Shikara graduated from Georgetown in 2013 with a major in Psychology. While at Georgetown she was a four year starter on the varsity softball team, playing both left field and catcher. Catcher has been her primary position since she began playing softball at the age of 7. While at Georgetown, she was the first softball player to receive first team All Big East honors as a catcher during her senior season. Her teammates voted her the Most Valuable Player her sophomore and junior seasons. In 2013 she was given the award for Outstanding Achievement by a Female Athlete, an award that is voted on by administrators in the athletic department, coaches, and alumni.
Prior to Georgetown she attended Jesuit High School graduating in 2009. While at Jesuit she played on the varsity basketball and softball teams. She was 3-time first-team All-Metro League selection for catcher and a 2-time first team All-State Catcher. She was captain of both her basketball and softball team in her senior season. She played for the NW Bullets Gold team that took 5th at Gold Nationals in 2009. She also played in the 2003 Little League World Series.
She is currently the head coach of the 14u NW Bullets team. As a coach, she strives to be a good role model for young girls, by working to instill in them the confidence they need to be successful in softball and in life, and while teaching them the tools they need to be successful at the next level.