Depth is key in this tournament format and ND has had it
by Indy77 (2022-03-27 16:04:48)

In reply to: I guess we were nice hosts: 5 visitors got individual NCs,  posted by Domerduck

consistently over the years, especially in qualifying 2 athletes per weapon.

It wasn't always that way. In the '77 and '78 titles, ND qualified the allowable maximum of a single athlete per weapon. Fortunately the team returned experienced '77 tournament championns who played a significant role in the '78 championship.