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Johnny Aiello
Johnny  Aiello

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lansdale, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

05/22/2017

Record Nine Deacs Named to All-ACC Teams

Wake Forest led all ACC programs with nine total honorees, including first-team selections Ben Breazeale, Stuart Fairchild and Gavin Sheets.

05/20/2017

No. 15 Wake Forest Beats Pitt, 14-4, on Senior Day

Keegan Maronpot homered twice, including a grand slam, as the Deacs wrapped up the regular season by clinching a program-record eighth ACC series.

05/19/2017

No. 15 Deacs Break Home Run Record in Loss to Pitt

Wake Forest hit its 90th and 91st home runs of the year to set a new season record, but the Panthers scored twice in the ninth to win, 5-4.

05/16/2017

Aiello's Slams Lead No. 15 Deacs Past App

Johnny Aiello hit two home runs, including a go-ahead grand slam, in a 10-3 win over Appalachian State.

05/14/2017

No. 16 Deacs Earn Historic Win at No. 25 Florida State

Wake Forest tied the program record with its 17th ACC win, claiming a series in Tallahassee for the first time since 1993.

03/11/2017

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.

03/10/2017

Wake Forest 6, No. 20 NC State 4

The Demon Deacons took down the Wolfpack in the ACC-opener by a 6-4 margin on Friday night.

02/24/2017

Wake Forest 15, USC 5

The Demon Deacons hit six home runs to knock off the Trojans in the series-opener, 15-5.

02/17/2017

Wake Forest Baseball vs. Nicholls, Houston

The Demon Deacons split a doubleheader to open the 2017 campaign against Nicholls and Houston.

06/03/2016

Wake Forest 5, Minnesota 3

The Demon Deacons opened NCAA Tournament play by taking down Minnesota, 5-3, to advance into the winner's bracket.


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."

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.

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

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