The Slovenian’s double carried the Terps to a 3-1 win.
Padilla was among the best on the pitch while playing a career-high 74 minutes.
Maryland repeated its scoreline from the 2018 national championship against Akron.
The Terps have shown flashes of brilliance, despite not getting the right results.
The Terps have struggled for goalscoring opportunities through the first two matches.
The Terps fell 2-0 to Virginia
The Terps exercised patience on Thursday night.
The Hofstra transfer could fill the void left by the departure of Amar Sejdic.