After staying close with Rutgers all day, even taking a lead early in the match, the Wolverines couldn’t pull out the victory.
Northwestern used aggressive defense to jump out to a 17-0 lead against Michigan in Evanston.
Each time the Buckeyes established a lead, Coughlan or Korten brought Michigan back.
Michigan stood still as the Maryland sideline rushed the field to celebrate the 8-7 win.
With a young squad on the field, Michigan focused its effort on utilizing a combination of freshman youth and senior experience to combat the strong Maryland team.
The Wolverines played impressive defense throughout the game, but the Buckeyes proved to be too much in the end, winning 10-9.
Michigan and Colorado traded goals in the final 10 minutes, and the Buffaloes came out on top, 11-4.
The Wolverines have scored fewer than 10 goals in five straight games and have gone 1-4 during that stretch.
With their backs against the wall, the Wolverines’ two leading scorers, junior attacker Ian King and senior attacker Kyle Jackson, were watching from the sidelines with injuries.
In their first two outdoor home games of the season, the Wolverines split contests with UMass and Duquesne.