The Terps have taken just one point from their first five Big Ten games and couldn't overcome an early two-goal deficit in their loss to the Scarlet Knights.
The Terps outshot Northwestern 15-10 in the 2-0 loss and registered seven shots on target, their most in a Big Ten game this year.
Friday night marked the Terps' third straight game without a goal and its fifth straight without a win.
The Terps have earned just one point from a possible nine in their first three conference games.
The Terps are on a five-game winless streak; their last victory came on Aug. 27.
In first regular season Big Ten loss since 2021, Maryland men’s soccer’s offensive struggles continued
The Terps were held scoreless for the third time this season.
Micah Seger's giveaway helped the Nittany Lions score the game-winner.
Nitzl battled through an injury and missed the Terps' first few games, but continued to lead from the sideline.
The Terps started their defense of the regular season Big Ten championship with one point instead of three.
The Terps started this year against three ranked squads and a team receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches top-25 poll.