Emily Allard, Marisa Bast milestone moments back up Kristen Wood two-hit shutout
2007: Started 62 games in right field, appearing in 63 total ... Went 2-for-4 with a double against No. 1 Arizona (2/10) ... Had a career day against No. 11 California, going 4-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBIs, a double and a home run (2/17) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against No. 9 Stanford (3/3) ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI at Missouri on 3/16 ... With Northwestern trailing No. 10 Michigan by one in the sixth inning, hit a two-run home run onto the roof of Welsh-Ryan Arena to give the 'Cats a 4-3 win ... The blast was the longest in Sharon J. Drysdale Field history ... Went 1-for-1 with a double, a run scored and two walks against Loyola (Chicago) (4/17) ... Finished 2-for-2 with a run and an RBI at Minnesota on 4/22 ... Hit an RBI double at Notre Dame (4/24) ... Was 1-for-1 with a double and two walks in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 14 DePaul (5/3) ... Gave Northwestern the lead with a bases-loaded, two-run double against No. 10 Michigan in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament (5/11) ... Drove in the game-tying run with an RBI single in the championship game of the NCAA Regional against Illinois State (5/20).
2006: Appeared in 20 games, starting eight ... Went 1-for-3 with three RBIs against Syracuse (2/12) ... Stole her first career base against UNLV (2/17) ... Was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Massachusetts (2/24) ... Walked and scored a run against Texas Tech (3/5) ... Ripped a pinch-hit double against Iowa on 4/2 ... Blasted a pinch-hit, two-run home run in the Wildcats' final home game of the regular season against Loyola (Ill.) (4/20) ... Drew a walk in a pinch-hit appearance at Michigan State (4/29).
2005: Appeared in 27 games, starting 11 of them in left field and two in right ... Hit a double and drove in a run against Kansas (2/5) and Florida Atlantic (2/12) ... Also hit a double against Boston College (2/12) ... Also scored against Oklahoma State (2/6) and Boston College (2/13) ... Blasted her first career home run against St. Mary's on 3/24--a pinch-hit, three-run job in the fifth inning ... Home run was the seventh hit of her career -- the previous six had all been doubles ... Hit an RBI double and score a run in the first game of a doubleheader with Bradley on 4/19 ... Recorded the first multi-hit game of her career in the second game, including her first single ... Also had two RBIs and a double in that game ... The first nine hits of her career had been for extra-bases ... Hit a solo, pinch-hit home run on 4/30 against Michigan State ... Followed that up with a two-run homer on 5/4 against Northern Illinois.
2004: Appeared in 13 games, starting eight of them including all four of Northwestern's NCAA Tournament games ... Made her first career start on 5/8 at Michigan State, swatting a double for her first career hit ... Hit three doubles on the season -- all of them in different games and all of them against Michigan State's Jessica Beech ... Walked and scored a run in her first collegiate game on 4/6 at Northern Illinois.
High School: All-state in 2002 and 2003 ... All-conference in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... Team MVP all four years of high school ... Also lettered four years in volleyball ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born Jessica Ann Miller on 5/10/85 ... Daughter of Philip and Cindy Miller ... Chose Northwestern over Kansas, N.C. State and Evansville ... Majoring in sociology.