"We did our very best to represent our school, our state, our alums with pride because we do love representing them, and it means so much to us."
The Terps suffered their fifth loss in the national championship game under coach John Tillman.
The Terps and rival Virginia will square off Monday afternoon.
The Terps were dominant all game, holding the Blue Devils to a season-low five goals.
The two connected three times in the final 25 minutes to send the Terps through to the NCAA semifinals against Duke.
DeMaio needed just 39 seconds of overtime to claim a victory for the Terps and set a date with Duke in the semifinals.
The Terps relied on five different goalscorers in the second half to earn their third Big Ten title.
Three late goals helped the Terps beat their rivals and clinch their third Big Ten championship.
The Terps play Thursday against Michigan.
The first-year attacker has become a go-to option for the Terps in their 2021 campaign.