"We're coming for Big Tens and nationals."
Kyle Cochran's 11-2 major decision in the 165 match was one of Maryland's only bright spots.
The Terps fell to 2-16 in meets this season.
197-pounder Jaron Smith took a close decision, but the Terps ultimately lost another Big Ten dual.
Brandon Cray won the 125-pound bout, but the Terps lost the rest of the way.
“If we start the match off flat, that’s going to affect the whole team."
The Terps suffered shutouts twice last season, once to then-No. 7 Minnesota and another to then-No. 3 Iowa.
Jaron Smith won by injury default to secure the meet for the Terps.
After falling behind 15-4, the Terps rallied to pull within three — but they ultimately came up short.
197-pounder Jaron Smith set the tone early.