The Terps relied on five different goalscorers in the second half to earn their third Big Ten title.
The Terps will appear in their 31st straight NCAA tournament.
Three late goals helped the Terps beat their rivals and clinch their third Big Ten championship.
Bernhardt's career-high eight goals and 10 points helped him become the Terps' all-time leading points scorer.
The Terps play Thursday against Michigan.
The sophomore keeper made a big impact for the Terps in her first collegiate tournament.
Izzy Scane scored nine times for the Wildcats as the Terps could not pull off the upset.
Lizzie Colson forced a late turnover to seal the victory for the Terps.
Jared Bernhardt and Nick Grill were named the conference's offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively.
The first-year attacker has become a go-to option for the Terps in their 2021 campaign.