The Terps’ endurance and vocal leaders have helped them battle.
The Terps dropped their second game of the season at the Stony Brook tournament.
Ricks totalled 16 kills across two games, including a career-high tying 10 in the first match to pace the Terps.
Rainelle Jones knows what Rachel Richardson went through, the Terps player reached out.
The freshman recorded 28 kills over her first three collegiate matches.
Shomaker had 27 kills as the Terps fell to the Eagles.
Adam Hughes’ squad started the campaign strong behind strong performances from Rainelle Jones and Sam Csire.
The Terps are coming off of one of their most successful seasons since joining the Big Ten in 2014.
The Terps will open up their season against Rhode Island on Aug. 26
Hughes is poised to lead the up-and-coming program through the 2027 season.