WINNING EDGE

Winning Edge:  An original screenplay

 

Genre:  Drama, Sports, Coming-of-Age, Romance

 

Logline:  A female athlete struggles to find her winning edge on the ice and identity off after suffering a concussion to comeback and play on the first U.S. Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Team.  

 

Summary:  Lexi McCarthy, a senior from Brown University, dreams of winning the gold medal and playing on the first U.S. Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Team until an illegal hit by rival center, Sam Riley, knocks her unconscious to the ice with a major concussion.  Faced with the uncertainty of life without sports, Lexi struggles to regain her confidence while her boyfriend, Drew, gets drafted by the NHL and enters into a multi-million dollar contract.

 

Awards:  Fade In Awards - Semi Finalist

                    Final Draft Big Break - Quarter Finalist

EARLY RECRUITING

Lexi Ledoyen, #23 Capital Club Lacrosse, carries the ball in the midfield with an injury on her left knee at the Nike Elite G8 girls lacrosse tournament (2015).  The green band on Lexi's left arm shows she has committed to Syracuse as an early recruit. © Early Recruiting - Equity IX - SportsOgram

SPORTSOGRAM

Lindsay Ernst runs in the 2017 NYC Marathon at mile 25 with a huge smile on her face and arms lined in victory.  © Equity IX - SportsOgram - photo by Leigh Ernst Friestedt NYC Marathon - Equity IX - SportsOgram
Kerrin Maurer, #9 Duke, top center with eye black under her goggles carries the ball in midfield against Syracuse midfielder at the ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship (2015).  Maurer was a top player from St. Anthony's and early recruit to Duke women's lac Early Recruiting - Equity IX - SportsOgram
Gregory and Annabelle Fowlkes race their Indian sailboat at the Constable Cup in Nantucket.  Gregory is wearing a light blue hat with a matching Indian long sleeve t-shirt. Annabelle has a yellow hat and is hiking out of the boat.  © 2017 Equity IX - Spor Sailing - Equity IX - SportsOgram

FILMS

Annie Dyson, #14 Capital Lacrosse Club, is an early recruit at UVA.  Dyson showcases in front of top college coaches at the Nike Elite G8 girls lacrosse tournament (2015).  The green arm band on her left bicep shows that she has committed early to college Early Recruiting - Equity IX - SportsOgram

Leigh Ernst Friestedt

Leigh Ernst Friestedt - CEO and Founder of Equity IX and SportsOgram - sports photography (lacrosse, sailing, tennis, marathons) and analyzes key issues in sports including early recruiting, NCAA rules, gender equity and Title IX. Leigh Ernst Friestedt - Equity IX, LLC
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