Travis Weaver starts his first year as a ThunderBolt in 2012. He joined the team as part of a trade with the Normal CornBelters on March 19, 2012. In 2011 Weaver briefly spent time at both Lake County as well as the Lincoln Saltdogs of the American Assocation. Born in Weyers Cave, Virginia, he went to Fort Defiance High in Grottoes, VA. He then attended Bluefield College.