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Andy Wittry | NCAA.com | November 13, 2017

Tournament game-winners highlight Week 12

  Imani Dorsey scored the game-winning goal for Duke in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Conference championship games wrapped up and NCAA tournament play began in Week 12 of the women's soccer season. Just 32 teams remain, each with its sights set on making the College Cup in Orlando, Fla., for the chance to play for a national championship.

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Here are the best goals from Week 12 of women's soccer action.

Stanford

Top-ranked Stanford won its opening-round NCAA tournament game 9-1 as seven different players scored goals. Watch all nine of them below.

Abby Elinsky – North Carolina

North Carolina won its first-round matchup against High Point 3-0 in the NCAA tournament. Abby Elinsky scored the game-winner in the 6th minute, finishing in the top right corner of the goal.

Imani Dorsey – Duke

Duke senior Imani Dorsey provided all the offense the Blue Devils needed in their 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro. She sliced through the defense and placed her shot inside the right post in the 69th minute.

Anika Rodriguez - UCLA

The Bruins won their NCAA tournament first-round matchup against San Diego State 3-1. Anika Rodriguez started the scoring with a strike in the 16th minute off of a free kick.

Emily Bates – Texas A&M

Texas A&M won the SEC Championship with a 2-1 win over Arkansas. Emily Bates scored the game-winner with less than three minutes to play in the game after making a great run down the left side of the box and beating the keeper.

Maci Bower – La Salle

La Salle knocked off VCU to win the A-10 Championship in double overtime thanks to a sister-to-sister connection between Madison and Maci Bower. Madison's impressive left-footed, backheel flick set up a great goal-scoring opportunity for Maci, who sent home the game-winner.

Michaela Abam – West Virginia

The Mountaineers shut out Bucknell in their 3-0 win in the NCAA tournament. Michaela Abam scored West Virginia's second goal – her 10th of the year – on a beautiful header near the left post. You can watch the play below beginning at the 1:05 mark.

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