Lochland a World Cup rookie at just 20 years of age, had qualified into the restricted World Cup final field of only 12 athletes, after her performances earlier in the season.
The exciting mass start format is a long distance race where all of the skaters are racing head to head on the ice at once, at a regular World Cup there might be 25 athletes on the ice. The aim is first to the finish, but ranking points are scored during the two sprints laps.
The Berlin event was won by German veteran Claudia Pechstein, followed by Dutch athlete Mariska Huisman and Austrian Anna Rokita in third place.
The final World Cup rankings for the season after three events were:
1. Mariska Huisman NED, 320 points, 2. Claudia Pechstein GER, 310 points, 3. Anna Rokita AUT, 175 points, 6. Brooke Lochland AUS, 111 points
Lochland will now return to Australia, while AIS team mate Daniel Grieg has qualified for entry to the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships, in both the 500m and 1000m events. The World Championships will be held in Heerenveen, Netherlands on 22-25 March.