"We played hard, we gave it all we had. Our goal was to get to the second game and see what happened. You have to give credit to Tennessee Wesleyan -- they have a very good team."
David Bergin hit a pair of homers and drove in six runs to lead Wesleyan's offense and Josh McDaniel tossed six innings on short rest, retiring the final 16 batters he faced.
Tennessee Wesleyan (40-19) advances to the World Series for the second straight year after advancing out of the Columbus, Ga., bracket in 2010.
Cumberland wraps up the season with a record of 46-16.
CU won Sunday's opener with a 17-hit barrage against TN Wesleyan pitching, led by four hits each from jesse Bowman (6 RIB) and Tommy Crews.