The win is the Terps' first since a Aug. 27 victory over UNC Greensboro and snapped a four-game losing streak.
The Terps failed to score for their sixth consecutive match and remain rooted to the bottom of the Big Ten standings.
The Terps have missed four penalty kicks in nine games this season.
The Terps have earned just one point and have failed to score in their first five Big Ten matches.
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.
The Terps' scoring struggles continued against the No. 22 Wolverines.
Friday night marked the Terps' third straight game without a goal and its fifth straight without a win.
The Terps surrendered three goals in the game's first 20 minutes.
The Terps have been shut out in each of their first three conference matchups and earned just one point in Big Ten play.