Courtney Wyche limited the Fighting Illini's offense throughout the Terps' crucial win.
Courtney Wyche and Trinity Schlotterbeck combined to strike out 11 and only allowed three runs across the two games.
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.
The Terps have lost four of their last five games.
Trinity Schlotterbeck and Keira Bucher combined to allow just three hits as the Terps evened up the weekend series.
The Terps left multiple runners in scoring position in the loss.
Amelia Lech is excelling for the Terps after a freshman year that saw her lose multiple people close to her.
The Terps defeated North Dakota earlier on Friday in their home-opener.