Madison's Conor Casey was eliminated in match play today at the 109th Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur Championship at Piping Rock Club in Locust Valley, N.Y.
The sixteenth-seeded Casey was defeated 5 and 4 by top seed Alex Edfort of Neshanic Valley Golf Course in the Round of 16.
Casey, representing , earlier carded a one-under-par 74-70-144 through the first two rounds on the on the par-71, 6,846-yard course.
Casey shot a three-over 74, good for a five-way tie for 28th after Wednesday's first round.
The recent graduate and captain of the Villanova University golf team rebounded Thursday from a three-over first round with a one-under 70, which moved him up into a four-way tie for 15th, 10 strokes off the lead.
Casey in July finished ninth in sectional qualifying for the USGA Amateur Golf Championship.