Shaun Lehmann caught looking at the scoreboard in the 9th inning, hoping for a UK comeback.
Craig Snipp drew the starting nod for UK.
Pitching coach Gary Henderson and UK catcher Sean Coughlin studied Snipp's warmup.
The UK bats came alive Thursday after being silenced for most of the day against South Carolina the day before. Here, Collin Cowgill fails to connect, though.
SEC Player of the Year Ryan Strieby showed why he was selected for the honor, with a single, double and home run against the Bulldogs.
Ryan Strieby on 2nd base
Mike Brown hoped to rally the team in the 9th inning, and although the Batcats scored three runs in their last at-bat, it was not enough.
In the end, there were still too many fly ball outs in the tournament, including this sacrifice fly tracked down a step-and-a-half from the warning track.