In the first three quarters, Maryland's defense didn't allow Wake Forest a run longer than 13 yards. Linebacker Erin Henderson led the defense with 12 tackles, forced and recovered a first-quarter fumble and had an interception he returned 8 yards.
In overtime, quarterback Jordan Steffy was sacked twice and Maryland ran four plays for a loss of 22 yards. Wake Forest's 100-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the third quarter changed the game.
The Terps (2-2) will face No. 10 Rutgers (3-0) at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Piscataway, N.J. The Scarlet Knights are holding opponents to nine points per game.