Hughes took over after Steve Aird left to coach Indiana.
Buckeyes setter Becca Mauer had 46 assists.
The Terps play four top-10 teams in a row.
Kelsey Wicinski has mentored freshman Samantha Burgio this season.
The Terps replaced Taylor Smith with Abigail Bentz.
The Terps’ recent road trips will prepare them for a grueling Big Ten schedule.
The Terps finished with the same record in 2017 and 2018, but they they took different paths to get there.
The Terps forced five sets but couldn’t prevent their 20th loss of the season.
The Terps contained Boilermakers star Sherridan Atkinson in their first matchup, but her teammates stepped up.
The loss moved the Terps to 2-12 in Big Ten play.