[transitive] slap somebody/something (+ adv./prep.) to hit somebody/something with the flat part of your hand synonym smack
She slapped his face hard.
She slapped him hard across the face.
‘Congratulations!’ he said, slapping me on the back.
Clearly, volleyball players hit the ball using the flat part of their hands.
My question is:
In volleyball, we say "She slapped the ball away from the blockers to the corner" or "She hit the ball away from the blockers to the corner"