The Terps beat Ball State, Tulsa, Florida International and Samford.
Kerr recorded five hits at the Sun Devil Classic, including a critical two-run double vs. Wisconsin.
It was the Terps' second loss to the Sun Devils in the tournament.
The Terps earned their second consecutive win for the first time this season.
Infielder Taylor Okada went 4-for-5 with three RBI.
The Tigers handed the Terps their worst loss of the season, a 21-2 drubbing.
The Terps struck first but couldn't hang on.
"Our effort will allow the process to be successful.”
Montgomery led Louisiana Tech to 30 or more wins in each of the past five seasons.
The Terps are slated to take on Pittsburgh and Clemson in February.