The Terps snuck into the tournament after finishing the season on a 4-1-2 run.
The Terps suffered a litany of injuries in the lead up to their Big Ten tournament defeat on Wednesday.
The Terps were struck down in the Big Ten tournament's semifinals.
Padilla has seen an uptick in his minutes toward the end of the season.
"I think a big part of Maryland culture and being a part of the Maryland athletics family is the theme of resilience."
The Terps' keeper registered four saves and came up clutch in penalties.
Mike Heitzmann's strike helped the Terps walk off the Scarlet Knights with a 5-4 edge in penalties.
Two Terps also made the all-freshman squad.
The Terps start their Big Ten tournament run with a rematch against Rutgers on Saturday afternoon.
The Buckeyes scored three goals in the second half.