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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for June 2, 2014

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring the latest from Radnor, Szczur's struggles, and Villanova's strong showing in track & field.

And now, the "news."

Commissioner asked to resign from Radnor Township Ethics Board |
In the words of wildcat07: This gets even better. The lawyer who pushed for the ethics review of the Radnor commissioner working with Villanova’s security contractor is now asking for another commissioner to resign from the ethics board. The reason? He has an outstanding criminal violation against him (related to his actions to help neighbors deal with barking dogs from a vet clinic).

Szczur is struggling in Triple-A |
Matt Szczur is slashing just .237/.310/.309 this season - not numbers that are going to get the speedster a trial in the big leagues.

Track & Field: Villanova's Ellision runs to nationals in 800 |
Qualifying for the NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships has become a spring ritual for Villanova’s Samuel Ellison. The senior from Upper Dublin High School and six-time All-America selection finished third in his heat of the 800-meter run at the NCAA East Regional in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday to earn his third straight trip to the national championships later this month in Eugene, Oregon.

Wasik Betters Own School Record in Poe Vult at NCAA East Prelims | Villanova Official Athletic Site
Junior Alexandra Wasik (Medina, Ohio) soared over the bar at 4.15 meters to improve on her own school record in the pole vault during competition at the NCAA East Preliminary at Hodges Stadium on Friday afternoon. Wasik officially tied for 11th place in the pole vault and was one of three athletes in competition for Villanova on the second day of the preliminary meet. Later on Friday evening senior Samantha Yeats (Califon, N.J.) tied for 28th place in the high jump and senior Nicky Akande (Lawrenceville, Ga.) finished 15th in the national quarterfinals of the 800 meters.

Big Ten Basketball Roundtable: Is An East Coast Tournament Good For The Big Ten? |
In this edition of the Writing Illini roundtable, the staff takes a look at Big Ten basketball and the conference moving its conference tournament to the East Coast.

Player Taking Penalty Kick Falls On His Face, Gets Up, Scores Anyway | Deadspin
It happened against Afghanistan... That country just can't catch a break!