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Carrie Anderson

Vanderbilt Headed To SEC Championship

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Caleb Cotham allowed one run in seven

innings and Brian Harris had three RBIs to lead Vanderbilt to an

11-1 victory over Arkansas Saturday to move into the Southeastern

Conference tournament championship game.

The eighth-seeded Commodores (34-24) will seek their second

league tournament title in three years against either LSU or

Georgia on Sunday after winning their first three games.

Vanderbilt had 15 hits and won it on the 10-run mercy rule after

seven innings. Jonathan White's RBI groundout ended it.

Cotham (6-5) allowed five hits and one run in seven innings

while striking out seven. The game was scoreless until Vandy's Curt

Casali belted a leadoff homer in the fourth to start an offensive


The Razorbacks (34-22) got their only run when Travis Sample had

an RBI double in the sixth.

The game started after a 22-minute rain delay.

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