The Terps have lost three straight in Big Ten play while struggling on offense.
The Terps' losing streak is their longest of the season.
Dowler, who grew up near Madison, will play her first collegiate game in her home state as the Terps try to pull off the upset.
The Terps fell to 3-4 in Big Ten play ahead of a critical matchup against No. 1 Wisconsin.
The Terps are on pace to finish 10-10 in conference play, which could grant them their first postseason berth since 2005.
The Terps couldn’t complete a second straight victory after topping No. 16 Minnesota on Friday.
The Terps won their first game over the Golden Gophers in the 19th matchup between the programs.
The Terps were swept by the Buckeyes and are trying to beat Minnesota for the first time in program history Friday.
The Terps hit .098, their lowest single-game mark since coach Adam Hughes took over in 2018.
The Terps managed just 20 kills and spewed 30 attack errors and crumbled after two competitive frames.