Sandoval wasn’t ready to give up on his time with the Terps despite initially deciding to move on when graduating last spring.
“I can say that I’ve been a part of both Maryland’s Big Ten wins … it doesn’t get any less sweet,” Smith said.
Any chance of back-to-back conference wins for the Terps after they notched their first in 63 matches on Friday was stomped early by the top-ranked Nittany Lions.
The Terps snapped a streak that's spanned since 2016 against the Boilermakers.
Brown hasn't lost a bout in over a month for the Terps despite entering their tough conference schedule.
King Sandoval and Michael North both lost in their first bouts back.
The Terps hope the experience gained from a grueling Big Ten slate translates to postseason success.
John Martin Best was the only Terp to win his bout.
The Terps had just two individual winners against the Spartans.
The Terps gave up 21 straight points in the middle of the dual.