The American Raptors signed Lucas Gramlick for 2023 and hopes to be on the Super Rugby Americas roster. The 22-year-old lock is 6’9″ and 310 lbs.
Lucas is from American Canyon, California, and attended American Canyon High School, graduating in 2018. He was an offensive lineman and also was on the wrestling team. In football, he was an All-Solano County Athletic Conference selection as a senior and named the 2017 Napa Valley Register Athlete of the year. In 2018 he was a top 12 finisher in the CIF State Wrestling Championship. He also was on the basketball and track teams.
Lucas attended UCLA from 2018 through 2022, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He played football and in his senior year was on the rugby team. He then joined the American Raptors.