The Terps will face No. 2-seed Rutgers on Friday at 3:30 p.m in the tournament semifinals.
The Terps' coach has developed multiple mottos during her 36 years with the program that she hopes will prepare her players for postseason play.
The Terps will be the No. 3 seed in the Big Ten tournament.
Popper's four goals in four matches have helped the Terps throughout their seven-game winning streak.
The Terps beat Indiana, 2-1, on Sunday in their final home game of the season.
Maci Bradford's third-quarter goal proved to be the game-winner for the Terps.
The Terps' sixth straight win could prove crucial as they wrangle for postseason seeding in a crowded Big Ten.
The Terps are 4-1 in Big Ten play with three conference matches remaining.
The Terps claimed their third Big Ten victory and extended their winning streak to four games.
Nick Greyno, the Terps' new strength and conditioning coach, is applying lessons he learned elsewhere to his new role.