Now that fifth-year senior TAVITA PRITCHARD has exhausted his eligibility in football, the former Cardinal quarterback is joining the men’s basketball team. Traveling with the team this week during its road trip to Arizona and Arizona State, he will wear number 42.
Meanwhile, another multi-sport athlete said his final farewell to the Farm. “I leave Stanford with a heavy heart,” TOBY GERHART wrote in the letter published in Thursday’s Stanford Daily. “My time here at Stanford has been unforgettable, from Full Moon on the Quad, to our baseball team’s 2008 appearance in the College World Series, to our football team’s huge wins over USC in 2007 and 2009, and most of all, the rebirth of our proud program with our first bowl appearance since 2001.” Gerhart announced earlier this month that he is withdrawing from Stanford for winter quarter to devote his time to prepare for the NFL Combine in February.