San Antonio – St. Mary’s University baseball player Jonathon Cisneros was named Heartland Conference co-Hitter of the Week for the final week of the season for his play against Texas A&M International University it was announced today. Cisneros shared the award with Jeremy Miller of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and Reno Malay of the University of the Incarnate Word.

Cisneros (Jr., San Antonio) had a strong week at the plate and in the field for the Rattlers, hitting .615 with four doubles, a homerun, two RBI and four runs scored against Texas A&M-International University. He also had a perfect fielding percentage in 21 chances. The All-Heartland Conference selection had hits in all three games, including two games with three or more hits. In the first game of the series he smashed his fifth homerun of the season. He went 4-of-5 with two doubles and two runs scored in the second game of the series. He wrapped up the weekend going 3-of-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.

For the season Cisneros was the second leading hitter on the team with a .363 average, 20 doubles, five homeruns, 44 RBI and 34 runs scored. He also led the Rattlers with 38 walks and a .480 on-base percentage.

The award marks the eighth time this season that a Rattler has been named either hitter of the week or pitcher of the week in the Heartland Conference. Michael Brzezinski (Sr., Helotes) was named Hitter of the Week twice, while Danny Cantu (Sr., Laredo) earned the honor once. Scott Shimek (Sr., Shiner) was named Pitcher of the Week twice, while Braxton Watson (Sr., Spring) and Courtney Behrend (Jr., Comfort) each received pitcher of the week once each.

St. Mary’s finished the 2009 season with a 36-17 overall record and 32-14 mark in Heartland Conference play. They tied for second in the Heartland Conference standings, just missing out on a trip to the NCAA postseason by just one game.

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