HOOVER, Ala. – Philip Clarke hit a walk-off single to beat Ole Miss 11-10 and carry Vanderbilt to win its first SEC Tournament title since 2007 on Sunday.

The Commodores rallied from deficits of 7-0 in the second inning and 9- 1 in the third inning. In the ninth with the game tied at 10, they drew three straight walks to load the bases with two outs.

Clarke, a former Christ Presbyterian Academy standout, hit the first pitch he saw from newly installed reliever Ryan Olenek to score Austin Martin for the game winner. Clarke said, "I didn't have much info on (Olenek), so I was just looking for a pitch to hit," Clarke said. "I got one and got a good swing on it."

Vanderbilt (49-1

0) became the first team to sweep the SEC regular-season and tournament titles since it pulled off the same feat in 2007. It was the Commodores 'third overall SEC Tournament championship, including 1980. They have won twenty-two of their past 23 games. failed to finish off at Cinderella run and capture a second straight SEC Tournament title.

Vanderbilt, ranked no. 2 in the USA TODAY Top 25 Coaches Poll, will now turn to Monday's NCAA Tournament selection show (11 am, ESPNU), where it is projected to be a national seed.

Tyler Brown (3-1) earned the win with three innings of relief. Clarke had three hits, and Harrison Ray had three doubles to lead Vanderbilt in the comeback.

"There was certainly a lot to that game," Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin said. "I'll have to go back through it several times just to kind of create those memories again."

Vanderbilt's J.J. Bleday, the SEC Player of the Year, was named tournament MVP. He went 5-for-5 in the tournament opener and hit his 26th home run, which leads the nation, in the semi-final win over LSU. Pat DeMarco was named to the all-tournament team.

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