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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for June 17, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

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And now, the "news."

Jordy Williamsz Garners First Team All-America Honors |
Junior Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) was named a first team All-American in the 1500 meters for the second straight year and was one of three Villanova athletes to earn All-America honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday afternoon. Senior Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) garnered second team All-America accolades in the 1500 meters and the 5000 meters, respectively.

Stephanie Schappert Named First Team All-American |
Following their appearances at the NCAA Championships last week, middle distance runners Stephanie Schappert (Delray Beach, Fla.) and Angel Piccirillo (Homer City, Pa.) were each named All-Americans by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday afternoon. Schappert earned first team All-America honors after a sixth place finish in the final of the 1500 meters at the national meet, while Piccirillo merited second team All-America accolades.

Villanova’s Vince Kowalski Settling In With Packers | CBS Philly
Former Villanova Wildcat Vince Kowalski is getting his first taste of the NFL after signing with the Packers last week.

Cameron Onken explains Villanova decision |
Central Catholic guard Cameron Onken says Villanova head coach Harry Perretta's experience played a big role in her verbal commitment to the Wildcats.

Paterno elected to Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame | AP
Joe Paterno is finally a hall of famer in the state where his status as a coaching legend was marred by Penn State's child sex abuse scandal.

Cardinals Face F.B.I. Inquiry in Hacking of Astros’ Database | The New York Times
The F.B.I. and the Justice Department are investigating whether officials for the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the internal networks of the Houston Astros to steal closely guarded information about player personnel.

Why Was the New York Times the Bearer of Bad News on Bill Simmons and Jason Whitlock? | The Big Lead
Two big media stories and one NYT reporter.

UK's 2015 National Championship shirts have made it home | Kentucky Sports Radio
Nike shipped the UK 2015 National Champion t-shirts to Haiti. When a Kentucky church took a mission trip to Haiti recently, they came back with the t-shirts.