SFU, GNAC Mourn Loss Of Student-Athlete Brandon Bassi

Friday, May 24, 2019
by Simon Fraser Athletic Communications

BURNABY – Simon Fraser University, its men's soccer program and our students and student-athletes are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Brandon Bassi, a first-year student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a member of the men's soccer team.
Brandon was an outstanding athlete, a caring teammate, and an inspirational young man. His loss will be felt deeply by the SFU community. We offer our sincere condolences to the Bassi family and to everyone who knew Brandon and was touched by his passion, his empathy and his friendship.
"There are no words to express the pain and feeling of loss we are all experiencing," said SFU men's soccer head coach Clint Schneider. "We lost a tremendous individual. Brandon was an outstanding teammate, student and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bassi family during this extremely difficult time."