The Terps were without key players Sam Burgio and Jada Gardner.
The Terps are the Big Ten's leader in blocks, with 2.71 per match.
The captain had 18 kills and 16 digs for the Terps in Friday's 3-2 victory over Michigan.
Laila Ricks and Lexy Finnerty starred as the Terps claimed their first victory of the season.
Outside hitter Erika Pritchard notched a team-high 21 kills as the Terps fell just short of a second straight victory over the Wolverines.
The Terps rattled off six straight points in the final frame to take the lead for good.
The Terps are off to the worst start in program history.
Burgio has starred as a defender for the Terps, tying for second in the Big Ten in digs per set.
"We're still not quite there yet."
Outside hitter Erika Pritchard racked up a game-high 21 kills for the Terps.