Summer Strickler graduated from Michigan State (2014) with a B.A. in Marketing and specialization in Information Technology. While at MSU, Summer earned a 4-year athletic scholarship for the Swimming and Diving team. She broke 6 MSU varsity records and received the Spartan of the Year (junior) and Swimmer of the Year (senior) awards. As a student-athlete, Summer was recognized as an Honorable Mention Scholar All-American, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All Big-Ten award recipient.
After graduation, Summer worked in the Spartan Ticket Office and the University of Pittsburgh Ticket Office. She is currently working at Three Rivers Corporation (Midland, MI) in construction project management and attending Northwood University for a Masters of Business Administration (2017).