England Under-19 defender Jemma Rose hit her first Women's Super League goal to give Bristol Academy a 2-1 win at Doncaster Belles.
Grace McCatty put the visitors on the road to a well-deserved victory with a 20-yard drive in the 17th minute.
The Belles drew level 14 minutes later when striker Aine O'Gorman looped home a shot from the edge of the area.
But Rose hit the winner with a superb 30-yard effort that flew into the top corner seven minutes after the break.
Academy subsequently took control and would have won by a wider margin if a series of good openings had not been wasted.
But a second successive victory, following last Sunday's 2-0 win against bottom club Liverpool, strengthened their grip on fifth place in the table.
Donny have now gone six games without a win and are second from bottom with just three games of their season remaining.