The Terps give up almost four more runs against power-conference opponents than to non-Power Five opponents.
Wyche retired the first 12 batters she faced before being pulled in the fifth inning.
The Terps let a conference victory slip through their grasp in the seventh inning.
The Terps defeated North Dakota earlier on Friday in their home-opener.
Terps' coach Mark Montgomery keeps an honest dialogue with players on his team and those interested in transferring to College Park.
The latter half of the Terps' lineup helped it beat Fairfield Friday.
The Terps moved to 16-4 on the season with the dramatic win.
Wyche has been able to attack the top of the strike zone to keep batters guessing.
Both pitchers notched shutouts as the Terps won their first two games of the Pirate Invitational.
Schlotterbeck emerged as a leader on and off or the field in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.