11/09/2012 05:29 pm ET

Volleyball Spike Hits Winfield-Mount Union Player In Face, Then Hits Fan (VIDEO)

The United States' Olympic women's volleyball team could have used a weapon like this during the London Games.

In a girls' high school volleyball match late last month, a scary moment occurred when a Holy Trinity Catholic High (Iowa) player delivered a powerful spike against Winfield-Mount Union that nailed an opposing player in the face. As the injured player hit the floor, the ball didn't stop traveling. It ricocheted off the Winfield-Mount Union player and then hit an unsuspecting fan walking toward the door.

Fortunately, the Winfield-Mount Union player was fine and didn't suffer any major head injuries, coach David Pieart told Yahoo's Prep Rally.

The fan got up immediately and ran out of the gym.

Given how the ball managed to take out two people, Sports Grid dubbed it as "the most lethal girl’s volleyball spike of any and all time." It's hard to argue with that title. Although Business Insider's description of the double takeout as the "best two-for-one deal ever" probably has adherents among Holy Trinity Catholic fans.

Holy Trinity Catholic went on to win the match 3-0 to earn a trip the Iowa State Tournament.



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