Irvine Valley sophomore women's basketball player Tara Casey has signed with Division II Azusa Pacific University.
Casey, a two year standout starter at guard for the Lasers, was selected to the South Region Third Team All-State squad by state coaches.
Casey had already been named first team all-Orange Empire Conference for the second year in a row.
Casey averaged 10.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.6 steals a game and made a team-high 53 three-pointers through the end of the regular season.
She averaged 11.9 points, 5.4 points, 2.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game in conference play.
Casey helped Irvine Valley make its second straight trip to the Southern California Regional Playoff Finals this year. The Lasers ended the year with a record of 23-8 overall.
She finished her two-year career averaging 11.0 points per game, 668 points and making 109 three-pointers. She also averaged 4.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
She heads to a Azusa Pacific team that had a record of 28-4 and reached the Division II NCAA West Regionals.
Click here to see her signing photo gallery.