Padilla had scored two goals for the Terps this season.
The Terps upset then-No. 14 Cal State Fullerton on Saturday.
“It’s time for people to kind of wake up and understand that we’re the real deal.”
The match featured seven yellow cards.
The Terps were without Paul Bin, William James Herve and Brayan Padilla through injury.
Eric Matzelevich scored once and David Kovacic notched a brace for the Terps in the second half.
Even though midfielder Malcolm Johnston was sent off in the first half, the Terps managed a 0-0 tie with the Badgers.
Coach Sasho Cirovski switched to a 3-5-2 formation from the Terps' usual 4-3-3.
Defender Brett St. Martin scored in the 109th minute.
The Wildcats capitalized on a bevy of Terps miscues.