On a season-low 23 shots, the Terps notched 14 goals.
Steele notched four first-half goals in a five-minute span.
The Terps rank 13th in the nation in goals allowed.
From Megan Taylor's saves to Kali Hartshorn's golden goal, the Terps' veterans stepped up.
After being named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, Griffin is growing more consistent.
The Terps won 17-9 despite a season-high 18 turnovers.
The Terps entered halftime on an 8-1 run.
The Terps held their opponent to one goal for the first time since 2003.
On short rest, the Terps put together a complete performance.
The Terps face UMBC on Wednesday and Hofstra on Saturday.