“Nicole is kind of the quarterback of the squad," coach Adam Hughes said.
The Terps have lost nine straight sets.
“It’s a lot,” Rath said, “but I just have to remember that I’m a freshman and be nice to myself.”
Dana Rettke notched a match-high 17 kills and a .654 hitting percentage.
"The group is excited for a challenge.”
“Historically, they’re a great defensive team, so we need to keep swinging when that stuff happens.”
After pushing the Nittany Lions to five sets in the teams' first meeting, the Terps were handled Saturday night.
Despite having no Big Ten wins, the Wildcats took the Terps to five sets.
The Wildcats entered the game without a Big Ten win but took the Terps the distance.
While the Wildcats are 0-8 in Big Ten play, the Terps aren't underestimating them.