Five Questions with Charles Arsenescu


Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

Q1. At what age did you begin to play hockey and who introduced the sport to you?

A1. I started playing at age six. My dad was watching the Kings game on TV. After seeing it for the first time, I just fell in love with it.


Q2.What team are you on right now, and where do you guys play?

A2.I play defense for the LA Selects. We compete at the national level so the team has been to Washington DC, Boston, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, Wisconsin and areas in Canada such as, Quebec, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.


Q3. How long have you been with the LA Selects and how did you obtain your position with this team?

A3. I’ve been on the team for four years. The coach called me and told me he wanted me on his team. He knew me from a team I had previously played for.


Q4.What is it about this sport that caught your attention so much? Why hockey?

A4.It requires a high level of competition, and the work that has to be put in, in order to be successful, makes me want to play this sport and achieve greatness.


Q5. What has hockey brought to you as a person?

A5. It has brought me fulfillment and made me strive to be a better student and a better person overall.