The Terps split their Saturday doubleheader after a loss to LIU.
The Terps have lost four straight and rank 13th in the Big Ten in batting average.
The Terps won by run rule to open the afternoon then collapsed late to fall to the Orange.
Maryland hired Karn last fall to spark a Terps softball program still looking to break through.
The win snapped the Terps' three-game losing streak.
The Terps nearly upset a top-10 ranked opponent in the opening weekend for the second consecutive season.
The Terps returned just half of last year's roster and have a new coach, Lauren Karn.
Lauren Karn will be at the helm for the Terps in 2024, looking to improve upon their best season in more than a decade.
Karn replaces former coach Mark Montgomery, who resigned in July.
Assistant coach Laura Heberling will serve as interim head coach while the athletic department conducts its search for a new head coach.