Photos: SEC Champs

Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- LSU catcher Ty Ross, center, celebrates with closer Chris Cotton in the aftermath of a dog pile after LSU's 5-4 victory against Vanderbilt in the SEC tournament championship game in Hoover, Ala., on Sunday.
Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- LSU catcher Ty Ross, center, celebrates with closer Chris Cotton in the aftermath of a dog pile after LSU's 5-4 victory against Vanderbilt in the SEC tournament championship game in Hoover, Ala., on Sunday.

Pinch hitter Chris Sciambra singled home Jared Foster in the 11th inning as LSU won the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament championship with a 5-4 victory against Vanderbilt on Sunday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

Chris Cotton (4-1), who tied an SEC Tournament record with three saves, pitched 2.2 perfect innings for the victory.

The second-ranked Tigers improved to 52-9, and the No. 1 Commodores fell to 51-9.

LSU won its record 10th SEC tournament championship and fourth in the past six seasons under coach Paul Mainieri.