The Terps finished Friday 1-1 after beating Florida International earlier in the day.
The Terps overcame a five-point deficit in the fourth set to claim a season-opening victory against the Panthers.
The Terps have knocked off top Big Ten teams in recent years but are still looking to reach their first NCAA tournament under coach Adam Hughes.
Multiple players stepped up in elevated roles as the Terps scratched two top 10 upsets in a 16-win campaign.
The program’s all-time block leader contributed to the match-sealing rejection in Maryland’s 3-2 win over Indiana.
The Terps finished 8-5 on the road this season, their best road mark since finishing 9-5 in 2018.
The Terps and Boilermakers traded set points in a fourth set Purdue ultimately took, 30-28.
The Terps fell to the Wolverines just a day after defeating No. 5 Ohio State.
An upset could help the Terps atone for previous struggles at The Pavilion.