Brian Oliver joins the ThunderBolts for his second season in Windy City in 2014. It is his fifth as a professional. He originally signed with the Bolts on July 1, 2013. He rejoined the team on August 18, 2014. The ThunderBolts are Brian's seventh independent team played for and the Frontier League is his fourth independent league. He began his pro career playing for former Windy City manager Morgan Burkhart in Calgary in 2009. Brian played at Indiana State University in 2008, when he went 1-3 with a 7.28 ERA in 19 games (five starts) and hit .274 in 95 at bats. He also attended Fresno City College and Fresno Central High School in Fresno, California.