FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Sam Houston State junior Andrew Bosquez and sophomore Austin Zirkel turned in solid performances at the NCAA cross country South Central Regional at Agri Park Friday morning.

Bosquez, a transfer competing in his first semester at SHSU, placed 20th out of 160 runners with a time of 30:56.2 on the 10k course. Sam Worley of Texas finished first with a time of 29:49.8.

Freshman Austin Zirkel from Medina just missed a top-30 performance for the Bearkats. He finished 31st with a time of 31:18.8.

Bosquez finished sixth at the Southland Conference Championships at Beaverfork Lake Park in Conway, Arkansas earlier this month to earn second-team All-SLC honors. Zirkel was a third-team All-SLC selection with a 13th-place finish.