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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 27, 2015

Daily Villanova news & links.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Villanova track and field put on a great show at the Penn Relays for anyone in attendance, and my team won 3rd place at the first ever bonspiel at Raleigh-Durham's new Triangle Curling Club (not a bad result at a tournament won by a team with three former national champions).

And now, "the news."

THREEPENNY OPERA at Villanova Goes Back to Brecht |
Valerie Joyce and a fine cast go back to the roots of Brecht's THREEPENNY OPERA and uncover a feminist treasure trove

Villanova adds 2 more titles in final day of Penn Relays | Comcast SportsNet
Villanova added two more titles on the final day of the Penn Relays Saturday — Jordy Williamsz won the men's 4xmile and Angel Piccirillo won the women's 4xmile. Elbert Maxwell Wins Long Jump Championship at Penn Relays - Official Athletic Site Official Athletic Site - Men's Track
With a distance of 7.62 meters in the long jump, senior Elbert Maxwell became the first Villanova athlete to win the Championship section of a field event at the historic ‪#‎PennRelays‬!

Big East-Big Ten Challenge: Roundtable with Big Ten Powerhouse | Big East Coast Bias
In anticipation of the Gavitt Games, Big East Coast Bias collaborated on a roundtable with the folks over at Big Ten Powerhouse. Check it out.

CU-Indiana, NU-Villanova highlight Gavitt Games | The Grand Island Independent
That's one way to put it...

Tracy Ellis-Ward named Associate Commissioner at Big East
At the BIG EAST, Ellis-Ward will be responsible for developing a long-term strategic plan for the growth of BIG EAST women's basketball, while serving as the Conference's primary, day-to-day administrator for the sport. She will develop the regular-season schedule in conjunction with FOX Sports, the BIG EAST's exclusive broadcasting partner, and oversee planning and management of the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Tournament.

Top colleges recruiting Westtown School's 6-11 Mohamed Bamba |
Westtown School's Mohamed Bamba says he was especially motivated coming into Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League earlier this month at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Va.

Leah Still scores touchdown in Temple's spring game |
Not only did Leah Still go to the Temple spring game with her dad to do the coin toss, she also scored the game's first touchdown.

94-Year-Old Competed In Penn Relays This Weekend | CBS Philly
At 94-years-old, a local man is training in Bucks County to run the 100-meter dash at the Penn Relays this weekend.

A wetsuit that's an actual suit is the most stylish thing to happen to surfing
Moving further into the weird and wacky, is the new invention out of Japan -- True Wetsuits. But these aren't any wetsuits, these are actual suits.