Alined previously played for Citizen7 in the NGE Winter Premiere, making it to the group stage before he and his team were eliminated from the tournament. Following his time with Citizen7, he played with the University of California at Berkeley in both their national championship runs in the Tespa Collegiate Series. At the time, he played DPS.
He will be competing for a spot on the starting roster with Milkymann, the team's other main tank. Milkymann played for Mayhem Academy in their first game, a loss, while Alined played in Mayhem Academy's second game, a victory.
The next Contenders match for Mayhem Academy is against defending champions Fusion University July 17.