CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Recent Blue Hen graduate Grace Chua was named a 2016-17 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar for the third consecutive year, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Chua, a native of White Rock, British Columbia, graduated from Delaware in May with a finance degree and a 3.992 grade point average. In addition to her WGCA All-American Scholar honors, she also has represented the Blue Hens on the CAA All-Academic Team during each of the last three years.

Chua competed in all 11 tournaments this year for Delaware, which successfully defended its league title and advanced to the NCAA Regionals for the second consecutive season. She ranked fifth on the squad with a 78.06 average round, tying for ninth place at the season-opening Rutgers Invitational and tying for 13th place at the CAA Championship.

Chua appeared in 33 invitationals during her four years in Newark, while her 79.32 stroke average is the eighth lowest in the six-year history of the program.

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