"I was just really accepting that energy," recruit Desmond Cook said.
The Terps left the Charm City Challenge without dropping a set.
Coach Mike Locksley emphasized the importance of his squad playing to their own standards and not to the opponent.
The Terps hope playing a difficult non-conference schedule will pay off as the Big Ten slate looms.
The Terps posted their fourth straight shutout and a 24 shot performance.
The Terps were unable to record a shot on goal against the Deacons in one of their worst offensive performances of the season.
The Terps are 9-0 and have won 14 straight sets.
The Terps went down in the first six minutes and never found an equalizer, taking their first loss of the season.
The Terps haven't let up a shot in 10 quarters.