NEWARK, Del. -- University of Delaware women’s golf head coach Patty Post has announced that Grace Chua has signed a National Letter of the Intent with UD and will begin competing for the Blue Hens in the fall of 2013.

Chua, a native of White Rock, British Columbia, was a medalist at the 2010 and 2012 U.S. Junior Girls section qualifiers. She has been a member of Team BC for the 2010, 2011, and 2012 North Pacific Team Matches, and won the individual bronze and team gold medals for Team BC at the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games.

Chua also played for Team BC at the 2012 Girls Junior America’s Cup in Wailea, Hawaii, and was the champion at the 2012 Junior PGA series tournament at Arborlinks, Neb. She finished third at the 2011 CN Future Links Pacific Championship, and qualified for the 2011 and 2012 Callaway Junior world golf championships.

Chua, whose sisters Cherie and Cheryl play on the women’s golf team at South Carolina State University, is also a superb student who has earned the 2011 and 2012 Award of Excellence.