Lauren Karn will be at the helm for the Terps in 2024, looking to improve upon their best season in more than a decade.
Karn replaces former coach Mark Montgomery, who resigned in July.
The Terps were ranked early in the season, but just missed out on an NCAA tournament bid. Their roster is poised to look a lot different next year.
The Terps cruised to a victory after scoring three runs in the opening inning and will play the winner of San José State and BYU on Friday.
The pitcher's big day contributed to the Terps clinching their final regular-season series.
Courtney Wyche limited the Fighting Illini's offense throughout the Terps' crucial win.
The Terps gave up two runs in the sixth inning and failed to score apart from Ameila Lech's one-run homer in the third inning.
The Terps were 1-of-9 with runners in scoring position in the loss.
The Terps reached the 30-win threshold for the first time since 2013 with 11 games remaining in the regular season.