"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.
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.
The Terps relied on five different goalscorers in the second half to earn their third Big Ten title.
The Terps play Thursday against Michigan.
Jared Bernhardt and Nick Grill were named the conference's offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively.
The Terps trailed in the fourth quarter for the first time all season against the Blue Jays before rallying late to win.