Setting the table together since 2009.
Emily Allard and Kristin Scharkey graduated from Northwestern University, where the pair hit back-to-back in the Wildcat lineup for four years. A dynamic duo, they stepped on Northwestern's campus as freshmen in 2009 and earned 139 wins during their careers together in purple. In 2012, the slappers led the 'Cats to an appearance in the 2012 NCAA Regional in Austin, Texas. After redshirting during the pair's senior year, Allard went on to play her final season of eligibility in 2014, leading the 'Cats to an appearance in the 2014 NCAA Regional in Seattle, Wash.
Currently a member of the National Professional Fastpitch's Chicago Bandits, the 2015 NPF Cowles Cup Champion, Emily Allard graduated from Northwestern in 2014 as the school's all-time record holder in stolen bases. A four-time NFCA All-Region and All-Big Ten selection, Allard boasted a career .402 batting average that included a single-season record-breaking .491 average during her sophomore season. After being named the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NPF draft, the Northern California native was named to the All-NPF team as a rookie. In 2015, Allard was awarded the Rally Spikes Award for the most stolen bases and currently holds a career batting average above .350 in just two seasons. Allard is now the Manager of Marketing for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Hailing from Southern California, Kristin Scharkey graduated from Northwestern in 2013 as an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. Ranking seventh in school history for career stolen bases, the center fielder hit over .300 her last two seasons playing one of the toughest schedules in Division I and ended her senior year just two triples shy of the school's single-season record. Scharkey hosted a blog, Schark Bytes throughout her time as a Wildcat and currently works as the editor of DESERT magazine in Palm Springs, Calif.