson looks to make an
Photo Credit: James Escher

Hofstra goalie Kelsey Gregerson looks to make an outlet pass in the first half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Jill Maier carries downfield in the second
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Hofstra's Jill Maier carries downfield in the second half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Julia Riemer, left, carries past Fairfield's Danielle
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Hofstra's Julia Riemer, left, carries past Fairfield's Danielle Russo in the second half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra's Emily Considine makes a pass in the
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Hofstra's Emily Considine makes a pass in the second half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Fairfield's Melanie Raso, a graduate of Farmingdale High
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Fairfield's Melanie Raso, a graduate of Farmingdale High School, left, gets pressured by Hofstra's April Iannetta in the first half of an NCAA women's lacrosse game at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Hofstra University first-year head coach Shannon Smith surveys
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Hofstra University first-year head coach Shannon Smith surveys the field during her team's NCAA women's lacrosse game vs. Fairfield at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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