Johnny Aiello
Johnny  Aiello


Lansdale, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210




Aiello Named Preseason All-American

Collegiate Baseball picked Johnny Aiello as the preseason first team All-American third baseman.


Deacs Complete Annual Black & Gold World Series

Team Gold swept the series the past two weekends, three games to zero with one tie.


Deacs in Summer Ball Recap

Members of the Demon Deacon baseball team recently wrapped up a successful summer campaign around the country.


Deacs Rack Up National Honors

Three Deacs earned additional All-America honors, while six were named to All-Region teams.


Historic Run for No. 8 Wake Forest Comes to Close

After a Ben Breazeale walk-off homer in the conclusion of the first game to stay alive, Wake Forest fell to Florida in the season-ending nightcap.


Gainesville Super Regional - Games 2 and 3

The Demon Deacons won game 2 on a walk-off homer in the 11th, before falling in the deciding third game.


Gainesville Super Regional - Game 1

The fourth-ranked Gators edged the eight-ranked Demon Deacons with an 11th-inning walk-off single.


NCAA Regional - West Virginia

Wake Forest vs. West Virginia in Game 4 of the Winston-Salem Regional


NCAA Regional - UMBC

The Demon Deacons open the 2017 NCAA Regional vs. UMBC


Wake Forest vs. NC State - March 11, 2017

The Demon Deacons and Wolfpack played to a doubleheader split on Saturday, with Wake Forest clinching the series.

2017 Second Team All-ACC
2017 ABCA First Team All-Region
2017 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team

Walter on Aiello
"Johnny has made great strides since last year's freshman campaign. Coming off a good summer on the Cape, he moves to third base for the Deacs. He has also put down the left-handed bat to focus on his right-handed swing. He will be a plus defender for us and provide power in the middle of our order."

2017 (Sophomore):
Had a breakout sophomore season, finishing with a .328 average, 17 doubles, 20 home runs, 53 RBIs and four stolen bases as he started all 63 games - 61 at third base and two at shortstop ... His 20 homers ranked tied for second in the ACC (behind only teammate Gavin Sheets), 10th in the nation and fourth in program history ... Recorded four multi-homer games: at Duke (March 17), at Davidson (Apr. 26), vs. App State (May 16) and at Florida (June 11) in the NCAA Super Regional ... Hit .324 with seven homers in ACC action, and batted .346 in the NCAA Tournament ... Didn't commit an error the final 20 games of the season, finishing with a .952 fielding percentage ... Drilled five homers in a six-game span from March 8-17 - one at Coastal Carolina, one vs. NC State, one at High Point and two at Duke ... Reached base in 21 straight games from Feb. 21-March 26 ... Recorded three-straight three-hit games from Apr. 22-May 5 - one at Clemson, one at Davidson (five RBIs) and one vs. Boston College ... Was hit by 13 pitches, most on the team ... Split the summer between the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod League.

2016 (Freshman):
Played in and started 55 games in his inaugural campaign, finishing the year with a .226 average, 12 doubles, six homers and 20 RBIs ... Hit .357 (5-for-14) during the ACC Championship (May 24-28), second on the team, with a double and home run ... Went deep twice in his collegiate debut, a 3-1 win vs. Georgetown (Feb. 19) ... Reached base in 22 consecutive games from March 5 - Apr. 16, raising his average nearly 100 points ... Also homered at Coastal Carolina (March 9), Virginia Tech (May 13), and against Virginia (May 27) and Minnesota (June 3) ... Committed just one error over his final 11 games ... Recorded 12 two-hit games ... Played summer ball with the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League.

High School
Rated as the No. 71 high school recruit in the nation by Perfect Game, as well as the No. 3 prospect in Pennsylvania and No. 11 middle infielder ... Invited to the 2014 18U USA National Team Trials, where he injured his elbow, requiring Tommy John surgery ... Played in the 2014 Perfect Game All-American Game in San Diego, Calif. ... Also named a Perfect Game Underclass All-American in 2013 and 2014 ... Won gold medals with the 2011 14U U.S. National Team in Venezuela and with the 2012 15U U.S. National Team in the Dominican Republic ... Competed in the 2014 USA Tournament of Stars, and was a member of the 2014 Area Code Team.

Born on Feb. 14, 1997 ... Son of Rich and Trish Aiello ... Grandmother played professional basketball for the Arkansas Travelers in the 1950s.


Virginia and Duke