The Terps have one weekend remaining in their regular season, and are currently riding a high following a string of strong performances.
The Terps came back down to earth on Friday evening, losing to four conference opponents and posting their lowest score in nearly a month.
Coach Brett Nelligan relied on Osterhout and Rothenbuescher when there were injuries in the Terps' starting lineup.
The Terps have never beaten a team as highly ranked as the Golden Gophers. They posted the fourth-highest score in the history of the program while doing it.
The Terps open up a three-meet homestand on Friday against Nebraska.
The Terps posted season-high event scores on every rotation but still came up short to the Spartans.
Silberman and Tsiknias both returned to the Terps' lineup after months of injury rehabilitation
Despite higher overall scores compared to their season opener last week, the Terps couldn't secure a win against the Scarlet Knights.
The Terps posted their lowest overall score since 2017 but came back from an early deficit to beat Pittsburgh and Long Island.
Maryland will be facing off with Eastern Michigan in the first round of the tournament April 1.