The Terps lost to the Buckeyes in their home-opener last season.
The Terps hope playing a difficult non-conference schedule will pay off as the Big Ten slate looms.
The Terps went down in the first six minutes and never found an equalizer, taking their first loss of the season.
Goals from Joshua Bolma and Chris Rindov kept the Terps' perfect record in tact.
Two goalkeepers are battling for a spot in the starting 11.
Freshman Caden Stafford scored the lone goal of the match, opening his Terp career on a high note.
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 were struck down in the Big Ten tournament's semifinals.
The Terps' keeper registered four saves and came up clutch in penalties.