LA Giltinis added Santa Monica and LA Giltinis Academy lock/back row, Sam Peri, to the roster for the match against the Dallas Jackals. The 28-year-old is 6’6″ and 230 lbs.
Sam is from Moraga, California, and played in the San Francisco Bay area for Lamorinda Rugby Club, where he won a state high school championship over Jesuit High School in 2012. He was also a High School All-American in both rugby sevens and fifteens and played in the Rosslyn Park 7s in the U.K. in 2012.
He attended the University of Arizona from 2012 to 2016, playing for the D1A Arizona Wildcats. In 2018 he played professionally for San Diego Legion, playing 145 minutes in 3 matches, including one start.
Sam also played for San Francisco Golden Gate in the Pacific Rugby Premiership, 404 Rugby, and with Rugby ATL in the preseason. Currently, he plays for the Santa Monica Dolphins and the LA Giltinis Academy.