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.
Mike Heitzmann's strike helped the Terps walk off the Scarlet Knights with a 5-4 edge in penalties.
Both goalkeepers pulled off a handful of impressive saves throughout Wednesday's match.
The win snapped the Terps three-game skid.
Despite a 53rd minute Scarlet Knights red card, the Terps couldn't find a goal.
The Terps are averaging 11 shots per goal, fourth-highest in the Big Ten.
"We really played too safe, didn't take any risks."
Herve would have starred in the midfield for the Terps.
Paul Bin, William James Herve and Brayan Padilla were sidelined for much of 2019.