Wake Forest defeated the ULM Warhawks 11-4 on Feb. 17, 2013
Aaron Fossas finished his Demon Deacon tenure as a two-year team captain and had a productive career, especially before undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2015 ... Finished his career with a 7-2 record, 4.81 ERA and 12 saves, which ranks in the top 10 in program history.
2016 (Redshirt Senior)
Signed with the Cincinnati Reds as an undrafted free agent following the season ... Spent much of the season still recovering from Tommy John ... Finished with an 0-1 record and 12.27 ERA in 10 appearances ... Recorded scoreless outings against Duke, Elon and Davidson ... Struck out three batters in 2.0 hitless innings at Davidson (Apr. 5) ... Team captain for a second-straight year.
2015 (Redshirt Junior)
Pitched in five games before requiring season-ending Tommy John surgery in March ... Had a 1-0 record and a save at that point ... Picked up a save in his season debut against VCU (Feb. 14), forcing the only batter he faced to roll into a game-ending double play ... Tossed 2.0 scoreless frames in a start against UNCW (Feb. 18) ... Picked up a win over Marshall (March 1) ... Helped coach in the bullpen during the second half of the season ... Team captain.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Became the closer for Wake Forest and anchored the bullpen ... Made 27 appearances with a 5-1 record and a 3.51 ERA ... Had 10 saves which was among the leaders in the ACC ... Pitched 41.0 innings and struck out 25 ... Was named to the 2014 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List ... Made his season debut against Towson (Feb. 15) in the season opener ... Earned his first win of the season against Davidson (Feb. 18) by going 5.0 innings and striking out six ... Picked up the win against Missouri (Feb. 22) while saving the following game against Radford (Feb. 23) ... Also won the game against Stony Brook (March 1) and saved the next game against Saint Louis (March 1) ... His fourth win came at Georgia Tech (March 8) after going 2.2 innings and striking out five ... Earned the save against East Carolina (March 12), Clemson (March 14), Notre Dame (March 28), Notre Dame (March 30), Maryland (April 4), Maryland (April 5), at North Carolina (April 13) and against Appalachian State (April 16) ... Picked up the win at NC State (May 12) ... Playing with the Plymouth Pilgrims in the New England Collegiate League during the summer ... Selected to the ACC All-Academic Team.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen and proved to be one of Wake Forest's best relievers in 2013 ... Posted a 3.63 ERA and a 1-0 record ... Also had one save on the year and recorded 11 strikeouts in 22.1 innings of relief ... Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 20 at Western Carolina, pitching 0.2 innings ... Made three other appearances out of the bullpen before his breakout performance at High Point on April 9 ... Against the Panthers, he came on in the seventh inning, allowed just one hit and one walk and kept HPU scoreless over 4.1 innings to help the Deacons win 11-7 in 14 innings ... Had a stretch of 13.0 innings from March 30 - April 21 without giving up a run, pitching 13.0 innings during that time, allowing five hits and striking out seven ... Earned his first-career win on April 21 vs. Boston College, throwing 3.2 innings of relief without allowing a run ... Earned his first-career save the night before against the Eagles, needing just one out to get the save ... Went a season-high 5.2 innings of relief in a 2-1 win in 13 innings over Elon on Apr. 30 ... Did not give up a run and allowed just three hits and had a season-high three strikeouts against the Phoenix.
2012 (Freshman) Did not see any action in 2012.
Is a three-time Central Massachusetts All-Conference performer ... Named a 2009 Perfect Game All-Star ... Played in the Summer Rivalry Classic at Yankee Stadium ... Has been a member of the Holy Name varsity baseball team for five years ... Is a member of National Honor Society and has earned honor awards in English, anatomy and physiology, Spanish and math ... Was the class vice-President as a freshman and sophomore.
Born on September 2, 1992 ... Son of Misael and Nicole Fossas ... Both his mother and father ran track and cross country at Brandeis University ... Uncle Tony Fossas pitched for the Brewers, Red Sox, Cardinals, Yankees and Mariners ... Communication major.