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Twin Cities-based award distributor to sponsor WCHA Women's League monthly, year-end and Final Faceoff awards
WCHA Announces Partnership With Sterling Trophy
Twin Cities-based award distributor to sponsor WCHA Women's League monthly, year-end and Final Faceoff awards

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Feb. 3, 2020 – The Women's League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced Sterling Trophy as the official sponsor of the league's monthly, end-of-season and Final Faceoff awards.

"We are excited to partner with Sterling Trophy," WCHA Women's League Commissioner Jennifer Flowers said. "They are a local, family-owned company that believes in the mission of the WCHA. We look forward to working together to provide our student-athletes awards that honor their outstanding accomplishments."

Based in Anoka, Minn., Sterling Trophy has provided high-quality awards, certificates, trophies and promotional items to sport, corporate and individual clients in the Twin Cities and beyond since 1999. Known locally for their personal touch and high-quality customer service, Sterling Trophy's catalog of products includes wall plaques, name badges, crystal awards, acrylic trophies, engraved gifts, memorial products, picture frames and traditional trophies.

"The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is the gold standard in both competition and presentation in women's college hockey," Sterling Trophy owner David Steinbring said. "We are very proud and honored to partner with the WCHA on the league's award program and look forward to a bright future together."


About Sterling Trophy

Sterling Trophy has grown into a leader in the award and recognition industry in the Twin Cities since its founding in 1999. A family business that started in the basement of the home of founders David Steinbring and Patty Steinbring, Sterling Trophy's has built a proud tradition of quality service and unique products. For more information, visit sterlingtrophy.net


About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Women's League

The Women's League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association is marking its 21st season in 2019-20. The nation's premier women's hockey conference, WCHA member institutions have won a record 17 national championships since the league's inception in 1999 (including 16 of a possible 19 NCAA titles), while producing seven Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winners, 101 All-Americans and numerous Olympic and national team members. The seven-team, NCAA Division I conference consists of: Bemidji State University (Beavers), the University of Minnesota (Golden Gophers), the University of Minnesota Duluth (Bulldogs), Minnesota State University (Mavericks), Ohio State University (Buckeyes), St. Cloud State University (Huskies) and the University of Wisconsin (Badgers). For more information, visit wcha.com.