2014: Appeared in all 14 games and started the season opener against UMass on Feb. 8 ... recorded two assists for two points ... added seven ground balls and five caused turnovers ... had helpers opposite Lafayette (March 1) and Holy Cross (March 8) ... posted two ground balls against Loyola (March 15) and Colgate (April 18) ... caused a season-high two turnovers opposite the Raiders as well.
2013: Appeared in the first six games in Army's defensive midfield as a rookie ... injury-shortened season ... collected 11 ground balls and caused three turnovers ... scored his first collegiate point on an assist in a 15-6 win over Lafayette (Mar. 23) at Michie Stadium ... scooped a career-best five ground balls in the Black Knight's home victory over Manhattan (Feb. 13) ... followed with three ground balls the following Saturday opposite VMI (Feb. 16).
Prior to West Point: Spent the 2011-12 season under head coach Tom Hansen at the USMA Prep School ... lettered four years as a midfielder at Milton High School under head coach Tom Dell ... earned All-America honors in 2011 ... two-time all-state performer (first team 2011; second team 2010) ... helped lead Milton to a Georgia state title during his junior campaign.
Personal: Austin James Canara was born on Feb. 8, 1993, in Westwood, N.J. ... son of Mike and Liz Canara ... couple's only son of four children - Stephanie, Ashley and Chelsea ... grew up outside of Atlanta, Ga. ... enjoys watching college football and fishing ... major is Systems Management.