Meharg on Duffin:
"Cornelia worked exceedingly hard to develop her technical skills this past spring. Playing formal indoor hockey was her biggest asset towards this goal. Cornelia is naturally strong, willing and a polished finisher in front of the goal. She will play in one of the forward positions."
As a freshman in 2008:
Saw time in 14 games, including three ACC contests against Boston College, Duke and North Carolina...tallied her first collegiate goal in the 5-1 victory over Penn on Oct. 12...saw time in the national semifinal against Iowa, an eventual 2-1 win in double overtime (Nov. 21)...registered two shots in the Sept. 7 contest at Michigan...tallied a shot on goal versus Old Dominion on Sept. 5...named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Earned three letters in field hockey at Moorestown High School where she scored a Burlington County-record 60 career goals...led the Quakers to the N.J. Group III state title, en route to The Star Ledger second team all-state honors and Courier Post All-Star Jersey second team laurels...team's leading scorer as a junior and senior where she earned numerous honors, including: first team Liberty League, The Star Ledger first team All-Group III, second team All-South Jersey, first team Burlington County Times and Courier Post first team All-South Jersey Group III...also participated in the New Jersey Senior All-Star Game...Quakers also won the 2005 and 2006 Liberty Division titles and Central Jersey Group III crowns in 2006 and 2007...also lettered in basketball once and lacrosse twice.
Enrolled in letters & sciences at Maryland...named to Moorestown's Honor and Service Society...one of 11 children, including seven daughters, of Ada Steinmetz Duffin and Joseph Duffin, Jr....has four brothers (Joseph , Patrick , Daniel  and Michael ) and seven sisters (Justine , Victoria , Catherine , Mary , Selma  and Theodora )...Cornelia McFadden Steinmetz Duffin was born in Camden, N.J, on May 21, 1990.