UCF's D.J. Hicks watches his hit fly into deep left field in the bottom of the ninth inning during the Rice at UCF baseball game at Jay Bergman Field in Orlando on Saturday, May 19, 2012. The ball, nearly a home run for Hicks that would have tied the game, was caught for an out. Rice won the game 5-2 to capture the regular-season Conference USA championship.
STEPHEN M. DOWELL, ORLANDO SENTINEL