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Andy Wittry | NCAA.com | September 10, 2017

WATCH: Best goals from Week 3 of women's action

  Nebraska's Meg Brandt scored against San Diego State last week.

We're back with the latest round of top goals of the week in women's soccer. Week 3 had a slew of big matches and a handful of top-notch goals. UCLA, which remained atop the United Soccer Coaches poll, stayed undefeated after a win against No. 8 Virginia, and No. 7 South Carolina held off No. 4 Clemson in an in-state battle.

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Here are the best goals from Week 3 of the women's soccer season.

Ashley Sanchez, MacKenzie Cerda – UCLA

No. 1 UCLA survived a difficult road test at No. 8 Virginia, flying home with a 2-1 win. Ashley Sanchez scored the first goal of the match after a nice touch and dribble in the box, before a nice finish with the outside of her right foot. MacKenzie Cerda scored the game-winner in the 57th minute with a left-footed blast past Virginia's keeper. The first goal can be seen at the start of the view below, and the second begins at the 0:30 mark.

Stanford

The second-ranked Cardinal frankly scored too many goals last week to choose just one. Stanford defeated Navy 7-0 on Sunday, then beat San Francisco 8-0 on Friday for a 15-goal week. You can watch all seven of Stanford's goals against Navy below.

Heather Kaleiohi, Sh'Nia Gordon – West Virginia

No. 3 West Virginia handled Richmond 3-0 to improve to 5-2 on the season. Heath Kaleiohi and Sh'Nia Gordon gave the Mountaineers a second-half cushion with a pair of goals.

Imani Dorsey – Duke

The 11th-ranked Blue Devils throttled No. 3 West Virginia, 4-0, on Friday, and Imani Dorsey started the scoring for Duke. She scored from 22 yards out in the 29th minute for a lofting goal that found the back right corner of the net. She has scored in six straight matches, tying a school record.

Frannie Crouse – Penn State

In a major early season matchup, No. 5 Penn State hosted No. 6 North Carolina and sent the Tar Heels packing with a 1-0 defeat. Frannie Crouse scored the game's only goal in the seventh minute when she placed a shot in the lower left corner of the goal.

Brittany LaPlant – Rutgers

The Scarlet Knights began their September slate with a 2-0 win over Drexel to improve to 5-0. Carina Hendley found LaPlant right in front of Drexel's goalkeeper for the game-winner.

Gabby Seiler – Florida

The Gators capped off their west coast road trip with a 1-0 win against Portland. Gabby Seiler scored the game-winner – her fifth of the season – in the 24th minute on a one-touch shot with her left foot.

Tatum Barton – Colorado

Colorado blanked BYU 3-0 and sophomore forward Tatum Barton scored twice – both in the second half – to give the Buffaloes a comfortable cushion. You can watch both below.

Eden Jacobsen – Utah

Utah played BYU to a 1-1 draw on Friday, but Eden Jacobsen gave the Utes an early 1-0 lead after making a nice run down the right side of the field to finish off a through ball from Paola Van der Veen.

Meg Brandt – Nebraska

Despite taking a 1-0 lead against San Diego State, Nebraska fell 2-1 in double overtime. Meg Brandt gave the Huskers the lead after stealing the ball from an Aztec defender, then blasting it into the goal.

Ally Watt – Texas A&M

Sophomore forward Ally Watt scored her first goal of the season and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Aggies, breaking a scoreless tie with DePaul. Texas A&M left with a 2-0 win.

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