March 2, 2011

LM Podcast with Sheehan Stanwick Burch: Taylor Thornton, Northwestern's Unlikely Hero

Northwestern sophomore Taylor Thornton says there's "a new kind of aura" about the Wildcats coming off the end of their dynasty last year.

CBS College Sports analyst and former four-time Georgetown All-American Sheehan Stanwick Burch has joined the Lacrosse Magazine team for what is already shaping up to be an exciting college women's lacrosse season. In addition to weekly columns, Sheehan will join Matt DaSilva in an audio podcast each Wednesday taking on the big news in women's lacrosse, with newsmakers chiming in as guests on the show.

This week's featured guest: Taylor Thornton, the unlikely hero of Northwestern's overtime victory at North Carolina and the pride of Texas. (Segment 3-2)

In other segments: a deeper look at the Wildcats' double-dip road trip that finished with a big win at Vandy, Albany's statement win over Penn State and the scare Harvard put into Stanford (3-1); plus the big games to watch this week (3-3): Northwestern-Navy, Virginia-Maryland, Penn-UNC and Northwestern-Georgetown.

Check back each Wednesday for more analysis from Sheehan, and don't forget to subscribe to the Lacrosse Magazine Podcast on iTunes.

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