BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College never gave up, but was eventually defeated 3-2 by Mars Hill (N.C.) College Saturday in women's soccer action.

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was unable to overcome a hat trick by Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College's Morgan Gruenenfelder in a 4-1 decision Wednesday in women's soccer action.

The Lady Tornado went to 3-9 on the season while Carson-Newman has a 6-6 record.

Gruenenfelder scored goals in the 2nd, 50th and 57th minutes. Melissa Morris provided Carson-Newman's other goal in the 39th minute.

King got a goal by Hannah Shankle (Bristol, Tenn.) in the 36th minute which tied the match at 1-1 momentary. Shankle got the ball from Abigail Shankle (Bristol, Tenn.) on the play. For Hannah Shankle, the score tied her for the team lead with six goals while it was Abigail Shankle's team-best third assist in 2010.

Lauren Fritts (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) recorded five saves in goal for King. Sarah Tompkins played the opening 72 minutes for Carson-Newman with eight saves.

Overall King had 20 shots, nine on goal in the contest. Carson-Newman got 17 shots off, 10 on goal.

King welcomes Mars Hill (N.C.) College to Bristol for a 1 p.m. contest Saturday.