"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.
DeMaio needed just 39 seconds of overtime to claim a victory for the Terps and set a date with Duke in the semifinals.
Jared Bernhardt led the way, scoring six goals for the Terps, earning a first round victory over the Catamounts.
Three late goals helped the Terps beat their rivals and clinch their third Big Ten championship.
Jared Bernhardt and Nick Grill were named the conference's offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively.
The Terps scored three goals in the last two minutes to complete a perfect regular season.
The Terps went on a 7-0 run in the second and third quarters, including a strike from goalie Logan McNaney.
The Terps tallied 13 assists on 18 goals in the win over the Wolverines.
“Big Ten lacrosse is big guy lacrosse."