- 34 wins overall against the 10th toughest schedule in the nation (Warren Nolan)
- #20 RPI (Warren Nolan)
- 13 Southeastern Conference wins overall; SEC series' victories over nationally-ranked Tennessee, Ole Miss, Alabama and at South Carolina
- Six conference losses were by a single run, two conference losses were in extra innings
- One victory shy of a berth in the SEC Tournament and a No. 7 seed – Vanderbilt had the same number of wins (13) as Mississippi State and Arkansas who advanced to the SEC Tournament along with Auburn. Mississippi State played one less game (rain out vs. Tennessee – UT won series 2-0) and Arkansas won in a tiebreaker. Vanderbilt and Auburn did not play each other this season.
- The Commodores advanced to the 2004 Super Regional against #1 Texas after sweeping the Charlottesville, Va., Regional outscoring the opponents 25-7. All but one starting pitcher (first-round draft choice Jeremy Sowers) and two position players (shortstop Ryan Klosterman and catcher Jonathan Douillard) returned from that team this season.
- SEC has No. 1 overall conference RPI, seven teams in the most recent top 25 and 10 in the most recent top 31
- Vanderbilt owns an 11-14 record vs. teams in the Top 27 and a 14-17 record vs. teams in the Top 77
- VU owns a 10-17 record against ranked teams
- Nationally ranked in ESPN Coaches Poll for eight weeks and received votes every week.
- A 13-1 record in mid-week games; Outscored opponents 115-47 with a 2.90 team ERA.
- Sold out 14 home games – Hawkins Field is just finishing a renovation with the addition of 400 seatback chairs added down both first and third base lines
- Junior All-America pitcher Ryan Mullins – the Commodores starting Friday night pitcher – was suspended from the team March 6. He returned April 26 in a relief role and earned the win. He missed three starts, including Baylor, at Mississippi State and Alabama. Mullins is currently 6-1 in 12 starts and owns 18 career victories in three seasons. The Commodores were swept by Baylor and Mississippi State – the two series he missed.
- Senior third baseman Tony Mansolino – who had started 191 of 192 games at third base missed seven games (March 27-April 12, including the Ole Miss and Arkansas series) due to an abdominal pull. In the game before the injury, he hit the walkoff RBI single in the 13th inning to take the series from Alabama. He then played nine games before suffering a fracture in the fifth metacarpal in his throwing hand forcing him to miss the last 16 games being replaced by a freshman. Mansolino ranks 12th on the VU All-Time Hits List.
- Matt Zeller (right field) missed the Arkansas series (VU lost 0-3) due to an abdominal strain also. In his first six games back, he hit .350 scoring six runs including his first home run of the season – a two-run shot over dead center field giving Vanderbilt a 5-3 lead enroute to a victory at South Carolina.
- Second baseman Warner Jones did not play second base in one game at Georgia after suffering a mid-foot contusion when he hit a foul ball off his foot.
- First in the SEC in team ERA with a 3.36 which ranks in the Top 20 nationally
- Vanderbilt has used 12 different pitchers. That staff combined to record an SEC-best 182 strikeouts looking.
- Jensen Lewis won eight games and produced a team-leading 2.62 ERA. He pitched his first career complete game shutout with a career-high 13 strikeouts in an 8-0 road win at Kentucky – the league's fourth best hitting team at the time.
- Freshman David Price was named to the SEBaseball All-Freshman Team and also earned Baseball America's Midseason All-Freshman Team. He has been invited to participate in the 2005 USA Baseball National Team Trials. Price has 92 strikeouts in 69.1 innings, including 11 each vs. SEC Champion Florida and third-place Tennessee.
- After a three-week suspension, Ryan Mullins entered the Alabama game in the eighth inning with the score tied at 3-3 and two runners on base. He forced a pinch-hitter to hit into a double play to keep the score tied at three. He pitched the final 5.2 innings in the 13-inning contest and led the Commodores to a 4-3 victory allowing jut one hit with three strikeouts. Has 223 career strikeouts and is only the ninth pither in VU history to strike out at least 200 batters in a career. He defeated Tennessee 2-1 and South Carolina 2-1 and was named SEC Pitcher of the Week.
- The pitching staff struck at least 10 batters in 25 games, including a season-high 18 vs. SEC Champion Florida.
- In his first career start, freshman Ty Davis pitched a two-hit eight inning shutout at Ohio (May 18). He numbered only 82 pitches, including four in the first inning and five in the seventh inning. He had pitched four innings previously.
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