Maryland hired Karn last fall to spark a Terps softball program still looking to break through.
The win snapped the Terps' three-game losing streak.
The Terps nearly upset a top-10 ranked opponent in the opening weekend for the second consecutive season.
The Terps blended the energy of their freshmen and the experience of their fifth-year seniors and graduate students throughout their 2023 season.
The Terps were outshot 16-6 in the season-ending defeat.
The Terps convincingly won their opening round matchup of the national tournament.
Freshman goalie Alyssa Klebasko will fulfill her long-held aspirations when taking the pitch for the Terps in the NCAA tournament.
Freshmen Josie Hollamon, Alyssa Klebasko and Maci Bradford have payed key roles in the Terps' success this season.
The Terps lost in double overtime to the tournament’s top-seeded team and failed to capture their first championship since 2018.
The Terps will face top-seeded Northwestern on Sunday in the conference title game.