The Terps and Boilermakers traded set points in a fourth set Purdue ultimately took, 30-28.
The Terps beat Iowa without Rainelle Jones and Laila Ricks.
The Terps were without the services of Rainelle Jones and Laila Ricks against the Nittany Lions.
The Terps haven't beaten the Nittany Lions since 1983.
The Terps have lost 23 straight games to the Nittany Lions, a streak that dates back to 1983.
The Terps won their first game over a ranked opponent since they took down No. 2 Wisconsin in September 2021.
Sam Csire totaled 16 kills as the Terps won all three sets over the Wildcats.
The Terps battle an improved Northwestern team before a duel against No. 9 Purdue.
The Terps remain winless in the Big Ten.
The Terps will face Michigan State and Nebraska in their next two matchups.