Nicole Alford, Katie Myers, Allegra Rivas and others missed time.
“These are the kind of losses that make us realize we just have to keep going as a program.”
“It’s something we have to work through, and that’s kind of been a theme of the season for us — constant adversity with injuries.”
Without Rivas, the Terps' back-row defense struggled.
The Terps employed the 5-1 last season, with Alford as the lone setter.
The Boilermakers racked up seven service aces while the Terps had none.
After topping Indiana on Friday, the Terps couldn't put it together against the Boilermakers.
Hoosiers outside hitter Breana Edwards racked up 39 kills in the match.
Katie Myers and Nicole Alford are expected to miss the match against Indiana.
Smith didn’t record a kill but notched three blocks.