10 fun facts that reflect Tennessee's stellar baseball season to this point

Tennessee's historic baseball season has contained the program's first No. 1 ranking and the ability to lead the nation in both home runs (137) and earned run average (2.37).

Yet the Volunteers know a much bigger objective resides in the weeks ahead.

"We have a chance to do something really special," catcher Evan Russell said after Saturday's 10-5 win at Mississippi State that completed a 49-7 regular season and a 25-5 run through the vaunted Southeastern Conference.

Before the Vols take the field again Wednesday at the SEC tournament in Hoover, Alabama, here are 10 snapshot statistics of note:

1. Tennessee's 49 regular-season victories comfortably set a new school standard, surpassing the 45 wins by the 1994 Vols.

2. The average score to a Tennessee game this season - keeping in mind there have been seven losses - has been Vols 9, Opponents 3.