The Terps dropped their third consecutive game after starting the season 5-0.
The Terps are benefitting from Donnell Brown as a pass rusher, starters are returning from injuries and sign stealing allegations against Michigan could impact preparation.
The Terps have lost three straight in Big Ten play while struggling on offense.
The Terps fell to 3-4 in Big Ten play ahead of a critical matchup against No. 1 Wisconsin.
The Terps scored just two second-half goals in Saturday's loss to the Wildcats.
The Terps re-enter the AP poll top 25 for first time since December.
The Terps went undefeated at home in Big Ten play and were 16-1 at Xfinity Center this season.
Northwestern missed all 13 of its shots from the field in the second quarter as the Terps held the Wildcats to just two points in the frame.
Stefan Copetti scored the Terps' only goal in the 74th minute.
Schrader and the Terps are on a six-dual losing streak — they hope to turn the tides against Michigan State and Northwestern.