The Terps scored three first-half goals and held off a late charge from the Retrievers to remain undefeated.
Freshman Caden Stafford scored the lone goal of the match, opening his Terp career on a high note.
The Terps open their season against No. 18 Charlotte on Thursday.
Herve retired from soccer in 2020 and began following his love of fashion back home in France.
The Terps surrendered two goals in the final six minutes of the loss to Missouri State.
Jon Koka's winning strike came with 35 seconds left as the Bears and Terps traded three goals in the final 7 minutes.
The Terps will take on Missouri State in the opening round of the tournament.
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.