Millard Lang excelled in a variety of sports during a highly successful athletic career at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute High School. Lang demonstrated his extraordinary ability by winning 12 letters in five sports. While attending Johns Hopkins University, Lang was selected as an All-American four times. As a first team All-American on three separate occasions at three different positions: third defense, second attack, and out home. He was also a member of the undefeated Johns Hopkins team from 1932-1934, which won three national championships. Lang was elected captain of the 1934 championship team.
As a member of the 1932 U.S. Olympic team, Lang helped defeat Canada in two exhibition games. Lang enjoyed an immensely successful soccer career culminating with his election to the Soccer Hall of Fame in 1951. He played professional soccer with three different teams during a 12-year span and was a member of the national champions in 1938. Lang passed away in 2002.